Mandatory Photovoltaic System Cost Analysis

May 19, 2016


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 of 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.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Arizona
Incentive Type: Line Extension Analysis
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Availability: Determined by phone interview
Requirements: No requirements
Service: Does cost/benefit analysis


Name: Docket No. E-00000D-93-0052, Decision No. 58643
Date Enacted: 06/01/1994
Effective Date: 06/01/1994
Name: Docket No. E-01345A-94-0363, Decision No. 58873
Date Enacted: 11/30/1994
Effective Date: 11/30/1994


Name: Barbara Keene
Organization: Arizona Corporation Commission
Address: 1200 W. Washington St.
Phoenix AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-0853
Name: Bob Gray
Organization: Arizona Corporation Commission
Address: 1200 W. Washington
Phoenix AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-0827

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.