Corporation Commission Voting to Slash Solar in Arizona

Environmentalists, Clean Energy Businesses Rally in Opposition

Environment Arizona

WHAT:    Arizona’s Corporation Commission, the publicly elected body that regulates the state’s investor-owned utilities, is considering a proposal to lower the state’s renewable energy standard, following last week’s major cuts and eliminations to Arizona’s current solar programs. Solar business leaders and environmental advocates are organizing an event in opposition to these decisions that will severely impact the growth of solar power in Arizona. There will be an open meeting at 10:00 AM at the Commission following the press event.

WHEN:    Wednesday, January 30th, 9:00 AM

WHO:     Katie Radosevic, Environment Arizona
              Sean Monaghan, PEP Solar
              Randy Dunton, Hawkins Design Group
              Jennifer Martin, Arizona Interfaith Power and Light    

WHERE:  Arizona Corporation Commission
              1200 West Washington
              Phoenix, AZ 85007

CONTACT:    Katie Radosevic, 928-274-6363

VISUALS:    Speakers and podium will be in front of the Corporation Commission building with solar activists and business leaders.