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Solar Energy Builds on Arizona Western College Campus

Solar Energy Arizona Western College,

The current economic situation has spurred a lot of talk, advertisements and encouragement to buy local and use local to sustain our economy. The Guinness Book of World Records named Yuma, AZ the sunniest city on earth, so where better to utilize innovative solar energy technology on Yuma’s Arizona Western College campus? The Project The… Read More →

Solar Panels And Installations Make Good Financial Sense

Solar Panels - AZRE Magazine July/August 2011
by in Building Green

Figuring out the bottom line return on investment figures for installing solar panels on commercial buildings is a bit like hitting a moving target. Incentives from utilities are apt to change and sow uncertainty in the market, thus access to capital can be iffy in these challenging economic times. But some business owners who have… Read More →

82nd Annual MLB All-Star Game Arrives In Arizona Just In Time

All-Star Game 2010 Festivities, AZ Business Magazine May/June 2011

82nd Annual MLB All-Star Game  Arizona catches a much-needed break this summer when the 82nd Major League Baseball All-Star Game rolls into Chase Field in Downtown Phoenix in July. “It’s a big year for the Diamondbacks,” says Derrick Hall, president of the Arizona Diamondbacks. “We have the opening of the new spring training complex, the… Read More →

Chase Field: Keeping It Cool

Chase Field - AZRE Magazine May/June 2011
by in Building Green

Gearing up for another typical Phoenix summer and the All-Star Game at Chase Field in July, the Arizona Diamondbacks have partnered with APS on a solar structure that could be considered a doubleheader. Just In Time For The All-Star Game, Chase Field’s Solar Structure Will Be A Benefit To Many Erected in a matter of… Read More →

Largest Commercial Solar Rooftop System in Arizona Unveiled

Empire Power Systems
by in Green | Real Estate | Tech

Empire Power Systems this week completed the installation of an $11.5 million, 2.4 megawatt SunPower solar rooftop system on the Cowley Industrial Park building in South Phoenix. The project is the largest commercial solar rooftop system in Arizona and the second largest in U.S. Cowley Companies, a Phoenix-based real estate investment firm, decided to install… Read More →

Pinnacle West Named To Three Sustainability Lists

by in Economy | Green | Tech

There’s some good green news for Arizona. For the sixth year in a row, Pinnacle West (the parent company of Arizona Public Service Co.) has been separately named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DSJI) North America and as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World. The index recognizes sustainable business… Read More →

Effective Ways To Go Green, High-Tech Trash Bins And More

Green Trash Can
by in Blogs | Economy | Green | Tech

Here’s some green bits from around the web. This week we’ve gathered stories about tattletale trashcans costing their owners big bucks, effective ways to go green that may surprise you, a possible “feed-in tariff” to encourage solar power growth in Arizona, test driving electric cars and others. Feed-in Tariff to Aid Solar Weighed Arizona officials… Read More →

2009 HR Team Of The Year Finalists

by in Events

Company: American Express Service Center – Phoenix Web: www.americanexpress.com Company established: 1850 | No. of employees in AZ: 7,400 No. of employees in HR dept.: 17 The 17 professionals in the human resources department at American Express’ service center in Phoenix have had a busy year and met many challenges amidst difficult circumstances. The team… Read More →

Steven Lockard – President And CEO, TPI Composites

Steven Lockhard TPI Composites
by in AZ Business Magazine | Green | Tech

When the goal is to carve out a spot on the cutting edge of green-energy technology, it helps to be in the business of making blades. That’s the case with TPI Composites Inc., a privately held company now headquartered in Scottsdale that devotes a significant portion of its business to manufacturing massive wind-turbine blades used… Read More →

Baby Boomers Bust

Baby Boomer Bust
by in AZ Business Magazine | Workforce

Companies get ready as boomers start leaving the work force The catchy term many are using to describe the impending exodus of baby boomers from the work force sounds like the title of a science-fiction film: “The Brain Drain.” But there’s nothing fictional about it. The oldest baby boomers, a group that includes more than… Read More →

Chamber Board Leadership Second To None

Chamber Board Leadership

3’s Company Chamber board leadership second to none By Vanessa White With the addition of President and Chief Executive Officer Katie Pushor in January, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors approved Pushor’s innovative three-year strategic plan in June. Some key points included growing and retaining membership, reaching out to mid-market businesses, and… Read More →