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AriSEIA's News You Can Use
October 3, 2019
Notable Dates/Events:
  • Oct. 15th - WRISE AZ Happy Hour at Postino Arcadia. Click here to learn more.
  • Oct. 15th - AriSEIA Solar Networking Event at Ocotillo. Click here to learn more.
  • Oct. 22nd-23rd - ACC Open Meeting. Click here to learn more.
  • Oct. 22nd - Tucson Networking Event. Click here to learn more.
  • Oct. 26th - Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival 2019. Click here to learn more.
  • Nov. 6th-8th - Women in Energy Symposium. Click here to learn more.
  • Nov. 15th-16th - Climate 2020: Seven Generations for Arizona summit in Flagstaff. Click here to learn more.
AriSEIA Updates
Check out our AriSEIA Member Toolkit!
AriSEIA Members: Keep an eye out for our new Member Toolkit, coming to your inbox soon! The toolkit contains assets you can use to promote your involvement in the organization, share the work we're doing, invite others to join, and more. The toolkit also includes important links and information for members, like details on dues and our referral plan. Thanks for helping us advance solar in sunny Arizona!
Become an AriSEIA Member
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.
Check Out These Upcoming Events
Climate Summit 2020
“Climate 2020: Seven Generations for Arizona” will be held at Northern Arizona University November 15-16. AriSEIA President Brandon Cheshire will be on panel discussion at the event. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets. 
Arizona Student Energy Conference (AZSEC) at Biosphere 2
The Arizona Student Energy Conference will be held at Biosphere 2 on November 13-15. The theme this year is "Creating a Low Carbon Future,” and AriSEIA President Brandon Cheshire will be speaking on a panel at the event. Click here to learn more. 
AriSEIA Action Updates
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Rate Case :
AriSEIA is intervening in the TEP rate case , and our policy committee is forming an official steering committee to manage the intervention process. Please contact Board Members Sara Birmingham, and Court Rich, with inquiries.

Joint Stakeholder Proposal for New Energy Rules :
27 parties, including AriSEIA, have signed on to the Joint Stakeholder Proposal for New Energy Rules , which includes enforceable standards surrounding the Renewable Energy Standard, Energy Efficiency Requirements, and more. These parties are lobbying the ACC and staff to put these items on the agenda for a vote. Click here to learn more.

APS General Rate Case :
Earlier this year, the Arizona Corporation Commission voted to require APS to file a new rate case by Oct. 31, 2019. Click here to view the docket, and stay tuned for more updates.
Join Us for TWO Upcoming Networking Events!
Join us for our next free solar networking event on Tuesday, October 15th! This event is open to existing AriSEIA members, as well as anyone interested in renewable energy advancement in Arizona.

WHAT:  AriSEIA Solar Networking Event
WHERE:  Ocotillo - 3243 N. 3rd St Phoenix, AZ 85012
WHEN:  Tuesday - October 15th - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join us for our very first solar networking event in Tucson on Tuesday, October 22nd! We look forward to seeing our Southern Arizona friends and members.

WHAT:  AriSEIA Solar Networking Event
WHERE:  Borderlands Brewin g Co. 119 E Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
WHEN:  Tuesday - October 22nd - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
National Updates
Replacing Arizona’s Coal Fleet with Solar Power Would Save Customers Billions of Dollars
An independent analysis released today finds that Arizona’s electric utilities can save more than $3 billion by replacing all remaining coal-burning power plants with new renewable energy resources.
The Solar+ Decade: Roadmap for Building the Solar+ Economy
This roadmap offers a vision for the radical transformation of the nation’s energy system. It articulates where the solar industry stands today, sets the industry’s goal for the next decade and outlines the steps we must take to get there.
FERC Proposal Would 'Gut' PURPA, Could Lower Rates Utilities Pay to Solar Developers
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Thursday proposed rules that would give states more "flexibility" when implementing the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA), a rule credited with enabling small-scale solar deployment.
Latest Must Read News Articles
AriSEIA's News You Can Use Published Every Other Thursday 
If you have news or announcements you think should be included in the newsletter (space permitting), please send by email to: Stacey Champion .
If you are interested in volunteering on the policy committee, please contact the co-chairs:
Sara Birmingham 

Court Rich
Membership Dues
Send your AriSEIA Membership check to:

3111 N. Central Ave., Suite A-105
Phoenix, AZ 85012


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 President Brandon Cheshire at: b.cheshire@ariseia.org.
  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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