If you've driven past the Phoenix VA hospital at Indian School Road and Seventh Street in the past couple of years, you couldn't help but notice its large solar-carport project. Most of the panels have been sitting idle, New Times has learned, collecting sunlight but not transmitting electricity an ... More >>
Arizona, New Mexico and California are among the worst places in the country to subsidize solar and wind projects if better air quality is the goal, a new study says. The best bang for the buck in terms of improving public health, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, could be had by ... More >>
Prince's relationship with his backing bands has always been a little more fraught than, say, Buddy Holly and the Crickets or Dave Matthews and Band. There's been several of them, for one thing -- the Revolution and the New Power Generation, along with associates like Morris Day and The Time and Apo ... More >>
Matinee Energy, the Tucson mystery company with ties to two controversial brothers, has plans to build a large-scale, 120-megawatt solar-power plant in Benson.But even if the firm manages to complete the project, which claims a construction budget "up to the maximum of $444 million," it isn't clear ... More >>
Matinee Energy, a company with plans to build several large solar-power plants in Arizona, says a founder who once ran a bogus gold-mining scheme no longer has a role in the firm. Yet many questions remain about the mystery company, which reportedly has contracts with Hyundai Heavy and KEPCO KDN, t ... More >>
A Hopi leader fought a lonely battle to stop a mining company from stealing water that helped build Phoenix. He succeeded. Finally
The Arizona Corporation Commission appears poised to toss solar power into the shadows
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
Arizona's letting the Big Three utilities steal countless millions from us by standing in the way of solar energy
Critics say Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is headed for trouble
A water dispute puts both the economy and the environment at risk
Jerry Brady predicts that al-Qaida will be coming to a power line near you
While the public sleeps, the fix is in to turn our state into a power farm for Mexico
Plant near Kingman may be a foreboding sign for the rest of the state
California eats lots of power, but it doesn't like growing its own power plants. Instead, Arizona is becoming the new power farm for the Coast.
Jack Rose was a golden boy, a precocious businessman and political insider. Then he ran into a buzz saw at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Where unit-shifting heroes of rock are exposed as the passionless poseurs they really are
Recently discovered documents indicate that the lawyer who represented the Hopi Tribe in crucial negotiations with Peabody Western Coal Company was working for the mining company at the same time
The Hopi want one of the largest coal mines in North America to stop using their groundwater. If springs and wells continue to dry up, they say, their ancient culture may disappear, too.
Mesa residents claim a Tempe councilwoman's home is being spared from high-tension lines--at their expense
WHEN IT SOLD A WORKERS' DORMITORY LAST YEAR, APS LEFT THOUSANDS OF ITS OWN DOCUMENTS BEHIND. THOSE FILES SHOW DANGEROUS MISMANAGEMENT OF THE NATION'S LARGEST NUCLEAR PLANT.
AT PALO VERDE, IT'S OPEN SEASON ON WHISTLE-BLOWERS
Experts say Arizona would be lucky if an outsider bought its largest utility company