The Arizona Corporation Commission's executive director has heeded calls for his resignation after disclosing that his wife works for a lobbying firm hired by a campaign group financially supported by a regulated utility to fight a renewable-energy ballot initiative.
Wind and solar power currently account for less than 10 percent of the energy produced in Arizona. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a proposed state constitutional amendment would increase the use of renewables significantly in the coming decade.
The City of Flagstaff is partnering with the Hopi Tribe on a large-scale renewable energy project. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s designed to provide tribal revenue and help the city achieve its goal of going completely green.