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A decade of progress positions Arizona to take renewable energy to the next level

Since 2008, Arizona has seen a 185-fold increase in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun, ranking second for solar growth in a new report released today by Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center. The state also ranks in the top ten for energy efficiency, battery storage and electric vehicles.

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Arizona Cities Highlighted for Solar Progress in New Report

The City of Phoenix ranks fourth for solar energy in a new report from Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center, landing it among the nation’s leaders for installing clean energy from the sun. Not to be outdone, the report notes that Tucson’s level of solar per capita would also rank among the nation’s leading solar cities.

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City of Tempe Passes 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal

On Thursday night, the Tempe City Council approved a resolution committing the city to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035. 

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Arizonans featured in project highlighting “Voices for 100% Renewable Energy”

Today, Environment Arizona announced four Arizona residents profiled as leading voices for clean energy.

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Ten Years of Progress Positions Arizona to Take Renewable Energy to the Next Level

Since 2007, Arizona has seen a 318-fold increase in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun and increased wind power production from zero to 543 GWh, according to a new report released today by Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center. The report also highlights advances in the use of energy storage and electric vehicles that will help catalyze a major shift to clean energy in Arizona and in states around the country. At the same time, Arizona ranked seventh among all states for improvements in electricity energy efficiency programs.  

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Phoenix ranks 3rd for solar power in nation

Phoenix, AZ – Phoenix has more solar panels than most major cities, ranking 3rd among metropolitan areas in the region analyzed in a new report.