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AriSEIA's News You Can Use
Jan. 10, 2019
Notable Dates/Events:
  • Tue. Jan. 15th - AriSEIA Networking Event. Click here to RSVP.
  • Tue. Jan. 15th - Wed. Jan. 16th - Open meeting at the Arizona Corporation Commission. Agenda can be found here.
  • Mon. Feb. 18th - Wed. Feb. 20th - Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer in Austin, Texas. Click here for more information.
  • Tue. Feb. 26th - Thu. Feb.- 28th - GreenBiz19. Click here for more information and registration.
  • Tue. Mar. 19th - Thu. Mar. 21st - Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit. Click here for more information and registration.
AriSEIA Updates
Save the Date!
May 8-10
AriSEIA “2019 Arizona Energy Future” Conference
Stay tuned for more details.
Join us for our monthly networking event
Join us for this free networking event on Tuesday, January 15th. The networking event will begin at 5 p.m. Appetizers will be provided, and drinks can be purchased at the bar. This event is open to existing members, as well as anyone interested in renewable energy advancement in Arizona.
Cost: Free
What: AriSEIA Networking Event
When: Tuesday, January 15 — 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Ocotillo Restaurant, 3243 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Please RSVP by January 14th, so we have an accurate headcount for the venue.
Arizona Updates
  Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Updates  
New Commissioners were sworn in this week, and a new Chairman was elected. Additionally, the Commission voted to direct staff to perform an audit on APS electricity rates. 

NTEC Updates/Navajo Nation Energy Updates
Photo by Peabody Energy
Navajo Nation speaker LoRenzo Bates announced this week that the tribe is considering taking over the Kayenta Mine and a coal plant near Page.

National Updates
Florida fighting for its solar power – one PPA at a time

A state senator has filed legislation to alter the definition of “public utility” to exclude those installing renewable energy devices of up to 2.5 MW on their own property and selling it to others, on their own property.

Hawaiian Electric Announces ‘Mind-Blowing’ Solar-Plus-Storage Contracts

Hawaiian Electric Company sent seven new solar-plus-storage contracts to state regulators. Six come in at record-low prices for the state, under 10 cents per kilowatt-hour.

Texas’s wind and sunlight complement each other exceptionally well. That’s huge for its grid.

The astounding growth in wind and solar power coupled with their plummeting prices means that we are now radically rethinking how we produce, transmit, and sell power.

Latest Must Read News Articles
The future of solar energy has never been more at risk in Arizona than it is today. Help AriSEIA grow! Join AriSEIA today, and give the solar industry the power it needs to thrive in Arizona.
Are you interested in serving on the AriSEIA board, interning, or volunteering? Contact b.cheshire@ariseia.org to get involved or learn more.
AriSEIA's News You Can Use Published Every Other Thursday 
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AriSEIA's Referral Plan - you can save on your annual dues!

We are offering members a 10% discount for each company or organization you bring to AriSEIA. Here's how it works:

  1. Talk to your solar or related company, such as your suppliers, professional services, or associate industry companies, etc.
  2. Email Executive Director Lucy Mason at: lucy@ariseia.org or call: 928.925.3671.
  3. We will do the rest and send you your discounted invoice for the following year, along with our sincere thank you!

Bring in a new member and receive a 10% credit for each new member (up to 3) towards your annual AriSEIA Membership Dues!

 You can Save on your Dues while you
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