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RFP Issued: PII of Solar Zone at UA Tech Park

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Tech Parks Arizona and Tucson Electric Power this week issued an RFP for companies interested in taking part in Phase II of BEX

January 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Fed Funds Could Move Solar Proj. Forward

By Rebekah Morris for AZ Builder’s Exchange Last week the Trump Administration followed up on a campaign promise to announce investments in infrastructure. A couple BEX

February 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Elon Musk Unveils Rooftop Solar Shingles

By Alexander C. Kaufman for The Huffington Post Elon Musk late Friday debuted glass roofing shingles that generate electricity from the sun, a critical step toward merging BEX

November 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Solar Prop. Opponents Strike Back

By Ryan Randazzo and Mary Jo Pitzl for The Arizona Republic Less than a week after a pro-solar group announced a ballot drive, lawmakers are working with utilities to put a BEX

April 22, 2016 // 1 Comment

PAC Launches Solar Ballot Initiative

By Ryan Randazzo for The Arizona Republic Arizona voters could weigh in on whether utilities can charge special rates to solar customers that make it less economical to go BEX

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Pima County May OK $22M Solar Deal

By Patrick McNamara for Arizona Daily Star The Pima County Board of Supervisors could approve a deal to buy $22M worth of electricity from solar-energy provider Solon BEX

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Report Calls for New Grid Investments

By Jeff St. John for Greentech Media The Obama administration is calling on Congress to approve billions of dollars in new spending to modernize the power grid, as part of a BEX

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

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APS Announces Plans for Hyder II Solar Plant

By Joyce Lobeck for the Yuma Sun APS’ Hyder I, an 18.8MW facility, is the predecessor of the new Hyder II McCarthy Building Cos. has been selected to construct Hyder II, a BEX

September 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Yuma’s Castle Dome School Adds Solar Panels

By Sarah Womer for Yuma Sun Castle Dome Middle School is expected to receive solar panels this year, thanks to an agreement signed by Yuma Elementary District 1 and SolarCity BEX

August 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Yuma Crane ESD OKs Solar Panels

By Sarah Womer for the Yuma Sun Crane Elementary School District schools will be receiving solar power arrays on their campuses in the near future. The Crane governing board BEX

July 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Surprise Mayor Does Grand Ave. Video

By Dustin Gardner for The Arizona Republic Blogs Scottsdale Unified School District Director of Facilities & Operations Rick Freeman walks along an array of solar panels BEX

June 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Endorsement Pursued for San Luis Solar Plant

By Cesar Neyoy fpr Yuma Sun Photo Credit: The Durango Herald Rebuffed earlier by the city council in its efforts to build a solar power plant here, a California firm still BEX

June 12, 2012 // 0 Comments