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Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was told that his government's policy of privileging energy produced by the state-owned utility over private producers would be respected.
Sep. 13, 2022
SRP electricity meter
Salt River Project announced Monday that it would be raising monthly rates for electricity due to the increased cost of acquiring fuel.
Sep. 13, 2022
SRP building
Earlier this year, the Arizona Corporation Commission denied a request by Salt River Project to expand a gas-fired plant near Coolidge, a decision the utility has appealed.
Sep. 7, 2022
An APS utility meter on a home
With an extreme heat wave in much of the West, California is experiencing record demand for energy. Justin Joiner, vice president of resource management for APS, said even with excessive heat warnings in the Valley, customers here won’t experience what’s happening in California.
Sep. 6, 2022
Hot attic Arizona air conditioning unit duct work
Maricopa County has dedicated more money to a program designed to provide complimentary air conditioning repairs to homeowners in the Valley.
Sep. 2, 2022
Rio Verde Foothills homeowner Meredith DeAngelis
Facing a water cutoff in 2023, Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisors denied a request by some residents of the unincorporated Rio Verde Foothills to form its own water district.
Aug. 31, 2022
solar panels
One of the goals of the Inflation Reduction Act was to spur investment in clean energy. A Tempe-based firm says it will expand its operations as a result.
Aug. 30, 2022
Rio Verde Foothills residents
While Arizona is being asked to cut back when Colorado River restrictions go into effect next year, some residents of the state are in danger of being cut off completely from their water supplies. A small community north of Phoenix faces a crucial vote as soon as this week to determine its future source of water.
More Arizona water news
Aug. 27, 2022
SRP electricity meter
The 1.1 million people in the Valley who get their power from SRP could be seeing their bills go up soon.
Aug. 25, 2022
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

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