Arizona Corporation Commission Considers Mandated Switch To Carbon-Free Sources

Published: Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 12:44pm
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Arizona utility regulators are considering a significant change to the state’s renewable energy requirements — a change long sought by advocates since the standards were first adopted more than a decade ago.

The Corporation Commission could vote July 30 on proposals that would mandate utilities get their power from carbon-free sources — eventually, anyway. The proposals on the table are ambitious and a far cry from the existing standards, raising the question, "Really? Is this going to happen today?"

To consider whether this is really the moment advocates have been waiting for, The Show spoke to Ryan Randazzo with the Arizona Republic.

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