Power grab? Twin bills look to strip ACC of some authority; Court Rich, Rose Law Group co-founder and renewable energy department director, talks to ABC15

Court Rich, Rose Law Group co-founder and renewable energy department director comments to ABC 15 about the effort to strip the Arizona Corporation Commission of some authority. By Madelaine Braggs | Rose Law Group Reporter Arizona lawmakers are proposing two bills to limit the authority of the Arizona Corporation Commission. Rich and attorneys at Rose Law Group have worked closely with the …

Regulators OK Sale Of Johnson Utilities; ‘A Huge Deal,’ Says Court Rich, Co-Founder Of Rose Law Group

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents landowners and homebuilders working with the ACC to find a utility solution in the Johnson Utilities service area.) By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic Arizona utility regulators on Tuesday approved a controversial deal for EPCOR USA to purchase the troubled Johnson Utilities water and wastewater company in the far East Valley, and for customers to …

EPCOR, Johnson Utilities Update

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents landowners and homebuilders working with the ACC to find a utility solution in the Johnson Utilities service area.) By San Tan Valley News During an update from Johnson Utilities, LLC, the company’s Interim Manager, EPCOR, informed the Arizona Corporation Commission that funding the capital improvement plan in Decision No. 77330 is a serious concern and …

Court Rich, Rose Law Group Co-Founder, Urges Johnson Utilities Sale ASAP As Judge Readies Recommendation

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents landowners and homebuilders working with the ACC to find a utility solution in the Johnson Utilities service area.) By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa | Florence Blade Tribune PHOENIX — An Arizona Corporation Commission administrative law judge will issue her recommendation on the sale of Johnson Utilities to EPCOR on Dec. 2. Representatives from EPCOR, Johnson Utilities, one …

Concern Over Debt Agreement Raised As Hearing Begins On Sale Of Johnson Utilities; Court Rich, Co-Founder Of Rose Law Group, Weighs In

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents landowners and homebuilders working with the ACC to find a utility solution in the Johnson Utilities service area.)  By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa | Florence Reminder Blade Tribune PHOENIX — The biggest concern raised during opening statements in a hearing Wednesday on the possible sale of Johnson Utilities to EPCOR Water was an agreement to defer about …

Pinal County Will Intervene In Sale Of Johnson Utilities; Court Rich, Rose Law Group Co-Founder, Comments

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents landowners and homebuilders working with the ACC to find a utility solution in the Johnson Utilities service area.) By Mark Cowling | San Tan Valley Sentinel FLORENCE — Pinal County is filing to take part, or “intervene,” in the Arizona Corporation Commission’s deliberations on whether to approve the sale of Johnson Utilities to EPCOR USA. Deputy County Attorney Kevin Costello …

Is Solar Now The Cheapest Electricity Source Ever? Yes — And Rose Law Group Co-Founder, Renewable Energy Department Director Court Rich Knows Why

By Ronald Bailey | Reason In its annual World Energy Outlook report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) finds that, due to steeply declining costs, solar photovoltaic (PV) electric power generation “is consistently cheaper than new coal- or gas-fired power plants in most countries, and solar projects now offer some of the lowest-cost electricity ever seen.” Taking into account the declared …

Arizona Power Must Come From 100% Carbon-Free Sources By 2050, Regulators Decide; ‘A Significant Decision,’ Says Court Rich, Rose Law Group Co-Founder And Renewable Energy Department Director

 (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represented a client to help with the development of the Arizona energy rules.)  By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic Arizona utility regulators on Thursday, in a split vote, approved a plan for utilities to get all of their energy from carbon-free sources like solar and nuclear energy by 2050, bringing the state closer in line to …

Johnson Utilities Effluent Would Be Passed Through QC With Interconnection Deal; Court Rich, Rose Law Group Co-Founder, Calls It A ‘Key Agreement.’

ARIANNA GRAINEY From left are Councilmember Emilena Turley, Vice Mayor Julia Wheatley and Councilmember Jeff Brown at a Queen Creek Town Council meeting. (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents landowners and homebuilders working with the ACC to find a utility solution in the Johnson Utilities service area.) By Richard Dyer | Queen Creek Independent The town of Queen Creek has agreed to connect its …

Solar Projects Speeding Up In Arizona; Rose Law Group Co-Founder And Renewable Energy Dept. Director Court Rich Comments On The Development Burst

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal Governments and businesses shifting to renewable energy has led to a series of massive land deals in Arizona for solar projects, with more in the works. Vermaland, one of the state’s largest private landowners, has leased 2,000 acres in Gila Bend to a solar developer in April, and soon after leased 1,600 acres …