Rose Law Group Senior Partner Court Rich explains why APS’ rooftop solar proposal is an expensive step backwards for solar in Arizona.

What If: APS puts solar panels on residential roofs? What If: APS and solar industry reps argue whether it’s a good idea for the utility to install panels on homeowners’ roofs. Arizona Public Service is seeking regulatory approval to put solar panels on rooftops, paying homeowners for the space but spreading the electricity to all customers. We asked two experts: …

Senior Partner Court Rich tells KJZZ that “APS is totally against solar unless it owns it, in which case they love it.”

APS Proposes To Put Free Solar On 3,000 Homes Next Year By  Kristena Hansen August 29, 2014 Under the proposal, APS would rent a customer’s roof and pay for the the installation and upkeep of a 6 megawatt-solar panel system, on average, for 20 years. Less than a year after the contentious net-metering debate, Arizona Public Service Co. and the solar …

Tucson Electric mimics APS with rooftop move

By David Wichner | Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star reports Tucson Electric Power Co.’s next big solar-energy farm may be spread over hundreds of rooftops across the Old Pueblo. In a move that rankles some in the solar-energy industry, TEP has asked the Arizona Corporation Commission to approve a new program to install company-owned photovoltaic systems on residential customers’ roofs, …

Political Insider: I’m too sexy for my shirt – Rose Law Group Senior Partner Court Rich’s tweet featured as Arizona Republic tweet of the week

Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, Mary Jo Pitzl and Alia Beard Rau | The Republic I’m too sexy for my shirt … The biggest splash of Republican gov candidate Frank Riggs’ campaign wasn’t the announcement of his candidacy or the endorsement he snagged from former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum. What had tongues wagging? His muscular torso. His new statewide ad features him, …

Hundreds rally at State Capitol against solar property tax – Rose Law Group partner, Court Rich and the Honorable Barry Goldwater Jr. speak to media [VIDEO]

By Hayley Ringle | Phoenix Business Journal More than 200 people with “Rooftop solar is right” signs and “Don’t tax the sun” shirts rallied Wednesday morning at the Arizona Capitol against a solar property tax the Arizona Department of Revenue will assess next year on leased and financed systems. The rallying group, which included solar installers from SunRun Inc., SolarCity …

‘Washington Times’ examines Arizona’s APS v solar industry battle, Court Rich, co-chair of Rose Law Group’s Renewable Energy Department is quoted

Court Rich, co-chair Rose Law Group Renewable Energy Department, Jason Rose, spokesman for TUSK, explain net metering dispute The current fight over solar power in Arizona is taking on epic proportions as attack ads pop up, accusations fly, and unlikely alliances form. The outcome of the battle between Arizona Public Service Co. (APS), the state’s largest electric utility, and the …