Arizona Corporation Commission's Mayes gives state's perspective on Senate negotiations
How will the Senate's climate bill handle allocation of allowances to utilities? During today's OnPoint, Kristin Mayes, chairwoman of the Arizona Corporation Commission, the state's utility regulator, explains how states and utilities will be affected by a federal climate law. She gives her take on the prospects for a federal renewable electricity standard and increased energy efficiency measures. Mayes also discusses concerns over the use of water in carbon capture and storage facilities.