U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Arizona Corporation Commission and PV
February 18, 2004
The Arizona Corporation Commission approved an increase in the Environmental Portfolio Standard percentage to 1.1% of retail electricity sales by 2007. The EPS requires utilities to generate a percentage of their retail energy sales through solar and other renewable energy resources, 60% of which must come from solar electric sources. Read more at Solarbuzz and the Arizona Ccorporation Commission. See information in this Solarbuzz article about upcoming workshops to address EPS funding levels, elimination of the EPS expiration date, restoration of demand-side management funding, and allocation of funding among various technologies.