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Arizona Republic (op-ed): SRP doesn't need a bigger natural gas power plant to meet demand

Posted by Shelby Stults on May 22, 2022

Arizona Republic published Shelby Stults' op-ed on energy capacity solutions that Arizona utility Salt River Project should look to in place of a costly gas plant expansion. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Randolph residents breathed a sigh of relief last month after our state’s utility commissioners shot down a controversial gas-fired power plant expansion in Coolidge.

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Topics: Utility, AEE In The News, Shelby Stults

Phoenix Independent (Opinion): Utilities may give Arizona customers reasons to sweat

Posted by Shelby Stults on Feb 21, 2022

Phoenix Independent published Shelby Stults' op-ed explaining why two Arizona bills under consideration in the state legislature are bad energy policy. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Sweltering heat waves and unreliable energy access during wildfires are giving Arizonans a lot to worry about when it comes to their power supply. But a plan being considered by the state legislature should give Arizonans even more reason to sweat when it comes to their ability to reliably and affordably keep cool. 

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Topics: State Policy, Utility, AEE In The News, Arizona, Shelby Stults

Pinal Central (Opinion): Advanced Energy and Electric Vehicles Can Turbocharge Arizona’s Economy in the 2020s

Posted by Shelby Stults on Aug 3, 2021

Pinal Central featured Shelby Stults' op-ed outlining how an investment in advanced energy technology could spur dramatic improvements to Arizona’s employment picture. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Arizona lost 331,000 jobs in the COVID-19 recession, but as of this month, we have gained most of those jobs back. However, Arizona is not out of the desert yet. The state is still down tens of thousands of jobs since last year, and with a median income for individuals hovering around $30,000 per year, there is a persistent need for better-paying jobs that can support families.

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Arizona Daily Star (Opinion): Tucson Energy Regulator is Deciding Vote for New Arizona Energy Rules

Posted by Shelby Stults on Jul 13, 2021

Arizona Daily Star ran an op-ed by AEE’s Shelby Stults calling for the state's utility regulatory body to pass stronger policies in support of advanced energy businesses. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Arizona is poised to become the next domestic manufacturing hub, but growth is not guaranteed. Right now, businesses are watching closely as state regulators debate updates to state energy policy.

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Topics: AEE In The News