April 15, 2013
This week Arizona Public Service Co. and AMEC, an international engineering and project management company, announced the completion of the first 17 megawatts (MW) of the Foothills Solar Power Plant – the fifth APS AZ Sun facility and the first ever solar project to be built on Arizona State Trust Land.
“Arizona now ranks second in the country in solar megawatts installed, and APS is a big part of making Arizona a national leader in solar development. In fact, by the end of this year APS will have almost 700 MW of solar energy in our generation portfolio – enough electricity to serve 175,000 Arizona homes.” - Don Brandt, APS Chairman and CEO
Read the full press release