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First Solar And Microsoft Team-Up to Power Arizona Datacenters with Cleaner Solar

Solar electricity from 150MWAC Sun Streams 2 project in Arizona to support Goodyear and El Mirage data centers TEMPE, Ariz.: US-headquartered First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that its Sun Streams 2 photovoltaic (PV) solar plant will power new energy-efficient datacenters being built by Microsoft Corp. in Goodyear and El Mirage, Arizona. The 150-megawatt […]

Chevron taps retirees to oppose EV charging in Arizona

Astroturf lobbying organizations have been a fixture of the EV opposition and anti-climate-action movement—indeed of American politics—for a long time. A new report in the Arizona Republic tells us that support for electric cars still hasn’t moved us past that. Chevron is tapping its retirees to mount a letter-writing campaign in opposition to a new rule proposed in March […]

Eight firefighters injured at Arizona energy storage facility

According to fire officials in Peoria, several fire agencies were investigating a battery fire at the McMicken Energy Storage facility in Surprise when the explosion occurred, the television station reported. According to Peoria Fire Department spokesman Michael Selmer, four Peoria firefighters were the most seriously injured, the Arizona Republic reported. Three firefighters, including one in […]