AZ Energy Future Blog

APS hits peak demand, solar contribution varies

As Arizona residents endured sweltering temperatures a week ago, demand for power to keep their homes and businesses cool rose to the highest level APS has seen so far in 2015. APS reached peak demand of 7,031 megawatts (MW) at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. The same day, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport ...

August 21, 2015
Read More

New solar plant brightens landfill in Buckeye

APS, City of Phoenix collaboration creates more solar energy for Arizona. 

June 10, 2015
Read More

Studies Indicate Economic Barriers Likely to Limit ‘Grid Defection’

A number of recent studies gauge the feasibility of consumers "going off the grid" and whether it's a good idea.

April 23, 2015
Read More

Project Illuminate: a state-of-the-art grid management system

The unveiling of the latest operating system or new gadget gets a lot of people excited. We’ve all seen footage on the news of customers waiting in line. Well, we at APS are technology nerds too and we are already gearing up for the unveiling of a huge system upgrade coming in 2016.

April 01, 2015
Read More