Arizona Public Service News

APS prepares for record heat wave

Arizona Public Service (APS) is preparing for record-breaking temperatures across Arizona this week.

APS envisions bright future for Palo Verde generating station

Arizona Public Service (APS) recently hosted the Nuclear Energy Institute's 64th Annual Nuclear Energy Assembly at Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale.

APS offers encouragement for women in STEM careers

Female engineers are helping keep power running to millions of Arizona homes.

Utility calls for caution when handling Mylar balloons

In a recent press release, the Arizona Public Service Electric Co. urged all who use balloons to consider their dangers and safety concerns when handling them, noting these objects occasionally have a hand in damaging power lines and even causing power outages.

ASU, PayPal team up to buy solar power

Arizona State University (ASU) and PayPal recently came together on a deal to buy renewable energy from the newly opened Red Rock Solar Plant.

Arizona Public Service wraps up year with power supply agreement

Arizona Public Service (APS) has wrapped up this year's “all source” request for proposals (RFP) seeking capacity resources for future energy use and has selected one company from among the applicants.

APS, Phoenix Suns award $50,000 in grants for STEM-based school projects

The APS Foundation and the Phoenix Suns have awarded $50,000 worth of mini-grants to teachers from 25 Arizona classrooms to promote hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) projects.

APS joins nationwide effort to remind consumers of scammers

Arizona Public Service (APS) joined other utilities last week for the first ever Utilities United Against Scams Day to warn customers about the continued threat of consumer scams.

Palo Verde Nuclear Generation Station undergoes maintenance, refueling in record time

Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) said its employees wrapped up a refueling and maintenance outage at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in less than a month.

APS reminds customers of 'energy vampires,' potential electricity-related Halloween hazards

APS reminds customers that saving energy can be a real treat, but 'energy vampires' in a home can be a trick.

Arizona utility services remind everyone to call 811 before digging

Arizona 811, Southwest Gas and APS remind Arizona residents that it is important to know about underground utilities before digging any holes.

Solar energy advocates still spending on commission race

Solar energy advocates are financially backing certain candidates for seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Arizona Public Service says peak electricity demand times trending later in day due to solar panels

Arizona Public Service (APS) recently said its customers are reaching peak summer energy usage 45 minutes later on average than they did in 2012.

Arizona Public Service passes 1 gigawatt solar capacity mark

Arizona Public Service (APS) said recently it has become the first utility outside of California to surpass 1 gigawatt of solar energy capacity.

Arizona Public Service joins Energy Imbalance Market to save customers money

Arizona Public Service (APS) said it is taking part in the western regional Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), which will save its customers money.

APS honors six employees for community service

APS recently honored six full-time employees who have demonstrated dedication to their communities through volunteer efforts.

Arizona Public Service offers tips to cut costs with high energy use appliances

Arizona Public Service (APS) reminds customers of ways to save money on energy costs by slight adjustments to energy usage.

Phoenix Children's Hospital shines light on National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Phoenix Children's Hospital is 'going gold' in support of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month for all of September.

Arizona Public Service says its earlier work is helping keep power grid running

Arizona Public Service (APS) said that its work done on the power grid has helped keep the electricity on for the company's customers across Arizona.

Arizona Public Service program aims to help schools cut energy costs

Arizona Public Service said its School Pilot Program can help schools save money while creating better learning environments.

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