Earns Top Ranking in Category for Most Worker-Hours of ExposureSalt River Project has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2012. It was SRP’s ninth first-place ranking since 1980 and third in the last four years in the category for utilities with systems with 4 million or more annual worker-hours of exposure.
Awards Given to Individuals Who Have Helped Thousands in ArizonaIn recognition of the invaluable contribution of their time, efforts and expertise to their communities, 11 SRP employee volunteers were awarded the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Awards, of which 2 are from San Tan Valley. These dedicated employees have given countless hours of their time to help families put food on their tables; provide guidance to Latino youths as they prepare for college and give children with special needs horse therapy rides.
New Study Shows Plant will bring $13 Billion to Nation if Lease is extendedThe Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona will help contribute nearly $13 billion to the Navajo economy and help support thousands of jobs from 2020 through 2044 – if agreements can be reached to keep the plant operating beyond 2019 – according to a study prepared for the Navajo Nation and Salt River Project by the L William Seidman Research Institute at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
1.1Percent Reduction for SRP Customers Will Take Effect in May
The Salt River Project Board today approved a price decrease that will result in lowering customer bills by an overall average of 1.1% beginning in May.The pricing plan reduces two components of SRP’s electric prices and will be in effect for the six summer billing months in 2013, saving a typical residential customer about $1.72 per month.
First Commercial Deployment of SunPower’s Concentrating TechnologySalt River Project (SRP) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today are dedicating a one-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz. The facility is the first commercial deployment of the SunPower® C7 Tracker (C7 Tracker) technology, a solar photovoltaic tracking system that concentrates the sun’s power seven times to achieve one of the lowest levelized costs of electricity (LCOE) for solar power plants available today.
Notice has been posted on the doors of the SRP Service Center, located off of Combs Rd and Schnepf Rd notifying visitors that the San Tan Valley SRP Service Center, as well as the Tempe Center, were being closed. The notice posted states:
On March 29, SRP will be closing the Customer Service Office located at:3735 E Combs Rd, San Tan Valley 1521 N Project Drive, Tempe
Event Helps Tree Workers, Landscapers, Excavators Avoid Danger
Every year, professional tree trimmers, landscapers and excavators are killed or seriously injured in electrical contact tree-trimming and excavation accidents. Workers also operate dangerous equipment and are vulnerable to serious injuries when working near overhead and underground electric lines and other utilities.SRP is sponsoring a free Electric Safety Workshop to educate workers on the potential hazards of working near overhead and underground electrical power lines and other utilities. The workshop will focus on tree workers, landscapers and excavators as well as individuals who work around utility lines.