More Energy Stories

Race underway for Corporation Commission, Arizona's 'fourth branch of government'

The Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates utilities, pipelines and securities, has three open seats this fall.

A 'collision of crises' is leaving thousands in Tucson struggling with electric bills

Record heat, unemployment and a pandemic are adding to household financial troubles.

Corporation Commission member urges 2050 clean energy target

The member of the Arizona Corporation Commission wants utilities to use 100% clean energy by 2050.

Clean energy produced on Navajo land could help power Los Angeles

With the recent closure of the Navajo Generating Station, Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles.

Conservationists: Oil drilling plan doesn't do enough to protect Chaco

The BLM projects as many as 3,000 new oil and gas wells in the area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

As Western coal plants close, what happens to their water?

Closures looming, communities are starting to discuss how this newly freed up water should be put to use.

Navajo Nation wants to provide power To LA

The deal is the latest attempt to make up for the lack of coal revenue and develop renewable energy projects.

The price of clean energy in Arizona

Utility companies are embracing clean energy plans, but also looking to increase rates for consumers to finance the changes.

Young activists press for action on climate change

Inexperience and age aren't stopping young people in Arizona and around the world from demanding action.

TEP rate hike proposal draws opposition from climate advocates

Groups say TEP shouldn't keep investing in fossil fuels. The utility says the plan will enable a transition to more renewable energy.

Food bank giving out energy-saving kits

TEP donated 11,000 kits with LED bulbs and water-saving gadgets for distribution at Tucson's food bank.

Korean company takes interest in Sonoran solar projects

The two Sonoran projects will have an estimated peak capacity of roughly 125 megawatts each.

US House OKs protections near Chaco park in New Mexico

The park is at the center of a debate over oil and gas development in an area dotted by historical sites.

UA shifting to more renewable energy with TEP deal

The university plans to get 60% of its power from wind and solar by the end of 2020 as part of the agreement.

Proposals would dam Little Colorado River for hydropower

The proposals are reigniting concerns brought up by a failed plan years ago to build a gondola into the Grand Canyon.

Environmentalists concerned about two dam proposals near Grand Canyon

Opponents say the projects would disrupt the ecology of the area and damage a site sacred to the Hopi Tribe.

Selected Archive Filters

Energy
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona