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 […]

SRP:   Integrated solar and battery project in Pinal County will be largest in Arizona

Salt River Project on April 20 announced a 20-year power purchase agreement for a grid-scale, integrated solar and battery project that will be in Pinal County. SRP will purchase all of the energy produced at the Pinal Central Energy Center, near Coolidge, which will be constructed and owned by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, according […]

SRP ranked first in west large segment by business customers

In a study issued by J.D. Power, Salt River Project ranks highest in customer satisfaction for business electric service among large electricity providers in the West Region for the fourth consecutive year – the seventh time in the last eight years SRP has been ranked highest in this segment, according to a press release. SRP’s […]

Site plan, permit for drive-thru at Someburros OK’d in Queen Creek

Members of the Queen Creek Town Council at their Dec. 21 meeting approved permit and site plan requests that will enable Someburros Mexican restaurant to move forward with construction locally. Council members voted unanimously to approve a request for a conditional use permit and site plan application for the restaurant, which will be built in […]

SRP, Apple partner for renewable energy project

  Salt River Project’s board of directors has approved an agreement to purchase the energy produced from Apple’s new 50-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant in Pinal County east of its data command center in Mesa. SRP was part of an Arizona team that worked with Apple to locate in the East Valley in 2014. It […]