Tuscon Electric Power Makes Dramatic Pivot Toward Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 17:55:49 +0000

Solar farm Tucson Electric PowerThe latest energy resource plan from Tucson Electric Power calls for obtaining 70% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2035 and eliminating coal power by 2032.

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Power Industry Weighs Impacts of Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 20:08:48 +0000

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Utilities and power generators worldwide are altering their business practices and developing strategies for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s particularly critical for the power industry, as a reliable supply of electricity is essential to prevent even more economic disruption. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) lists utilities among the 16 industries that the […]

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University Of Arizona To Transition To 100% Renewable Electricity By 2022

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 23:00:20 +0000

Tucson Electric Solar Power PlantThe University of Arizona has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Tucson Electric Power that will provide 100% of the school’s electricity from wind and solar resources in about a year from now.

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Companies End Effort to Buy Navajo Generating Station

The companies negotiating to purchase the largest coal-fired power plant in the southwestern U.S. have ended their pursuit, which means the 2,250-MW Navajo Generating Station (NGS) near Page, Arizona, remains scheduled to close by year-end 2019. Avenue Capital, a New York-based global investment firm focused on distressed assets, and Chicago-based Middle River Power on September […]

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Potential Navajo Station Operator—Less Capacity Equals More Profit

The possible new operator of the largest coal-fired power plant in the western U.S. told Arizona regulators this week the company would run the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) at less than half its installed generation capacity in order to maintain profitability. An official for Illinois-based Middle River Power (MRP) also said the plant would operate […]

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Chicago Company Preparing Offer for Navajo Generating Station

A suburban Chicago-based energy company executive on June 7 told Arizona officials his group is putting together a proposal to purchase the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), the largest coal-fired power plant in the western U.S. The plant’s current owners have said they will close the 2,250-MW facility by year-end 2019 unless a buyer is found. […]

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