The Office of Indian Energy and the Indian Legal Program at Arizona State University are co-hosting a two-day conference November 21-22 on the legal issues and considerations for developing renewable energy projects in Indian Country.
The Office of Indian Energy and the Indian Legal Program (ILP) at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University are co-hosting a two-day conference on the legal issues and considerations for developing renewable energy projects in Indian Country. Attendees will learn about:
Legislation authorizes states' entrance into the Western Interstate Nuclear Compact, which aims to undertake the cooperation of participating states in deriving the optimum benefit from nuclear and related scientific or technological resources, facilities, and skills.
'''''Note: The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) is in the process of modifying some elements of this program. When the ACC issues their final order it is expected that the up-front incentive for residential and commercial photovoltaics (PV) will be reduced to $0.10 per watt and the incentive for solar water heating will be reduced to $0.40 per equivalent kilowatt-hour (kWh). The summary below reflects the program as it was available in 2012. '''''
UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers the Commercial Energy Solutions Program for their non-residential gas customers to install energy efficient equipment. Incentives are provided for qualified equipment installed in a retrofit, major renovation, or new construction project in four categories: furnaces, process boilers, water heaters and high efficiency commercial kitchen griddles. The amount of the rebate varies depending on the equipment size and efficiency; specifications are listed on the program website.
UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers the Commercial Energy Solutions Program for non-residential electric customers to upgrade existing equipment with more energy efficient measures. Rebates are available for energy efficient retrofits on lighting, refrigeration, controls and HVAC equipment. This program is contractor based, which means that approved contractors will provide installation services and apply for the rebates on the customer's behalf. The amount of the rebate varies depending on the equipment size and efficiency; specifications are listed on the program web site.
UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers rebates to gas customers for the purchase and installation of energy efficient equipment and measures. UES provides rebates towards the purchase of qualifying high-efficiency natural gas furnaces, water heaters, insulation and air sealing. Additionally, energy efficient new homes utilizing gas heating are available for a builder rebate of $400. All equipment and measures must fully comply with UES guidelines and standards. Customers may qualify for incentives after scheduling an initial energy analysis of the residence.
UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers rebates to electric customers for the installation of air conditioners and heat pumps, as well as offering gas customers incentives on energy efficient equipment. The Efficient Home Heating Program provides rebates towards the purchase of qualifying high-efficiency natural gas equipment, replacing older, inefficient furnaces. The new furnace must have a minimum efficiency rating of 90 AFUE.
Through the SunWatts Program, Trico Electric Cooperative offers residential and business customers a rebate for installing photovoltaic (PV) systems and solar water heaters. The up-front rebate for PV systems up to 10 kilowatts (kW) is $0.10 per watt-DC. Systems sized 10.1 kW or greater are eligible for a performance based incentive negotiated on a case-by-case basis. Eligible PV systems may be either grid-tied or off-grid. Trico Electric Cooperative offers net metering to customers with a qualifying system which rolls over excess kWh credits on a monthly basis.