AZ Energy Future Blog


News Release: New Arizona Solar Plant Keeps Producing Electricity after Sun Goes Down

Unlike other solar-powered electrical plants, the new Solana Generating Station keeps the sun's energy working after dark to produce electricity for APS customers across Arizona.

October 03, 2013
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APS Solar Plant in Flagstaff Celebrates “Sunny Sweet 16″

The APS plant that gave birth to commercial solar power in Arizona quietly comes of age this month in Flagstaff. Instead of celebrating with a glamorous “Sunny Sweet 16” party, this teenager will simply keep turning sunlight into clean, renewable energy for APS customers.

October 01, 2013
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Stand for Solar: Ad Highlights APS’s Commitment to Solar

Did you know that APS is spending nearly $1 billion on solar projects throughout Arizona?

September 27, 2013
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Stand for Solar: New APS Ads Highlight Solar on Schools

More than 300 schools in Arizona are participating in APS programs designed to help schools go solar. Solar installations save schools money and help introduce the topic of renewable energy into the classroom.

September 25, 2013
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Arizona Republic Profiles Solana Solar Plant

This weekend, the Arizona Republic ran a profile on Solana Generating Station, soon to be the latest addition to APS’s solar portfolio. The plant is scheduled to come on line later this fall. At 280 megawatts, Solana will produce enough electricity to power about 70,000 homes.

September 16, 2013
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