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Conservation Groups Welcome Final Legal Approval of Arizona Rules on Interconnection of Distributed Energy Generation Facilities

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Western Resource Advocates (WRA), the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) today praised the Arizona Attorney General’s final approval this week of Arizona’s rule for interconnection of distributed renewable energy and energy generation facilities. The Arizona Attorney General, in a letter this week to the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC),... Read more »

Arizona’s budget must reflect our water challenges

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Kim Mitchell is the senior water policy adviser at Western Resource Advocates and former hydrologist at the Arizona Department of Water Resources. Christopher Kuzdas is the Arizona water program manager for the Environmental Defense Fund. Both are members of the Water for Arizona Coalition. Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Legislature have announced their versions... Read more »

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Western Resource Advocates: Tri-State’s Responsible Energy Plan Signals Important Step Forward in Reducing Carbon Emissions

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Western Resource Advocates today welcomed Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s announcement that it plans to add more than 1,000 megawatts of renewable wind and solar resources to its energy generation. Tri-State announced more details of its Responsible Energy Plan today at a news conference featuring Colorado Gov. Jared Polis. “Tri-State’s plan signals a welcome and... Read more »

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Western Resource Advocates Applauds Gov. Polis’ Continued Commitment to Expanding Clean Energy, Protecting Colorado’s Way of Life

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Western Resource Advocates President Jon Goldin-Dubois today released the following statement in response to Governor Jared Polis’ commitment to further expand renewable energy in Colorado and prioritize addressing climate change. During his second State of the State address, Gov. Polis reemphasized his goal to achieve 100% renewable energy in Colorado, reduce harmful pollution in the... Read more »