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Tempe finishing 924-Kw solar project


The City of Tempe, in partnership with SRP and Solar City, is preparing to place the final panel on the city’s largest solar project. Located at Tempe’s South Water Treatment Plant, the project features more than 3,000 solar panels that will generate more than 1.6 million kilowatt hours of electricity each year, supplying 15 percent… Read More →

Duke Energy Renewables Acquires Arizona Solar Farm From SOLON

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Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 10-megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar project near Kingman, Ariz., from SOLON Corp. The Black Mountain Solar Project under construction in Mohave County is expected to achieve commercial operation in October of this year. UniSource Energy Services (UES) will purchase the power generated at the Black Mountain site through a 20-year… 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 →

Green News Roundup – High-Efficiency Solar Projects & More

Green News Roundup, Recycling Cigarettes, Solar and More
by in Blogs | Education | Green | Tech

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about recycling cigarette butts, high-efficiency solar projects and more. Feel free to send along any stories you’d like to see in the roundup by e-mailing me at Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability endeavors in the Valley and… Read More →