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Arizona Utility Regulators Approve New Rules On Carbon-Free Energy

Published: Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:19pm
Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:29pm
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Last week, the Arizona Corporation Commission did what had seemed impossible for a time: The regulators approved changes to the state’s renewable energy standards.

Arizona’s public electric utilities will have to get half of their energy from carbon-free sources, like solar and nuclear energy, by 2035 — and all of their energy from carbon-free sources by 2050. But the split-vote decision did not come without controversy.

To learn more, The Show spoke with Ryan Randazzo of the Arizona Republic.

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