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The sunset put Unisource's headquarters, 88 E. Broadway, aglow at dusk last week. Read more»

Tucson Electric Power is adding a 5-megawatt solar energy system to boost capacity at the utility's Tucson generating plant, the company announced Tuesday. Read more»

How bright is the future for La Placita?

Much like a monsoon haboob or a lengthy speech by an East Valley Republican, 2012 promises more dust-ups and hot air in the local political arena. Here's one take on what the year holds: on wry, hold the pickle. Read more» 5

We got things started with a newsmaker interview with State Rep. Steve Farley. Read more»

The future of solar power is looking up in Tucson—up to the rooftops of large public buildings. Tucson Electric Power will lease space on the roofs of schools and other buildings to build solar power arrays, company officials said. Read more»

A parking lot at ASU is covered by an array of solar panels.

The question is not if we will see increasing demand for solar power in the coming years, it is only whether Arizona will dominate this emerging industry or will settle for a small slice of the pie. Our state can and must be at the very epicenter of this burgeoning industry. Read more» 1

Rendering of the planned UniSource headquarters, looking south.

A new $60 million headquarters building for UniSource Energy will bring 360 more workers downtown in a solar-powered, energy efficient structure, the company said Thursday morning. Read more» 1