Von Wiegen, who loves the outdoors, was one of many SRP customers who signed up for the Trees for Change program during the Arizona Cardinals regular season and was entered for a chance to win autographed gear from the team. The diehard Arizona Cardinals fan was one of three SRP customers who won a Peterson-signed football.
SRP’s eight-man team continues to work on directing restoration efforts in the Carolina region of Puerto Rico, along with three team members from Austin Energy. The team had heard in advance from coworkers, relatives and friends that the damage to the island was extensive, but it has been worse than what they’d seen on the news — even three months after the hurricane.
SRP is helping to lead and coordinate efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation. In collaboration with two employees from Austin Energy, SRP is providing one of seven 10-person regional Incident Management Teams (IMTs) for the next two months on behalf of the American Public Power Association.
As the Valley prepares for hotter temperatures in the coming months, and customers seek a reprieve, air conditioners will kick into high gear. Here are 10 ways to save both energy and money.
Three SRP crew members, Craig Boggs, Dave Massie and Joshua Shill, were working on a road by the Arizona Canal last month north of Mesa when they noticed a 4-week-old otter struggling to get out of the drying canal. The otter was too small to use the steps that horses and other animals use to get out of the canal if they fall in, so the crew stepped in.