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APS and the Arizona Corporation Commission Reduce Renewable Energy

In November of 2013 APS convinced the Arizona Corporation Commission to approve fees and measures that would hinder the growth of Arizona’s roof top solar economy. From an ideological stand point, the citizens of Arizona as well as the governing bodies of Arizona should be doing everything in their power to promote the advancement of […]

How will the Future of Arizona Solar Charge Forward?

In a disappointing move the Arizona Corporation Commission did make small concessions to APS in their recent media propaganda move to increase their profit lines by adding what most call a tax to the Arizona solar economy. Despite the thousand protestors and great efforts from solar industry leaders like G&S Electric Inc., SolarCity, and TUSK; […]

Roof Top Solar Wins! -(for now).

Last month, the ACC staff completed their analysis on APS’ request to modify net metering benefits currently received by their customers who have installed roof top solar. In what is being called a crucial win for roof top solar, the commission states that at this time there is not sufficient cause to modify the current […]

Solar is not Political, it is Important

Last month the Phoenix New Times published a report that the President’s non-profit, Organizing for Action, has weighed in on the current Arizona solar energy debate. The non-profit has a link (https://my.barackobama.com/page/s/clean-energy-in-arizona?) for people of Arizona to show support for clean energy in Arizona. The New Times questions if this is a trick for collecting […]

Let’s Revisit Going Off the Grid and Skipping the Utilities:

Now more than ever is a time to push for a residential off-grid solar power system. Currently there is a debate between APS and the Arizona Corporation Commission regarding the solar subsidies and net-metering buy back of solar power. A recent article by the Arizona Daily Sun, again points out the amount of conflict and […]

APS, Net Metering, and the Future of AZ Solar

Recently the Arizona Republic and AZ Central have reported the news that APS is requesting the Arizona Corporation Commission give them permission to add a fee of $50 to $100 dollars to solar power home owners to compensate for reported losses needed to maintain the power grid. As a top solar panel installer for residential […]

Take the Heat Off the Grid By Going Solar

We are in the depths of triple digit temperatures here in sunny Arizona. In these high temperatures our nations power grid is put to the test more so than any other time of year. Hot weather weakens the electric grid in many ways. Firstly, the increased temperatures decrease the efficiency of the grid by expanding […]

Stanford Stands For Solar

Cost is always a concern for any solar panel installation, regardless if it is a residential photovoltaic system, or a commercial PV power system. Solar panels today are quite affordable and there exist many government solar subsidies, utility solar power buy back programs, as well as solar tax breaks which make converting to solar power […]

Did you know that ASU has over 66 active solar power installations across all of its four campuses?

G&S Electric Inc., a top solar contractor in Phoenix Arizona, is currently working on Phase 7 of the Arizona State University Solar Initiatives Program. This is an ambitious goal of having 25MWdc of solar power facilities by 2014. Solar panel installations have begun at the ASU Police Department. We are installing PV panels at the […]

Top of the Charts: Billboard Hits

Advances in LED technologies have given us bright digital billboards that beam out advertisements and information to us all across our nations highways. While the average house hold uses around 11,000 kilowatt hours, some of the more advanced digital billboards can use up to 320,000 kilowatt hours annually. That’s quite a draw from the grid. […]

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