Another energy demand record

System demand peaks at 7,219 MW

For the second consecutive day, Salt River Project on Tuesday delivered a record amount of energy to its Phoenix-area retail customers.

Between 5 and 6 p.m. June 20, we delivered an estimated retail peak demand of 7,219 megawatts (MW).

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Record-setting energy demand

Electric grid will continue to meet Valley’s heat wave challenge

Monday, June 19, was a scorcher — at 118°F — and SRP’s customers set a new all-time energy demand record of 6,981 megawatts (MW) between 5 and 6 p.m.

That peak topped the previous SRP system peak of 6,873 megawatts set on the same date last year.

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Desert Botanical Garden goes greener

SRP customer donations to ‘Solar for Nonprofits’ help DBG

Thanks to the generosity of customers who donated to the SRP Solar for Nonprofits program, much of the energy powering the Desert Botanical Garden will be as green as this spring’s desert landscape.

The Salt River Project customer-funded program helped finance solar installations on four buildings’ rooftops that cumulatively add up to 100 kilowatts. The solar systems are providing green power to the Desert Botanical Garden’s Horticulture Center, Weisz Learning Center, Marley Education and Volunteer Building, and Ottosen Gallery.

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