Arizona Corporation Commission

Peabody Energy Joins The Fight To Rescue The Biggest Coal Plant In The U.S. West

Via stltoday.com Coal supplier Peabody Energy is trying to help save one of its biggest U.S. customers. On Thursday, the mining giant released a report it commissioned showing the 2,250-megawatt, coal-fired Navajo power plant in Arizona, the largest in the U.S. West, is capable of making money through 2040, even in an era of cheap natural gas. It’s also offering to cut the price the plant pays for its coal.

Solar jobs continue growth in Arizona, not as fast as rest of nation

Posted April 4, 2017 by Cronkite News Arizona saw a 6 percent increase in solar jobs in 2016, bouncing back from a sharp drop the year before but still trailing well behind the national average growth of 25 percent in solar jobs. Arizona’s 7,310 solar-related jobs put it seventh-most among states last year, according to the Solar Foundation’s 2016 National Solar Jobs Census released Monday. But experts said the nearly 400

Tom Forese named chairman of Arizona Corporation Commission

Arizona got a new utility regulator on Tuesday and the Arizona Corporation Commission also elected a new chairman and hired a new executive director. Via news360.com The five-member commission regulates electric, water and gas utilities and has other duties such as regulating investments, railroad crossings and pipeline safety. Former Chandler Mayor and Superior Court Judge Boyd Dunn was elected in November to the commission along with fellow Republicans and sitting