AZ Energy Future Blog


2013: a record-breaking year for solar energy and APS

In 2013, APS added 410 megawatts of solar energy to its generation portfolio, making it a record-breaking year. 

January 24, 2014
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News Release: Four New Large-Scale Solar Energy Plants Open for Arizona

APS increases solar capacity for customers, adding approximately 410 megawatts in 2013

December 26, 2013
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New solar installations come on line from Yuma to Phoenix

As of this week, new solar power is energizing customers from the classroom, to the lap pool to the grocery aisle. Solar can now be spotted powering Yuma High Schools, a Fry’s Food Store and a Sun City recreation center.

November 08, 2013
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CBS 5 News profiles Solana Generating Station

Last night on CBS 5 News, Sean McLaughlin profiled the Solana Generating Station and explained the technology that makes it possible for a solar plant to generate electricity well into the night.

November 04, 2013
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Gila Bend Assumes New Identity as a Solar Epicenter

Solar energy is helping put Gila Bend on the map. Under a new theme of economic, social and environmental sustainability, Gila Bend has seen a surge of economic impact. APS is proud to have been a part of this transformation by bringing 314 megawatts of renewable energy to the area.

October 25, 2013
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