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Spring 2024, 2024 ELECTIONS Don’t Let the Arizona Corporation Commission Fly Under Your Radar, pg 16

  1. For more on this model, see David Roberts, “Utilities for Dummies: How they work and why they need to change,” part of Roberts’ 9-part series for Grist, “Utilities for Dummies” (2013).
  2. See Energy and Policy Institute’s 2017 report, “Utilities Knew: Documenting Electric Utilities’ Early Knowledge and Ongoing Deception on Climate Change From 1968-2017.”
  3. See
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  5. Utility Greenwashing in Websites and Investor Reports,” citing Energy and Policy Institute’s 2017 report, “Paying for Utility Politics: How utility ratepayers are forced to fund the Edison Electric Institute and other political organizations.”
  6. Volts podcast Feb 10, 2023 episode, “Utilities are lobbying against the public interest. Here’s how to stop it.”
  7. See Sierra Club’s February 23, 2024 press release, “Commission Approves APS Rate Hike Spelling Higher Bills for Ratepayers.” And for an analysis of AZCC’s utility-skewed rulings throughout 2023, see KPNX-TV’s January 17th, 2024 story, “The institution that regulates utilities consistently voted against consumers, watchdog says.”
  8. See Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink.