Energy Archives

Nissan extends $10,000 Nissan LEAF incentive for SRP customers

Salt River Project announced that Nissan North America has extended its incentive program to offer SRP customers the opportunity to purchase a 2017 Nissan LEAF from a participating Maricopa County dealership at a discounted rate. The deal, which has been extended to Sept. 30, has resulted in record LEAF sales for Arizona. Arizona has been… Read More →

120 Arizona companies make Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing firms

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Arizona is home to many innovative companies that are driving the state’s economy. A total of 120 Arizona companies made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private firms in America for 2017. From Carvana (No. 34), which is changing the way we buy cars, to AAW Enterprises (No. 4,877), an online retailer, Arizona companies are… Read More →

Business and education leaders set sights on 2030 education goals

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Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) announced today critical long-term education goals for the state. The newly released goals are part of the Arizona Education Progress Meter, a nonpartisan source of information that informs leaders and communities about where we stand as a state and the work that must… Read More →

SRP plans to study effect of solar on the grid

More than 750 SRP customers are participating in the Advanced Inverter study to investigate how solar and other types of customer-generated energy sources impact the grid. The purpose of the pilot study, which is being conducted in conjunction with the Electric Power Research Institute, is to better understand how advanced inverters can help maintain grid… Read More →

SRP gets 1st approval for proposed Price Road Corridor project

At the conclusion of public hearings held July 24 and 25, the Arizona Power Plant and Transmission Line Siting Committee recommended approval of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility (CEC), for an SRP power line project that will help support economic development in the Chandler area known as the Price Road Corridor. The committee approval is… Read More →

SRP offers tips to stay safe during summer monsoons

As the monsoon season continues to hit the Valley, Salt River Project is prepared to handle the heat and storms. SRP’s transmission, distribution, generation and planned energy purchases are equipped to serve the increased summer demand and summer monsoons. SRP plans for the summer heat and storms throughout the year by maintaining its transmission and… Read More →

ASU’s photovoltaics program earns 6 awards from Energy Department

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Arizona State University has earned six prestigious U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Awards, totaling $4.3 million, ranking it first among recipients in the Photovoltaics Research category for 2017. This year’s awards, which come with grants totaling $20.5 million overall for 28 projects, supports the development of new commercial photovoltaics technologies that improve product performance, reliability and manufacturability. In this… Read More →

J.D. Power: SRP ranks highest in West Region

Salt River Project continues to receive high marks in satisfaction from its residential electric customers, according to a study issued today by J.D. Power. SRP ranks highest for residential electric service in the western United States among Large electric utilities for the 16th consecutive year with a Customer Satisfaction Index score of 775 on a… Read More →

APS boosts teachers through Arizona K12 Center partnership

According to Beth Maloney, a veteran 5th-grade teacher in Surprise, she wouldn’t be the teacher she is today if it weren’t for the Arizona K12 Center. And thanks to an ongoing partnership with the APS, which includes an annual grant of $20,000 to the Arizona K12 Center, the organization is better able to provide ongoing… Read More →

Most Influential Women in Arizona: Kelly  Barr, SRP

Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017 in the July issues of the magazines. Azbigmedia.com will be profiling each of the Most Influential Women in Arizona in the coming weeks. The Most Influential Women in Arizona will be honored at a reception from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.… Read More →

Meet the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017

The Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2017 show things are actually getting better for female leaders in the business world. Consider this: A study by Talentful, recruitment experts, compared some of the world’s most powerful male and female CEOs of Fortune 1000 companies to see how gender roles are gradually improving within the… Read More →

SRP employs fish to combat mosquitos, viruses

Monsoon season has arrived, perhaps finally providing some relief from June’s extreme heat. But with the more humid weather also comes standing water and mosquitos, a combination that can also bring transmitters of diseases such as the West Nile and Zika viruses. Salt River Project has been doing its part since 2004 to help combat… Read More →

SRP customers set another record for energy demand

For the second consecutive day, Salt River Project on Tuesday delivered a record amount of energy to its Phoenix-area retail customers. Between 5 and 6 p.m., SRP delivered an estimated retail peak demand of 7,219 megawatts. That peak topped Monday’s SRP system peak of 6,981 megawatts, which surpassed the 2016 peak of 6,873 megawatts. SRP,… Read More →

How has the Arizona Energy Consortium impacted the sector?

The last time Az Business magazine sat down to talk with the leaders of the Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC), the organization was still operating under the umbrella of the Arizona Technology Council. A lot has changed since that time. Co-executive directors Michelle De Blasi — a director at Fennemore Craig — and Chris Davey —… Read More →