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Arizona utility funds research linking job losses to renewable energy ballot proposal

April 4, 2018

The Arizona Daily Sun reports the projections rely on some interesting assumptions. For instance, the research assumes APS will close down the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, despite a proposal from the Arizona Corporation Commission that would include a carvout for nuclear, presumably to help APS preserve its stake in the facility. The research was also not peer-reviewed, and the Daily Sun tracked down another ASU researcher whose own research showed no correlation between job losses and renewables and was peer-reviewed.

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