Rose Law Group Co-Founder, Senior Partner, and Director of Renewable Energy, Court Rich, talks to Daily Star about utilities buying solar

By David Wichner |Arizona Daily Star Arizona regulators are looking at changing decades-old rules requiring utilities to buy power from certain renewable energy facilities, amid a simmering dispute between utilities including Tucson Electric Power Co. and some solar project developers. At least one regulator says Arizona stands to lose hundreds of millions of dollars worth of solar energy projects unless …

Billion-dollar bets on electric vehicles await payoff; regulators should not hamper growth of electric vehicles, says Court Rich, Rose Law Group Senior Partner

By Joann Muller | Axios If carmakers have any hope of making money on electric vehicles, they’ll need to re-think how they design and sell them, a new McKinsey study suggests. Why it matters: Automakers will pour $255 billion into EVs by 2023 but are resigned to losing money on them for the foreseeable future — an expected outcome of …

SRP looks at another solar rate alternative, but new proposal doesn’t appease critics; a ‘cynical proposal,’ says Rose Law Group co-founder, senior partner, and director of Renewable Energy, Court Rich

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Sunrun Inc. Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this article had the incorrect date of the Salt River Project board of directors meeting.  Salt River Project officials — facing criticism for the rates they charge solar customers — proposed a slightly more generous plan for those customers on Monday. It failed to win over the …

Salt River Project’s controversial solar rates could change, but alternatives raise concerns; Court Rich, Rose Law Group co-founder, senior partner, director of renewable energy, comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Sunrun Inc. By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic SRP’s solar rates are widely opposed by solar advocates but opponents say the alternatives are as bad or worse than current rates Salt River Project officials are considering changes to solar rates that have bogged the public utility in controversy for years — but the changes aren’t …

[SCOOP] The bright side of the Corporation Commission action related to Johnson Utilities

Rose Law Group Reporter Staff The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Tuesday issued an order that paves the way for continued growth in north-central Pinal County. When EPCOR and commission staff first approached the ACC just a few short weeks ago, they were jointly proposing a blanket moratorium stopping all new sewer and water interconnections into the Johnson Utilities’ system. What the …

[SCOOP] The bright side of the Corporation Commission action related to Johnson Utilities

Rose Law Group Reporter Staff The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Tuesday issued an order that paves the way for continued growth in north-central Pinal County. When EPCOR and commission staff first approached the ACC just a few short weeks ago, they were jointly proposing a blanket moratorium stopping all new sewer and water interconnections into the Johnson Utilities’ system. What the …

EPCOR to meet San Tan Valley residents during open house; Rose Law Group Senior Partner Court Rich ‘hopeful’

By Heather Smathers | Pinal Central Community members will be able to ask questions of the company managing water and sewer services in San Tan Valley. Representatives from EPCOR Water will host an open house for customers of Johnson Utilities to ask questions and to better understand EPCOR’s interim management of Johnson, said EPCOR spokeswoman Rebecca Stenholm. Earlier this year …

Customers to get refund for paying Johnson Utilities’ income taxes; ’ACC got it right,’ says Rose Law Group Senior Partner Court Rich

By Jake Kincaid | San Tan Valley Sentinel San Tan Valley residents will receive a refund from Johnson Utilities for the money that was being recovered from ratepayers to pay the company’s income tax. Customers will be getting a refund in the form of a direct credit to their accounts. From the water division, Johnson Utilities was found to be …

SRP officials hotly contest clean energy ballot measure; SRP’s contribution is “offensive,” says Court Rich, Rose Law Group senior partner, director of Renewable Energy Department 

By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic Salt River Project officials on Monday hotly debated whether they should get involved in campaign efforts opposing a clean-energy ballot measure that voters will decide in November. The public utility ultimately decided to contribute a token $50,000 toward the effort but with the promise the funds won’t go to groups affiliated with Arizona Public …