Symbols of support

Cody Penoyer

SRP employee makes flags to honor those who ensure our safety, freedom

Green for military, blue for police, red for firefighters.

The stripes may be different colors, but the message Cody Penoyer hopes to convey through the wooden American flags he makes is the same: Support those who put their lives on the line for our safety.

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Safety hero

Valley resident credits SRP employee with saving his life

Flynt Smith was on his way to his parent’s house, looking forward to spending a relaxing Memorial Day weekend with his wife and eight children.

Just as Smith, a senior engineer at Coronado Generating Station near St. Johns, Arizona, steered the family van out of the Salt River Canyon toward Globe, he came upon an accident —  an overturned tractor-trailer gasoline tanker.

Smoke poured out from the back of the truck. Gasoline flowed down the side of the road. It sounded like a heavy downpour, Smith recalled. One spark could have ignited the vehicle and the surrounding area.

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Watchful eyes

Floyd Hardin

SRP’s wildfire first responder valued in emergency-response community

When you think of wildfires in Arizona, you may recall Rodeo-Chediski, Wallow or Cedar, the most recent, near Show Low.

Floyd Hardin, Construction Consultant at SRP, can rattle off names of many more you may have never heard of, including Power, Ghost and Goodyear.

After all, he got to name them.

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8 tips to prep for summer storms

Don’t be caught by surprise during unpredictable weather

Metro Phoenix got its first hint of summer monsoons Monday night, with some lightning, particularly in the East Valley. And, as residents brace for monsoon season ahead, SRP is prepared to handle the heat and storms. We plan for the extreme weather throughout the year by maintaining our transmission and distribution systems to ensure reliability.

If there is an outage, SRP alerts you via email or text when your home or business is in an affected area. We also let you know (see details below to sign up) when power is restored.

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