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UNS Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Fortis

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Shareholders of UNS Energy Corporation voted overwhelmingly today to approve the proposed acquisition of the company by a subsidiary of Fortis Inc. The votes were tabulated at today’s special meeting for shareholders at UNS Energy’s Corporate Headquarters in Tucson. Approximately 97 percent of the ballots cast supported the company’s acquisition by Fortis, the largest investor-owned… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Completes 69,471 SF Lease for 1st United Door Technologies

by in In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley announced it completed a lease for 69,471 square feet for 1st United Door Technologies, LLC at Geneva Industrial, 1016 W. Geneva Drive in Tempe. Senior Vice President Bruce Calfee and Vice President Josh Wyss, of Cassidy Turley’s Industrial Group, represented the Tenant while Executive Vice Presidents Steve Sayre and Pat Harlan represented the… Read More →

3 renewable energy projects approved


The Interior Department has approved three renewable energy projects in Nevada and Arizona that officials say will generate enough electricity to power nearly 200,000 homes. The projects are the first renewable energy projects on public lands approved by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell since she took office in April. The projects will deliver a combined 520… Read More →

SRP Expands Popular EZ-3 Price Plan

by in Business News | Economy

Salt River Project (SRP) is offering residential customers two new ways to help save resources and money. On average, families save 6 percent annually on their energy bills with the SRP EZ-3™ Price Plan by reducing energy use from 3–6 p.m. weekdays. Starting this month, SRP offers even more ways to save with two new… Read More →

SRP Taking Power From New Geothermal Plant

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Salt River Project is now receiving a significant amount of renewable energy from the just-completed Hudson Ranch I geothermal plant located in California’s Imperial Valley. Retired Vice Adm. Dennis V. McGinn, president of the American Council on Renewable Energy, provided the keynote address during the dedication ceremony for the plant on Friday, May 18. SRP… Read More →

i/o Data Centers Keeps Companies Nationwide Up And Running

i/o Data Centers
by in Featured | Tech | Workforce

Despite an ongoing recessionary climate, Phoenix-based i/o Data Centers just keeps on growing and doesn’t plan on stopping. In the last year i/o doubled its number of employees and is looking to expand its Phoenix location. In Oct., i/o announced it closed $200 million in financing for the company’s expansions. In addition to its Phoenix… 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 →

Ecotourism – The Green Way To Vacation

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by in Blogs | Green | Travel

The United Nations designated 2002 as the International Year of Ecotourism. Well it’s 2010 and I bet that the majority of people haven’t taken an eco-vacation.  I know I haven’t. We try to be eco-friendly.  We buy reusable water bottles and lunch pails.  We turn off the lights more often and take shorter showers.  But… 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 →