Following its recent announcement to expand utility-scale solar resources to 2,025 megawatts (MW) by 2025, Salt River Project (SRP) today announced three new solar energy plants that will deliver a total of 500MW of renewable energy. Facebook announced it will be SRP's largest off taker of these new clean energy resources, utilizing 450MW of the combined solar capacity to support Facebook's newly announced data center in Mesa, Arizona, and help meet the company's 100 percent
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the raising of Roosevelt Dam, a $430 million water infrastructure project that raised the height of the dam by 77 feet, more than doubling the lake's capacity and creating additional water supplies to serve more than 850,000 households per year. As SRP celebrates the anniversary of the improvements made to Roosevelt Dam, the public power utility and water provider is also celebrating the partnerships with local and federal agencies tha
Navajo Generating Station's (NGS) three iconic 775-foot smokestacks – a Page, AZ landmark for 45 years – were demolished in a single explosive blast on Friday, falling northward like trees being felled.
The NGS reinforced concrete stacks were the third-highest man-made structures in Arizona and were equivalent in size to a 77 ½ story high-rise building
In addition to the stacks, the 199-foot high steel-frame Unit 3 electro-static precipitator, which captured fly ash so it
It is the first official week of summer and a good time to implement energy- and money-saving habits that can bolster the bottom line and help businesses run more energy efficiently. No matter the type of business or facility, these simple ideas can limit unnecessary energy use and help to reduce costs: Tips to save on lighting costs Lighting is one of the largest energy expenses for a business. Turn off lights in unoccupied areas. Install occupancy sensors that automatically
WHAT: Salt River Project commercial customers looking to reduce energy costs are invited to participate in an innovative program to help businesses achieve sustainability and financial goals. On Jan. 29, SRP is launching its Business Demand Response program in conjunction with Enel X, the global leader in demand response.
SRP and Enel X are working together to provide a Business Demand Response program that pays companies to temporarily reduce energy use when called upon be
Salt River Project is opening a public process on Dec. 20 to consider a proposed overall average annual price decrease of 2.2 percent. The $64 million overall decrease in prices proposed by SRP management is a result of a reduction in fuel expenses and a modest increase in base prices. The proposed decrease will vary by customer type and price plan. The proposed decrease incorporates and is in addition to the decreases SRP implemented on a temporary basis earlier this year. I
Since Tempe Town Lake’s opening in 1999, it has attracted an array of people for boating, fishing, special events, and even just enjoying the view. It is Arizona’s second-most visited public attraction, bringing in more than 2.7 million visitors annually. With a project led by the Rio Salado Foundation, the lake’s popularity likely will reach new heights. The plan is to build a facility next to the marina called the Arizona Boathouse and Welcome Center — a building with boat