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arizona energy efficiency standard

In 2010, the Arizona Corporation Commission established one of the most aggressive energy efficiency programs in the nation. The policy requires us to achieve savings equivalent to 22% of retail sales by 2020. 

At the end of calendar year 2017, APS had exceeded the cumulative Mwh energy efficiency savings goal with total actual savings of 14.37% vs. goal of 14.18% of retail sales.

energy efficiency plan

APS files annual energy efficiency plans with the Arizona Corporation Commission for approval. A copy of the 2018 APS Demand Side Management plan that was submitted to the Arizona Corporation Commission in November 2017 is available at the link below.

energy efficiency programs

APS currently has programs, tips and tools for both residential and business customers that can help customers understand how to use energy more efficiently. Information on specific programs can be found by following the links below.

residential and business programs

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energy efficiency program status
the following shows the current status of APS’s energy efficiency programs through December 31, 2017.

 

 
Year to date
January 2017 - December 2017
Program to date
January 2005 - December 2017
First year net Mwh*  savings
627,348
4,873,656
Lifetime net Mwh savings
6,333,487
47,492,082
Peak demand net MW savings
112.8
849.8
Program spending
$63,222,019
$576,008,298
Net benefit to customers
$69,360,157
$1,044,348,454
Net environmental benefits
Water (Mil. Gal.)
2,008
15,055
Sulpher Oxides (SOx) (Lbs.)
28,184
211,340
Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) (Lbs.)
535,496
4,015,456
Carbon Oxides (CO2) (Mil. Lbs.)
5,694
42,695
Particulate Matter (PM10) (Lbs.)
156,437
1,173,054

 

*Megawatt hour​
energy efficiency award

APS was named an Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence partner in 2017 for the 8th consecutive year based on effective delivery of customer energy efficiency programs.

 

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