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Legends district partners with Southwestern Eye Center

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The Legends Entertainment District, a first-of-its-kind joint venture between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns, announced a new partnership with Southwestern Eye Center that features the District’s first static super graphic with a 3-D embellishment. The announcement was made by Legends Entertainment District General Manager Judd Norris. “The Legends Entertainment District continues to break the… Read More →

Summit spotlights impact of minority-owned companies

by in Business News | Events | Small Biz

Fifteen corporations and nonprofits that do tens of millions in contracts with minority-owned companies in Arizona, and the release of a detailed new, post-recession survey of minority-owned business will be among the highlights of the 2012 Minority Business Enterprise Summit in downtown Phoenix Friday. The 2012 Minority Business Enterprise Summit was organized by the Arizona… Read More →

AWEE presents 2012 Faces of Success

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A formerly homeless veteran who lost his hearing from an explosion in Vietnam, an ex-offender who chose drugs over her children and today counsels individuals in similar circumstances, and a Baltimore transplant who had to rely on the financial support of family when she couldn’t find a fulltime job despite a steady work history will… Read More →

SRP, APS Sending Crews to New York

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Salt River Project and Arizona Public Service are sending a combined 21 line crews and support staff to New York to assist the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) in restoring power in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. SRP is sending 62 employees (including 11 four-person line crews and 12 substation electricians) equipped with line trucks,… Read More →

New APS Arizona Sun Project Underway

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Arizona Public Service (APS) and McCarthy Building Cos. have started the permitting process for a new solar photovoltaic facility – the Hyder II Solar Power Plant – located in Hyder. APS selected McCarthy to engineer, procure the materials and construct the 14-megawatt (MW) facility. “Hyder II is the sixth AZ Sun Project for APS,” said… Read More →

APS takes proposals for solar facility

by in Business News | Green | Workforce

Arizona’s largest utility company is taking proposals from solar developers and installers for a 32-megawatt facility in Gila Bend. Arizona Public Service Co. says it will accept bids starting Aug. 22 and is encouraging developers to participate in an upcoming webinar. The company has been investing in the development of 200 megawatts of solar photovoltaic… Read More →

APS Prepared To Meet Summer Energy Demand

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As summer energy demand increases, APS reminds its customers it is well positioned to meet their energy needs over the next three months. This message is the key theme of a three-minute APS-produced video that can be viewed on YouTube: youtube.com/arizonapublicservice. The video features interviews with company officials about this summer’s peak demand forecast, the… Read More →

APS Recognizes Outstanding Business Partners

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Providing safe, reliable and affordable electricity to 1.1 million customers across more than 34,000 square miles takes considerable resources. APS cannot do it alone. It requires business partners who can supply equipment, deliver and produce materials and share expertise across a variety of industries. In 2011, APS spent $1.7 billion with more than 7,000 different… Read More →

APS Recognized For Energy Innovation

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Arizona Public Service Company ( APS ) has been recognized as one of the top 10 electric utilities in North America for energy innovation according to GreenTech Media and GTM Research, a leading source for clean energy news, analysis and trade events. The award – titled “The Networked Grid: Top Ten Utility Smart Grid Deployments… Read More →

APS Ranked As One Of Nation’s Top Solar Companies

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Arizona Public Service Company’s efforts to increase the adoption of renewable energy like solar continue to earn national recognition. APS was ranked third in the Annual Megawatts category and fourth in the Annual Watts Per Customer Category – both rankings the highest ever for the company – in the 2011 Utility Rankings announced on April… Read More →

APS Prepared To Meet Summer Demand

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APS is well positioned to meet the energy needs of its customers this summer, company officials told the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) today. This message was part of APS’s annual summer preparedness briefing to the ACC.  The presentation included this summer’s peak demand forecast, an inventory of available resources to serve that demand, a summary… Read More →

State Land Department, APS Partner On First Solar Facility To Be Built On State Land

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by in Economy | Green | Workforce

Arizona’s State Land Department and Arizona Public Service are working in coordination to build the first-ever solar project on Arizona State Trust lands. Nearly 400 acres in Yuma County will soon be home to the 35-megawatt APS Foothills Solar Plant. The cost to APS for a 35-year lease on the land is $10 million, which… Read More →

Pinnacle West Reports Positive 2011 Fourth-quarter & Full-year Results

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by in Business News | Finance

 ’Disciplined cost management’ and strong operational performance benefit bottom line Pinnacle West Capital Corporation reported consolidated on-going earnings of $12.1 million, or $0.11 per diluted share of common stock, for the quarter ended December 31, 2011. This result compares with on-going earnings of $5.2 million, or $0.05 per share, in the same 2010 period. The… Read More →

Palo Verde Surpasses Production Record

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Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station achieved its 20th consecutive year as the nation’s largest power producer. The almost 31.3 million megawatt-hours produced in 2011 is the most ever generated by Palo Verde or by any other U.S. power plant of any kind. According to industry data, Unit 3 produced more electricity than any other reactor… Read More →