– Arizona Public Service (APS) has completed its 2016 “all source” request for
proposals (RFP) seeking capacity resources. The company signed an agreement
with Arlington Valley, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Star West Generation,
LLC, to contract for 565 megawatts of capacity from the Arlington Valley
combined cycle power plant beginning June 1, 2020 for a total of six years.
also will conduct RFPs to meet future summer season peak capacity needs for
2021 and beyond with an RFP issued as early as 2017.
APS serves about 2.7 million people in 11 of
Arizona’s 15 counties, and is the Southwest’s foremost producer of clean safe
and reliable electricity. Using a balanced energy mix that is nearly 50 percent
carbon-free, APS has one of the country’s most substantial renewable energy
portfolios, and owns and operates the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station,
the country’s top power producer and largest producer of carbon-free energy.
The company is also a proven leader in introducing technology and services that
offer customers choice and control over their energy consumption. With
headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the principal subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW).