Arizona Regulators Recommend Rejecting Cut to APS’s Solar Rates

Arizona regulatory staff recommended rejecting a proposal to reduce the price the state’s largest utility must pay for solar power produced by its customers.

Arizona Corporation Commission staff said changes to Arizona Public Service’s solar policies that affect customers with rooftop solar plants should be considered in a formal rate case, according to a memo yesterday.

Arizona Public Service, a Phoenix-based unit of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (PNW), said the staff’s recommendations “are a starting point but don’t go far enough,” in a statement today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Christopher Martin in New York at cmartin11@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Will Wade at wwade4@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.