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SRP Board Approves Price Decrease

by in Business News | Energy | Green

The Salt River Project Board today approved a price decrease that will result in lowering customer bills by an overall average of 1.1% beginning in May. The pricing plan reduces two components of SRP’s electric prices and will be in effect for the six summer billing months in 2013, saving a typical residential customer about… Read More →

Energy Consortium’s Roadmap puts state of path to build industry

srp installs solar energy systems
by in Business News | Energy

Imagine Arizona as the energy hub of the Southwest — where major regional transmission lines tie into infrastructure in the state and serve a growing regional demand for energy. Arizona would be a place where an increasing percentage of jobs are related to the energy industry, whether in manufacturing, generation, transmission, energy efficiency, service or… Read More →

After Hours: Tina Smith

by in After Hours | AZRE Magazine

After Hours: Tina Smith Attorney at Ballard Spahr LLP. With Ballard Spahr for 1 1/2 years. Born in the Chicago area. Attended DePaul University College of Law in Chicago Husband James; has two sons ages 11 and 9 >> Responsibilities: Smith handles the legal aspects of commercial real estate transactions, conducts due diligence review, prepares… Read More →

SRP Buys Natural Gas Power Plant

by in Business News | Energy

Salt River Project has agreed to purchase one block of the Mesquite Generating Station located in Arlington, about 40 miles west of Phoenix.  The natural gas-fired power plant, owned by San Diego-based Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, includes two 625-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle generating blocks.  SRP is purchasing one of the blocks for $371 million and… Read More →

SRP Proposes New East Valley Power Facilities

by in Business News | Energy

The growing demand for electricity in the East Valley area known as the Price Road Corridor has prompted Salt River Project to initiate a process to site new 230-kilovolt (kV) power lines and new 230-kV substations that will improve electric service reliability in the area and serve large commercial and light industrial customers in south… 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 →

ASU program helps leaders of small businesses

by in Business News | Education | Small Biz

The fifth annual Small Business Leadership Academy at the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU helps small business owners and executives learn how to improve efficiency, streamline operations and raise profits. “Classes are held just one night per week, so they fit right into busy executives’ schedules,” said Dawn Feldman, executive director of… Read More →

SRP, APS Sending Crews to New York

by in Business News

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 →

Small Business Leadership Academy: Aligning Strategy With Corporate Resources

Small Business Leadership Academy

The 2012 Small Business Leadership Academy (SBLA) kicks off with two nights devoted to strategy, and more specifically, competitive advantage and how to achieve it. Emphasis is put on the importance of aligning a company’s activities to create an advantage over competitors. The cornerstone of the strategy course is analysis. Any business owner can use… Read More →

2012 Runoff Season Was 16th Driest

runoff season

If the 2012 runoff season seemed a lot like the previous year, it’s because it was. In fact, thanks to a rare second consecutive La Niña winter, the January-through-May 2012 period provided very similar runoff season totals. This year’s snowmelt runoff from the Salt and Verde watershed amounted to only about 193,474 acre-feet, which puts… Read More →

REIF Awards $1.3 Million For AZ Renewable Energy Projects

renewable energy projects

The agencies that oversee the Arizona Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF) have awarded eight Native American organizations with $1.3 million to build renewable energy systems in their communities. The renewable energy projects include wind and solar facilities for schools in Leupp and Kayenta, solar power for an assisted-living facility in Moenkopi and solar panels for… Read More →

EnerNOC Extends 50-Megawatt Demand Response Contract With SRP Through 2015

by in Education | Green | Tech

EnerNOC, the world’s leading provider of demand response applications and services, today announced that it has extended its contract to implement a demand response program for Salt River Project (SRP) through 2015. Under its existing contract with the Phoenix-based public power utility, EnerNOC manages a network of commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities that agree to reduce… Read More →

Valley Residents Help SRP Give Homeward Bound A “Water Makeover”

Homeward Bound
by in Contests

Salt River Project has launched a contest that has Valley residents making their community more water-efficient. The contest, in which participants pledge to conserve water by submitting their best water-saving tips, could result in a “water makeover” for Homeward Bound’s Thunderbird Family Village Campus. If SRP reaches its goal of 5,000 pledges, it will help… Read More →

50 Largest Employers In Arizona

50 Largest Employers in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

These are the 50 largest employers in Arizona, including public and privately held companies and not-for-profit corporations, ranked by the number of employees based on full-time equivalents of 40 hours per week and based on industry research. 50 Largest Employers in Arizona Walmart Stores Inc. Arizona employees in 2011: 30,634 Employment change since 2010: Added… Read More →