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In the News

January 23rd, 2023

AZ solar shining bright

“The JA announcement is noteworthy,” said John Mitman, board president at AriSEIA, the Arizona solar trade association. “…JA Solar is a Bloomberg Tier 1 module manufacturer based in China. (The company) is a top-10 global supplier. They manufacture modules for all market segments — residential, commercial and utility scale. It’s significant because (the company is) one of several global leaders to formally announce (its) U.S. expansion following the passage of the (Federal Inflation Reduction Act).”

October 19th, 2022

Rep. Tom O’Halleran, Business Leaders, Clean Energy Advocates Discuss Benefits of Inflation Reduction Act for Arizonans

“The Inflation Reduction Act provides much needed certainty to an industry that already employs nearly 10,000 people in Arizona,” said John Mitman, Board President, Arizona Solar Energy Industries Association (AriSEIA). “That certainty will enable even greater investment in a state with immense solar potential and a flourishing electrification hub. This legislation puts Arizona in an ideal position to be a leader in the clean energy sector.”

February 25th, 2022

Local leaders call for Arizona to take action against climate change

John Mitman with Arizona Solar Energy Industries [Association] says pursuing more solar power is a must for southern Arizona. "More localized resilience, more localized control over energy that you use, and at the end of the day, it provides a path to save money on utility costs," he said. The state representatives said they want to see a bill passed before the midterm elections.

December 8th, 2021

Lots of solar... many missed opportunities for Arizona

John Mitman is interviewed regarding the potential benefits of Community Choice (with respect to utility providers) as well as current state of affairs in Arizona.

June 28th, 2021

Solar Power World: Contractors Corner

John Mitman describes the joining of knowledge and expertise as a way to better execute on customer goals. Now when K-12 school districts and healthcare institutions want to save money on their utility bills, the team can create a long-term strategy with multiple phases of energy conservation measures that may include solar arrays.

November 2019

Stem Partners with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen Systems for Solar + Storage Energy Services

“We appreciate Stem’s focus, like ours, on enhancing customer control. With tools like intelligent storage and solar, every commercial and industrial facility manager can maximize their reliance on renewable energy while reducing their energy costs,” stated John Mitman. “Stem’s artificial intelligence helps our customers ‘future-proof’ their solar investments and energy management decisions with automated savings.”

October 17th, 2018

Tucson Unified Top K-12 Solar Producer in Arizona in 2021

John Mitman celebrates the ribbon cutting event of TUSD's landmark solar portfolio, ranked #1 by the EPA for K-12 Green Power Producers. 


"Our team is grateful for the opportunity to develop these utility cost-savings projects for TUSD while also empowering the District’s environmental initiatives. TUSD has earned the right to be proud of its environmental stewardship through supporting these solar energy projects."

May 3rd, 2018

Chint Power Systems: Inverter Showcase

John Mitman is interviewed on his experiences from installing CPS inverters in a "test bed" project.

December 6th, 2016

Constellation and Amphitheater Public Schools Mark Completion of 9.3 Megawatt Solar Project

"By reducing energy costs over the term of the project the Amphitheater School District can divert those funds to focus on what it does best, which is providing education," said John Mitman.

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