Electrovaya Delivers 1.5 MWh Lithium Ion Battery-Based Energy Storage System to Arizona Public Service Company

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 23, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Electrovaya Inc. today announced that it has delivered a 1.5MWh capacity Lithium Ion SuperPolymer(R) Battery Energy Storage System (“BESS”) to Arizona Public Service Company, that state’s largest electric utility. The BESS will be providing energy storage for a pilot program to…

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Interior’s Salazar will tout Arizona energy

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is scheduled to meet with California Gov. Jerry Brown this week, and if he keeps his word, he will tell the governor that several businesses in Arizona are eager to sell renewable energy into the Golden State…”Renewable energy has been a big part of…

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49 MW of So Cal Geothermal Energy Purchased

Clean, renewable energy added to resource mix SRP has signed a second agreement for the purchase of 49 megawatts of geothermal energy from a plant that will be built in Southern California. The proposed geothermal generating station will be owned and operated by Hudson Ranch Power II LLC, and will…

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Arizona Utility Approves Solar Energy Plant in Queen Creek

19-megawatt solar facility will create jobs and clean energy SRP and Colorado-based juwi solar Inc. have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for 19-megawatts of solar photovoltaic energy from a facility to be built in Queen Creek. SRP will purchase all of the solar energy produced at the Queen Creek…

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Arizona Boarding School Installs Wind Turbine

Visible from the southwest side of the campus of the Orme School, a new wind turbine serves as an excellent reminder of the Arizona boarding school’s goals for the future. On Friday, November 11, the Orme School community and representatives from Northern Arizona University and Wind for Schools Program representatives…

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APS’ AZ Sun Program

Pat Dinkel, VP of Power Marketing and Resource Planning for Arizona Public Service Company, talks about the Paloma Solar Power Plant, the first solar plant to reach commercial operation as part of the utility’s AZ Sun Program.  

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NERC, FERC Announce Joint Inquiry into Outage

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) today announced a joint inquiry into the September 8 power outage that left more than 1 million customers in Southern California, parts of Arizona and Northern Baja Mexico without electricity. As of 2:15 a.m. PDT today,…

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