SRP receives OK for Southeast Power Link through Queen Creek, Mesa

The Arizona Corporation Commission this week unanimously approved a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility for an SRP power line project. SRP officials stated in a release that the Southeast Power Link “will enable Salt River Project to meet growing energy needs in the Southeast Valley.” Wednesday’s approval was the final step of the application for the […]

Arizona Forward’s Environmental Excellence Awards ‘reflect visionary efforts’

The Northern Arizona Forest Fund took the top honor Saturday night in the 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 – made their […]

SRP extends temporary decrease in electricity prices

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 […]

Power to the people: 7-mile project offers southeast Valley energy solution, SRP says

Salt River Project is seeking to construct a 7-mile overhead 230-kilovolt power line along a half-mile stretch of Crismon Road into Queen Creek and the rest in southeast Mesa. Meetings are to be held in September to solicit local residents’ input on the project, which also includes a 230/69-kV receiving station. “We have a lot […]

SRP summer 2018 electric prices drop 1 percent

Salt River Project’s Board of Directors has approved a temporary decrease in electricity prices for more than 1 million SRP customers effective with the May-October 2018 billing cycles. Prices will be decreased by approximately 1 percent under the $18.8 million temporary reduction, the third such decrease proposed by management and approved by the SRP board […]

SRP stresses safety with holiday lighting, decorations

Salt River Project is encouraging customers to stay safe this holiday season as they plug in holiday decorative lights, surge protectors and extension cords. Each year, hundreds of homes are damaged or destroyed by fires that start with overloaded circuits, Christmas trees or holiday lights, according to the National Fire Protection Association. “The most important […]

SRP among top 100 adoption-friendly workplaces

Salt River Project on Sept. 25 was recognized for its employee adoption benefits by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. SRP was ranked No. 89 overall on the organization’s 2017 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List and second among a group of 100 U.S. energy and utility companies, according to a press release. It is the second […]

Salt River Project to study effect of solar on the grid

More than 750 Salt River Project customers are participating in an advanced inverter study to investigate how solar and other types of customer-generated energy sources impact the grid. The purpose of the pilot study, which is being conducted in conjunction with the Electric Power Research Institute, is to better understand how advanced inverters can help […]

SRP is prepared to handle summer monsoons

  As the monsoon season continues to hit the Valley, Salt River Project is prepared to handle the heat and storms. SRP’s transmission, distribution, generation and planned energy purchases are equipped to serve the increased summer demand and summer monsoons. SRP plans for the summer heat and storms throughout the year by maintaining its transmission […]

Mylar balloons can cause power outages, Salt River Project officials warn

Mylar balloons are a popular and festive way to celebrate. Salt River Project reminds revelers to securely hold or tether shiny bouquets because they can leave people in the dark. “The metallic material, which gives Mylar balloons the attractive shine, also makes them energy conductors,” Wayne Wisdom, SRP senior director of Distribution Grid Services, said […]