Solar Power in Arizona

GREENandSAVE staff

Posted on Monday 20th June 2022
Solar Power in Arizona

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The Energy Intelligence Center (EIC) has a strategic partnership with Jordan Energy which is a top solar solutions provider. This article includes some highlights as well as Solar power news in Arizona. EIC’s initial founder, Charlie Szoradi, has a long-standing relationship with Jordan Energy’s founder, Bill Jordan. Charlie engaged Bill and his team for the solar system on Charlie’s beach house in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. Charlie also recently introduced Jordan Energy to one of EIC’s largest clients for major industrial rooftop systems in Pennsylvania and Texas. Click to learn more about Sustainability_Charlie on Instagram. For his youtube channel click here: Learn from Looking.

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Here is an example of some Solar Power News in Aeizona:

Why Arizona Ratepayers Can’t Get No Solar Satisfaction

Arizona's iconic desert landscape has plenty of sky blue days with enough sunshine to generate power for anything and everything, enough to power every community in the Valley for a year.

Arizona has more than 300 days of sunshine annually, 12 percent more of it than 30 years ago, thanks to climate change.

For most Arizonans it's a case of sunshine, sunshine everywhere, and not a drop to power their homes.

Barely 8 percent of the energy powering the Grand Canyon State comes from the sun's rays.

By that calculation, Massachusetts ­harnesses more sunlight than Arizona, with 20 percent of that state's power generation stemming from solar despite having 197 sunny days each year, below the national average.

Arizona is a top generator of solar power, but it doesn't trickle down to the residential electric customers because a quarter of it is sold to utilities in other states, especially Nevada and California.

When individuals try to break free of the utility company's grip over their electric bill by installing solar it can be a difficult hurdle to jump. That's by design, advocates claim.

"In Arizona, people understand that ­solar is here. They understand that solar works," said Bret Fanshaw, director of ­Solar United Neighbors of Arizona.

"They largely want solar. But they can't get it."

Fanshaw heads up Arizona's chapter of a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that advocates for an equitable ­energy system with rooftop solar as the cornerstone.

Advocates, industry workers, consumers, and even courts largely agree that ­Arizona's energy system is far from equitable.

According to a recent federal appeals court decision, utility companies such as the Tempe-based Salt River Project may be held liable for antitrust violations such as price-fixing solar products.

Arizonans seeking energy independence by way of rooftop solar were robbed of the chance to control their electric bill, advocates argued.

Judge Eric D. Miller affirmed that SRP "unlawfully discriminated against customers with solar-energy systems and was ­designed to stifle competition in the ­electricity market."


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