Friends, We did it! In a major victory of David vs Goliath proportions, your elected officials at the ACC stood strong for Arizona energy choice and rejected APS’s attempt to slap hefty new fees on customers that go solar. Read all the details here.  Help us thank the three Commissioners who stood strong for your solar rights. Please go to twitter or facebook and post this: “Thanks ACC @BitterSmith @BobStump Burns for standing strong for Arizonans yesterday: solar choice matters to me! #dontaxthesun #netmetering” Despite millions of dollars spent on a misleading campaign by APS and its covert proxies, public outcry against the APS proposal has been overwhelming. Arizonans care deeply about their right to generate their own power from the sun, and APS’s attempt to maintain its monopoly grip over electricity was hugely unpopular. Over the course of this campaign, more than 30,000 Arizonans have emailed the ACC in support of rooftop solar. That support was demonstrated in person earlier this week when 1,000 Arizonans gathered at the ACC to protest APS's proposed solar tax. Inside the Commission, a steady stream of about 100 concerned individuals -- solar workers, solar customers, non-solar customers, environmental advocates, retirees, veterans, even one passionate 11-year old girl -- urged the Commissioners to stand up against the monopoly utility for the good of Arizonans. It was quite a day! It’s important to note that while the APS’s outrageous proposal was soundly rejected, the Commission did approve for a relatively small monthly charge all for all new residential solar customers. We strongly disagree with this charge given that individuals' solar investment is helping build a cleaner, safer and lower cost energy supply for all of us.  There will be work left to do when the Commission considers the issue in greater depth through a workshop process in 2014, and in APS’s next rate case in 2015. You can bet that APS will be back to its anti-solar, anti-consumer tactics, and we’ll need your voice again. But in the meantime, let’s celebrate this solar victory! Onwards, Annie  Vote Solar1120 Pearl Street, Suite 200Boulder CO subscribe, go to:

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We met SolarWorks at a county home show along with ten or more other companies. We interviewed all the companies. We changed the size of the system we were considering (larger). SolarWorks had one sales rep (Matt) who consistently worked with us, pleasantly and honestly. The workers were neat, clean and kept our home site that way too. The building inspector said he hadn`t seen a job done with the thoroughness he observed.

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