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Fluidic Energy signs agreement for mini-grid electricity project to help 100 African villages

A recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding took place between Fluidic Energy and the government of the Republic of Madagascar, which will help to provide mini-grid solutions of renewable energy to 100 villages and their inhabitants.

ADOT announces new ramps, temporary road closures

The Arizona Department of Transportation recently announced that two new ramps will be opening for use soon, bringing some restrictions over the weekend.

Fish and Wildlife Service pledges completion of Willow Beach Fish Hatchery repairs

In a recent letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the department made a commitment to Sen. John McCain to complete the ongoing repairs for the Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery, located in Mohave County, before the end of July 2016.

Voting underway for 42 seats on Salt River Project boards and councils

A total of 42 seats will be up for election Tuesday on the board and council of the Salt River Project (SRP) Agricultural Improvement and Power District and the board and council of the SRP Water Users’ Association.

Tombstone Exploration examining Arizona land claims

Tombstone Exploration Corporation (TMBXF), a fully reporting company, recently said it has started to examine its 10 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lode claims on land positions located in Arizona’s Yuma County.

Arizona Corporation Commission to discuss interconnection of generation facilities

The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold a special open meeting at 10 a.m. April 13 to discuss proposed rules regarding interconnection of distributed generation facilities.

Salt River Project warns customers of scam threat

The Salt River Project (SRP) recently issued a warning about a scam that attempts to deceive customers to make money payments under threat of power disconnection.

Arizona Public Service, Aligned Data Centers discuss data center industry needs

Leaders with Arizona Public Service (APS) and Aligned Data Centers, which is part of Aligned Energy, recently met to discuss the ongoing changes and needs within the data center industry.

University of Phoenix alumnus becomes deputy athletic director at University of Pitsburgh

University of Phoenix graduate Julio Freire has been named deputy athletic director for external affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.

Arizona Department of Transportation conducting travel survey

The Arizona Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Highway Administration are conducting a survey to better understand the transportation habits of select individuals as a way of better knowing how to improve roads, public transportation, bike paths and other means of transportation.

McCain urges more federal land be made availabe to Arizona's forest industry to prevent fires

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) recently asked the U.S. Forest Service to let Arizona forestland become available to the state’s timber industry for the sake of reforestation and to prevent rampant wildfires.

Arizona Craft Brewers Guild teams up with Uber to serve festival attendees

Uber and the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild recently established a partnership effort to promote responsible consumption of alcohol and safe driving following drinking events.

Gosar criticizes historic site status for Arizona campground

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) said a plan to classify a public campground in Arizona as a historic site deceptively thwarts the state's economy and simultaneously prevents the development of a valuable copper mine and the creation of jobs associated with the mine.

Arizona sees promising business growth, growing imports and exports

As was the case with many state economies, the 2008 recession hit Arizona hard. Since then, however, the state has made a strong comeback.

National Asset Services details sale of Tempe student housing property

National Asset Services, which assumed management of college student housing property Gateway at Tempe five years ago, has sold the asset to an undisclosed purchaser from among multiple bidders, it announced recently from Tempe, Arizona.

Tucson Electric announces Trees for You shade tree sale

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) said recently its is offering residential customers a discount on shade trees to help conserve water and energy through its Trees for You program.

Arizona Corporation Commission to hold second hearing in Lake Havasu City on UNS Electric rates

The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) will hold a public hearing on UNS Electric rates at 6:00 p.m. Monday at the Lake Havasu City Community Center/Aquatic Center.

Midwestern University names new associate deam at Glendale campus

Yir Gloria Yueh, chairman of the biochemistry department at Midwestern University's Glendale campus, was promoted last week to associate dean of the university's basic science division.

Ace Asphalt makes list of top five heavy construction companies in Arizona

Ace Asphalt, headquartered in Phoenix, was ranked last week as one of the top five heavy construction companies in Arizona by Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business 2016 magazine.

Scottsdale-based Kona Grill inks deal for six restaurants in UAE

Sushi and grill chain Kona Grill, with corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, said Friday that it plans to open six locations throughout the United Arab Emirates by 2023.

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