Regional Water Recharge Project partners seeking Apache Junction site

Utilities serving Queen Creek, Apache Junction and Gold Canyon have formed a regional partnership to find and construct a nearby site to recharge groundwater to obtain long-term storage credits. The regional water recharge project is in its infancy, with officials meeting three times since the beginning of the year. Despite remnants of hurricanes Rosa and […]

Foundation again names SRP a Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace

For the second consecutive year, Salt River Project has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. SRP was ranked No. 86 in the foundation’s Top 100 ranking, tied with six other companies – the third time that SRP has been ranked among the Top 100 in the 11 […]

Forest Fund wins top Arizona Forward environmental prize

The Northern Arizona Forest Fund took the top honor Saturday night at the Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP at the Westin Kierland Resort. Judges also named the Arizona Pure Water Brew Challenge as winner of the Governor’s Award for Arizona’s Future, and two new categories – Sustainability Champion and Waste Reduction – […]

Electricity price reduction remains through April

Salt River Project’s Board of Directors has approved increasing the amount and extending a six-month temporary decrease in electricity prices passed earlier this year for SRP customers. Under the six-month extension recommended by SRP management, prices will be reduced by an additional $24.2 million – or approximately 2.3 percent – effective with the November 2018-April […]

Committee approves SRP’s proposed Southeast Power Link project

The Arizona Power Plant and Transmission Line Siting Committee has recommended approval of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility for a Salt River Project power line project in the Southeast Valley. The committee’s unanimous approval Tuesday, Sept. 11, is a milestone for the proposed Southeast Power Link project, which includes 7 miles of new overhead 230-kilovolt power lines, […]

SRP seeks proposals to meet future peak power needs

Salt River Project has issued an all-source request for proposals for up to 650 megawatts of capacity to meet future peak-hour demand requirements. SRP is asking for respondents to provide a variety of cost-competitive potential peak capacity solutions, including battery/energy storage charged by a renewable resource or the grid, demand response resource options, existing combined […]

Arizona utilities stress the importance of calling before digging

Aug. 11 was national 811 Day and Arizona Public Service, Southwest Gas and Salt River Project seek to warn customers of the dangers associated with digging into a utility line. They encourage customers to know what’s below by calling 811 before they dig. “Across the state, many shared utility services that communities rely on run […]

Nissan offers SRP customers $3K incentive on electric vehicle

Salt River Project and Nissan North America are offering SRP customers an opportunity to buy a discounted 2018 Nissan LEAF. Customers can purchase the vehicle from a participating Maricopa County dealership with a $3,000 incentive extended to Sept. 30, according to a press release on Nissan’s newest electric vehicle model that offers a greater range […]