Coalition Aims To Increase Clean Energy Use, Boost Arizona's Economy

By Mark Brodie
Published: Monday, May 3, 2021 - 11:41am
Updated: Monday, May 3, 2021 - 2:35pm

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APS Red Rock Solar Plant
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The Red Rock Solar Plant near Casa Grande, Arizona.

A new coalition is aiming to boost Arizona’s clean energy use and reduce carbon emissions.

The Arizona Thrives Alliance is made up of community groups, cities and private businesses — including developers and utilities. It’s looking at both short and long-term goals.

Pat Graham is the group’s interim executive director; he comes to it after two decades leading the Nature Conservancy in Arizona. The Show spoke with him to learn about the new group and its formation.

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