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Charge Point electric vehicle charging station Flagstaff
The latest electric vehicles will be on display at Tempe’s Center for the Arts this Friday as the city tries to increase EV awareness, interest and use.
Jul. 27, 2022
solar panels
A nonprofit has issued a report on job growth created by solar energy in 2021 and says that Arizona continued to post new jobs in the industry.
Jul. 26, 2022
Most Arizona congressmen say a federal rule on new heating, air-conditioning and ventilation units will delay completion of homes starting to be built now.
Jul. 22, 2022
Sonoran Solar
Sonora has become a test site for major solar energy projects in Mexico since the announcement last year that a massive new solar plant would be built near Rocky Point. Now, officials are planning additional facilities in the state.
Jul. 21, 2022
An APS utility meter on a home
Weekend storms in Pinal County toppled power lines and left thousands without electricity. Lily Quezada with APS says crews are making headway on repairs.
Jul. 19, 2022
Firefighters on scene after a transformer at Hoover Dam caught fire on
Police in Boulder City, Nevada say they are headed to the Hoover Dam after reports of an explosion Tuesday morning. Videos posted on social media showed what appeared to be a fire or explosion in a building near the base of the dam.
Jul. 19, 2022
Flagstaff Arizona sign Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff will work with Arizona Public Service to reduce its carbon footprint.
Jul. 18, 2022
A shopping cart in the SRP Canal bordering Cortez Park in Phoenix.
Changes are coming to address homeless encampments along SRP’s canal system in Phoenix.
Jul. 15, 2022
SRP electricity meter
Salt River Project delivered a record amount of energy to customers in the Phoenix area on Monday. The last record was set in July 2020.
Jul. 12, 2022
Glen Canyon Dam
The Bureau of Reclamation is urging caution for those recreating in northern Arizona near the Glen Canyon Dam.
Jul. 9, 2022
Navajo Nation
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing over $1 million to expand access to clean water for Navajo and Hopi communities.
Jul. 2, 2022
Air-conditioning is a necessity in the Valley of the Sun. But AC supply and workforce shortages may leave some residents sweating it out this summer.
Jun. 28, 2022
car using electric charging station
The Phoenix City Council approved a roadmap to get 280,000 electrical vehicles on city streets by 2030.
Jun. 24, 2022
An APS utility meter on a home
Summer monsoon storms are coming. Jeff Spohn with Arizona Public Service said the storms can be disruptive in urban areas and those that lie at a low elevation.
Jun. 16, 2022
SRP building
SRP said power was out for just under two hours on Tuesday afternoon. Around 4,500 customers in Gilbert and Chandler were affected.
Jun. 14, 2022
SRP electricity meter
SRP said that more than a thousand customers lost power in the West Valley on Monday but expected service to be restored quickly.
Jun. 13, 2022
Arizona Corporation Commission building
The Arizona Corporation Commission has denied a request by Salt River Project for a permit that would allow it to expand its Coolidge Generating Station.
Jun. 7, 2022
Tempe Orangeburg Pipe sewer map
Checking water main lines is now a priority for Tempe officials since a ruptured pipe closed the U.S. 60, but Tempe residents should be turning their attention to a different type of water infrastructure: sewage pipes.
Jun. 4, 2022
SRP building
Conservationists and residents who live near the plant have opposed the expansion since it was proposed in August 2021.
Jun. 3, 2022
A new apartment complex made of shipping containers opened up in downtown Phoenix. The builder says the 18-unit apartment building on Third and McKinley streets is the largest of its kind in all of North America.
Jun. 3, 2022

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