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September 05, 2017
Arizona Public Service (APS) has proposed a new plan that rewards customers for targeted energy conservation and provides more opportunities for customers to save with APS’s new rate plans.
September 01, 2017
For more than a decade, APS and the Phoenix Suns have partnered to promote STEM education in Arizona schools by offering mini-grants for hands-on projects.
August 15, 2017
The Arizona Corporation Commission today approved a comprehensive and broadly supported agreement to resolve Arizona Public
Service’s first rate review in five years.
August 09, 2017
Arizona Public Service (APS) will install two battery storage systems in rural Punkin Center, Arizona, making it one of the first electricity companies in the nation to use batteries in place of traditional infrastructure.
July 26, 2017
In an effort to provide much needed equipment to police and fire departments across Arizona, APS once again has donated $50,000 to the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
June 20, 2017
With air conditioners humming across the valley and temperatures reaching record levels, total APS customer usage set an all-time record peak demand.
June 16, 2017
This weekend and into next week, temperatures are predicted to rise to record highs. APS employees work year-round across the state preparing to meet customers’ power needs during these hot times.
June 15, 2017
Line work is a dangerous job. In addition to the safety of APS crews, Kahrs is always focused on the safety of customers. APS encourages customers to follow these five tips to stay alert and safe when storms approach.
May 25, 2017
Families across Arizona will take time over Memorial Day weekend to remember those who have sacrificed their lives while serving our country. For many, the weekend also signifies the start to summer.
May 19, 2017
Hundreds of nuclear technology industry leaders will meet next week in Scottsdale to discuss the future of nuclear energy.
May 04, 2017
Building the energy grid of the future for APS customers takes plenty of planning, budgeting and investing in the present.
May 01, 2017
Taking a few easy steps can make your pool more energy efficient.
April 26, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved APS’s request to construct the final section of a 500-kilovolt (kV) line on BLM land that will complete an extra-high voltage transmission loop around the Valley and improve reliability for APS customers.
April 25, 2017
Summer is the season APS prepares for all year long. With nearly 35,000 square miles of service territory, APS has employees all over the state who work year-round to ensure customer power needs are met.
April 21, 2017
Even for long time desert dwellers, the Arizona summer heat can seem to sneak up suddenly. This weekend, temperatures are predicted to possibly reach 100 degrees, marking the first triple digit temperature of the year.
April 12, 2017
Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) will issue a “Peaking Capacity” Request for Proposals (RFP) on April 21, 2017.
APS customers will benefit from increasingly clean, reliable and affordable energy – and a smarter, stronger energy grid – through steps outlined in the company’s 2017 Integrated Resource Plan.
March 23, 2017
APS announced today a number of officer changes, including the promotion of Jacob Tetlow to the position of Vice President, Transmission and Distribution Operations.
March 01, 2017
Arizona Public Service and a broad, diverse group of stakeholders reached agreement today on a far-reaching resolution of the company’s first rate review in five years.
February 23, 2017
In order to introduce more young women to the world of engineering, Engineers Week is calling today “Girl Day.”
February 16, 2017
The apprehension that accompanies walking into a hot house at the end of a long summer workday can now be avoided with the purchase of a smart thermostat using APS’s rebate program.
February 10, 2017
APS wants to remind its customers that balloons – especially those made of metallic fibers – play havoc with power lines and cause power disruptions that impact thousands of homes and businesses.
February 02, 2017
A demand-based rate plan, known as APS’s Combined Advantage plan, has proven popular and successful for many APS residential customers. It gives them more options to control their bill and save money.
February 01, 2017
APS customers have saved $5.98 million from the company’s participation in the Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), according to a new report released from the California Independent System Operator.
January 19, 2017
More than a dozen Valley businesses are joining forces to make 2017 the “Year of the Veteran Career.” Led by APS and USAA, these businesses are coming together as the Arizona Corporate Council on Veterans Careers (AZCCVC).
January 11, 2017
The Red Rock Solar Plant – an example of how utilities can partner with customers to develop cost-effective solar energy – was unveiled to the public today.
December 23, 2016
Arizona Public Service (APS) has completed its 2016 “all source” request for proposals (RFP) seeking capacity resources.
December 21, 2016
“The APS Foundation invests in nonprofits that are making Arizona stronger, more competitive and a better place to live and work”
Tina Marie Tentori -
Executive director of the APS Foundation
December 16, 2016
As we move into the “most wonderful time of the year,” the city is strung with lights and decorations, creating a festive, yet electrically-buzzed atmosphere. Between family parties and last-minute shopping, safety can often take a back seat.
December 14, 2016
New technologies are changing the ways we live and work. Soon, driverless cars, artificial intelligence and virtual reality will be the norm. Today’s students must equip themselves with knowledge in the STEM subjects.
Although the greater Phoenix area is aptly called the Valley of the Sun, travel north a few hours to the high country and customers live, work and play in sometimes freezing temperatures and heavy snow.
December 08, 2016
Arizona Public Service (APS) is bringing battery-based energy storage to the desert through a 4-megawatt (MW) energy storage agreement with AES Energy Storage.
November 16, 2016
For the third time in Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station history, Arizona Public Service Co. employees completed a refueling and maintenance outage in less than 30 days.
Today marks the first Utilities United Against Scams Day, when gas, electric and water utilities across the nation are coming together to warn customers about the continued threat of consumer scams.
October 26, 2016
With Halloween right around the corner, APS offers a few tips to protect customers against energy vampires, fire monsters and other electrical hazards that can creep up unannounced.
PHOENIX – APS issued a warning today about a new scam where criminals masquerading as APS employees are calling customers demanding immediate payment of their electric bill under the threat of having their power turned off.
October 18, 2016
APS customers, on average, now reach their summer peak energy usage 45 minutes later in the day than they did just four years ago, according to new data compiled this summer.
October 07, 2016
This summer, APS surpassed one gigawatt of solar energy capacity, becoming the only utility outside of California to achieve this milestone. When generating at full power, this capacity meets the partial daytime needs of 250,000 Arizona homes.
October 03, 2016
– On Oct. 1, three energy traders from Arizona Public Service Co. sat in front of 24 computer screens and successfully completed their first transaction as a participant in the western regional Energy Imbalance Market (EIM).
September 30, 2016
In 1930, Arizona was home to 435,573 residents, the Hoover Dam was a year away from the start of construction, and the original Phoenix Power Plant at the corner of 43rd Avenue and Buckeye Road was put into service.
September 29, 2016
Time is running out for Arizona K-12 teachers in public and charter schools within APS’s service territory to apply for STEM mini-grants for the 2016-17 school year. This year’s deadline to apply for the grants is Wednesday, October 5.
September 28, 2016
As part of its ongoing commitment to community involvement, APS has created a community service award that honors full-time employees who have demonstrated dedication to the well-being of their communities by volunteering with a nonprofit organization.
September 14, 2016
In neighborhoods across the state, services that communities rely on every day run through corridors directly underground: gas, electric, communications, water, and more.
September 09, 2016
Have you always wanted to turn on a police siren? Ever wondered how fire crews raise and lower a 50-foot ladder from their truck in an emergency?
September 05, 2016
going gold for childhood cancer awareness
Our customers who sign up for a Monthly Basic membership with Grid Bike Share from September 15 to October 15 will receive a free month. Visit gridbikes.com and use discount code: APSGRID2016
September 02, 2016
Today, as households are replacing inefficient incandescent bulbs with high efficiency LED and CFL lights, customers have begun to look to the rest of their home appliances for ways to save on energy costs.
August 23, 2016
Arizona is more than halfway through monsoon season 2016, and the work APS performed in the offseason to harden its power grid has helped to keep the lights on for customers across the state
August 17, 2016
Today, when parents walk into a classroom at Desert Heights Charter School in Glendale they enjoy the happy sights and sounds of students learning.
August 11, 2016
What do cardboard boat races, worm farms, robot coding and solar car design have in common? They are all recent classroom projects funded by STEM mini-grants from APS and the Phoenix Suns.
July 29, 2016
During an Arizona summer, monsoon storms can bring high winds and microbursts that have historically delivered enough force to knock power lines and poles to the ground.
July 18, 2016
Fourteen nonprofit organizations located throughout Arizona and the Four Corners area will receive more than $1.2 million in STEM-supported grants, the APS Foundation announced today.
July 15, 2016
It’s a little-known fact, but one that has a huge impact on Arizona and the state’s environmental well-being.
July 14, 2016
Customers will have more ways to manage their peak energy demand after the Arizona Corporation Commission Tuesday approved the continuation of Arizona Public Service’s energy efficiency programs and the implementation of five new and expanded measures.
July 08, 2016
With more than 600,000 veterans living in Arizona, supporting veteran, Guard and Reserve personnel is important to Arizona companies like APS, where veterans account for 20 percent of the workforce.
July 06, 2016
aps seeks to expand support to limited-income customersIn APS’s 2016 rate review proposal, the company’s commitment to easing the cost of electricity for limited-income customers is increasing dramatically.
June 28, 2016
Arizona Public Service announced today changes in its senior leadership team at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.
June 01, 2016
Arizona Public Service today asked the Arizona Corporation Commission for the first comprehensive review of the company’s rates in five years.
May 26, 2016
Following these five simple electrical safety tips can help protect you and your family from harm.
May 20, 2016
Empty classrooms won’t stop more than 300 schools across the state from producing solar power.
May 11, 2016
APS recently launched a mobile-friendly, easy-to-use outage map on aps.com
May 02, 2016
Company provides five tips to help customers get ready for the heat.
May 01, 2016
With more than 300 days of sunshine every year, Arizona was recently ranked number two for total solar energy capacity.
April 28, 2016
APS never stops planning to ensure the energy grid is ready to provide reliable electricity to its customers.
April 19, 2016
More than one million solar panels are hard at work in the Arizona desert producing clean power for APS customers.
April 07, 2016
Through a first-of-its-kind program, inverters improve overall reliability for customers.
March 23, 2016
More than 50 customers report calls from fake phone line in last 24 hours
March 16, 2016
Arizona Public Service and Aligned Data Centers, a division of Aligned Energy, announced today an unprecedented collaboration designed to meet the changing needs of the data center industry while delivering increased reliability and enhanced power.
March 11, 2016
Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) issued today an “all source” request for proposals (RFP) seeking capacity resources to help meet its customers’ peak energy needs.
March 09, 2016
Last week, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) recognized the West Phoenix Power Plant for outperforming the state’s strict environmental regulations.
March 07, 2016
For the 24th consecutive year, the APS-operated Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station was the nation’s largest power producer.
March 02, 2016
Arizona Public Service Co. announced today that nuclear power veteran Maria Lacal has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Oversight at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. Her promotion is effective immediately.
February 23, 2016
Representatives from Arizona Public Service and the City of Peoria gathered on Saturday with the Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona to start construction on a new Peoria home for a single mother and her two children.
February 05, 2016
The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) has recertified the Palo Verde Nuclear Generation Station with its Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) STAR designation.
February 03, 2016
The APS Foundation is proud to be one of the leading supporters of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Arizona.
January 25, 2016
APS announced today that its 2015 community investment in Arizona totaled more than $10 million.
December 09, 2015
The holiday season is here, and that means the sight of neighbors sorting through decorations and climbing ladders with lights in hand will be common for the next few weeks.
December 07, 2015
Today, on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Arizona Public Service, the City of Tempe, and the Rio Salado Foundation hosted a celebration to rededicate the Veterans Memorial in Tempe Beach Park.
November 30, 2015
The Department of the Navy (DON) announced today a partnership with APS to develop a low-emission microgrid network that generates 25 megawatts (MW) of electricity at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma.
November 20, 2015
Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) announces an “all source” request for proposals (RFP) through which it will seek capacity resources to meet APS system peak load. The RFP is tentatively scheduled to be released in March of 2016.
November 10, 2015
Patriotism was on full display yesterday as APS and Honoring Arizona’s Veterans (HAV) hosted a special ceremony to recognize and honor the 2015 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshals. The event took place on the lawn at the Arizona Center.
November 06, 2015
Our nation’s veterans placed their lives on the line to serve their country and protect the American way of life. That makes them worthy of our gratitude and praise.
From providing IT support to constructing barricades to keep the public safely away from downed power lines, more than 4,500 companies provide a wide array of products and services to APS
October 28, 2015
These bloodthirsty monsters have a voracious appetite for sucking energy out of your electrical outlets and money out of your wallet – and they are disguised as normal appliances and electronics.
October 20, 2015
Beginning with the first billing cycle of November 2015 and continuing through the final billing cycle of January 2016, APS customers will receive a credit on their monthly bill.
October 02, 2015
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Public Service jointly announced they have made significant contributions to complete funding for the “Kayla’s Hands” playground in Prescott, Ariz., which will be built in memory of Kayla Mueller.
October 01, 2015
Arizona Public Service announced today it is issuing a request for proposals to test the market for new large-scale solar installations in Arizona that could be developed in partnership with large commercial and industrial customers.
Eight weeks of construction begins Monday on an APS project to replace the power line to the top of Mount Elden in the San Francisco Peaks, north of Flagstaff.
September 29, 2015
– Several small businesses in the Phoenix metro area have been called by individuals falsely representing themselves as APS employees.
September 21, 2015
PHOENIX – The 2015 Arizona monsoon season has been merciless…and it’s not over yet. Dark
clouds roll in, with sparks of heat lightning that fill the skies. Hurricane-strength winds
topple large trees
July 10, 2015
Today marks the first installation of the APS Solar Partner Program – an initiative that will see solar panels installed on 1,500 customer homes across the Valley of the Sun at no cost to the host customer.
September 29, 2014
August 27, 2013
APS warns its customers that it has received reports of individuals falsely claiming to represent the company to attain payment for electricity consumed.
June 20, 2013
The APS Foundation announced today the education grant recipients for its first funding distribution for 2013. The grants, totaling more than half million dollars were awarded to 15 nonprofit organizations located throughout Arizona and New Mexico.
September 27, 2012
Several APS customers in the Phoenix metropolitan area have reported receiving a telephone call from an individual claiming to represent APS or make a generic reference to the “electric company,” “electric utility” or “power company.”
January 01, 1900
Several stakeholders in APS’s Rate Review have filed direct testimony with the Arizona Corporation Commission to support the consensus agreement.
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