Mandatory Photovoltaic System Cost Analysis (Arizona)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Arizona
Name Mandatory Photovoltaic System Cost Analysis
Incentive Type Line Extension Analysis
Applicable Sector Utility
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Availability Determined by phone interview

Requirements No requirements

Service Does cost/benefit analysis

Date added to DSIRE 2000-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2013-04-23

References DSIRE[1]


The Arizona Corporation Commission requires electric utilities to conduct a cost/benefit analysis to compare the cost of line extension with the cost of installing a stand-alone photovoltaic (PV) system for remote locations with electricity needs. This ruling applies to Arizona Public Service (APS), Tucson Electric Power (TEP), Arizona Electric Power Cooperative and Navopache Electric Cooperative.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Ray Williamson
Department Arizona Corporation Commission
Address 1200 W. Washington Street
Place Phoenix, Arizona
Zip/Postal Code 85007
Phone (602) 542-0828


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Docket No. U-0000-93-052 Decision No. 58643 and Docket No. U-1345-94-363 Decision No. 58873
Date Enacted 1994-01-01
Expiration Date None

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"