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Here’s how Arizona can become a regional energy hub

Arizona as a energy hub

If you talk with energy experts in Arizona and across the world, they’ll tell you it’s an exciting time to be in energy. Advancements in solar, storage, smart grid technologies and beyond are making renewable energy cheaper and more innovative. And then there are the increasing renewable energy standards set in California, which is creating huge… Read More →

Arizona Mining Association rallies support for Navajo Generating Station

Fennemore Craig

The Arizona Mining Association brought together policymakers, tribal leaders and industry members to demonstrate support for long-term operation of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) at a major Phoenix rally.  Leaders emphasized the importance of keeping the plant operating well into the future to protect affordable energy, skilled Navajo and Hopi jobs and economic strength in… Read More →

Aligned Energy opens 51-acre ultra-efficient data center

Aligned Energy, a data center infrastructure technology company that offers colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, telecom, enterprise and service providers, announced today the opening of its second ultra-efficient, adaptive data center in Phoenix, Arizona.  Nearly 300 attendees, including political officials, partners, and business leaders, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony and open house.  Situated on… Read More →

SRP and East Valley Partnership host sustainability forum

Sustainable Energy in Arizona - AB Magazine November/December 2011

Discover just how sustainable our region is, and the impact sustainability has on various sectors of our life and economy, during the 2017 SRP Forum —Sustainability in the PHX East Valley on Tuesday, May 23 at 11:30 a.m., at the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to keynote… Read More →

Fulton Homes earns 3rd Energy Star Partner of the Year

National Bank of Arizona, APS Energy Efficiency Partnership

Fulton Homes, a local home builder, has been awarded the Energy Star Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence. They are one of only nine companies in the country to win this award in their category. This makes them the only builder to win this award three times. The Energy Start Partner of the Year… Read More →

New solar plant will charge huge battery for SRP

energy supply - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

SRP announced a 20-year power purchase agreement for a grid-scale, integrated solar and battery project that will be located in Pinal County.  SRP will purchase all of the energy produced at the Pinal Central Energy Center, located near Coolidge, which will be constructed and owned by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources. A subsidiary of… Read More →

SRP helps customers choose solar installer

Clean Energy

Installing solar on a home can be a complex process, and Salt River Project has a new Preferred Solar Installer Program to help customers make the best, informed decisions for their particular needs. The program provides a resource for customers to find participating solar installers to guide them through the process.  Qualified SRP Preferred Solar… Read More →

Phoenix slips in national ranking of cities for solar energy capacity

Solar Energy Capacity

Phoenix fell from third to fifth place among cities for total installed solar capacity last year, slowed by charges imposed on Arizona solar users at time when other cities surged ahead with new installation. That was the finding of the annual “Shining Cities” report by Environment America, which ranks the 20 cities with the largest… Read More →

Solar jobs continue growth in Arizona, not as fast as rest of nation

Solar jobs announcement

Arizona saw a 6 percent increase in solar jobs in 2016, bouncing back from a sharp drop the year before but still trailing well behind the national average growth of 25 percent in solar jobs. Arizona’s 7,310 solar-related jobs put it seventh-most among states last year, according to the Solar Foundation’s 2016 National Solar Jobs… Read More →

APS customers raise concerns about potential rate hike

Tempers flared at Wednesday’s public hearing over a proposed rate hike for Arizona Public Service customers. The Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates utilities, held the hearing in preparation for a vote in the coming months. The proposed hike would raise monthly bills by about $6 a month for a typical user. APS serves more than… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ names 100 Best Companies in Arizona

It is the purpose of BestCompaniesAZ and our calling – and has been for 15 years. We knew that better workplaces would create better lives, better communities, and more profitable businesses. Although it wasn’t about the money, the financial success was proven to be a benefit for best companies. Ten years ago, we were excited… Read More →

SRP offers new way for customers to support green energy

Salt River Project is offering a new, simple way for customers to green up their energy through solar and other renewable energy sources via the SRP EarthWise Energy program. The program is attractive to customers who want to go green, but may not have the option to actually install solar systems on their homes or… Read More →

Navajo Generating Station to close by 2019, plant owners say

by in AZ Business Magazine | Energy

The owners of the Navajo Generating Station in Page voted today to keep the plant operating until its lease ends in December 2019, pending agreement with the Navajo Nation on reclamation of the site. The coal-fired plant has been under financial pressure from historically low natural gas prices, but closing it would mean the loss… Read More →

Mobile app puts control at SRP customers’ fingertips

Salt River Project’s nearly 1 million residential power customers and 25,000 irrigation customers now have even more ways to stay connected with two, new SRP Mobile Apps for smart phones and tablets. SRP launched two mobile apps for on the App Store for iOS users or the Google Play store for Android users. The SRP Power… Read More →