AZ Energy Future Blog


APS Scores High in National Solar Utility Rankings

APS continues to rank as one of the nation’s leading utilities for solar energy in an annual report released by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA).APS placed among the top five solar utilities in four categories, including our highest ranking in program history – third in the nation for solar ...

May 16, 2014
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Visitors Ask Questions at Project Open House

Nearly 40 neighborhood residents and others learned more about the Ocotillo Modernization Project during an April 22 open house sponsored by APS. With the plant serving as a backdrop to the open house at ASU’s Karsten Golf Course clubhouse, attendees had the opportunity to ask project team members questions, view ...

May 02, 2014
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Ocotillo Public Information Open House

Ocotillo Open House Tuesday, April 22, 2014 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. ASU Karsten Golf Course Clubhouse 1125 East Rio Salado Parkway Tempe, AZ 85281 APS plans to modernize our Ocotillo Power Plant, located at University and McClintock in Tempe. We intend to invest up to $700 million in the aging plant today so we can ...

April 08, 2014
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Arizona Republic Highlights Benefits of Ocotillo Power Plant Modernization

On Saturday, the Arizona Republic covered APS’s plan to modernize the Ocotillo Power Plant:   The half-century-old natural-gas plant towering over Tempe east of Arizona State University will be demolished to make way for more powerful, compact and efficient generators, utility officials said.   ...

February 17, 2014
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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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