SRP scientists achieve breakthrough in 3-D light bulb technology

An example of a polygon model of the new printable LED.

This morning, scientists at the SRP Kilowatt Research Laboratory had quite the a-ha moment as they test-printed a 3-D light bulb that uses one-tenth the energy of an LED bulb. If the demos are a success, customers could soon have a powerful new super energy-efficient lighting option that they could print in their own homes.

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Community garden flourishes

Rainwater harvesting system helps garden, community

A rainwater harvesting system at Escalante Community Garden in Tempe is not only supporting the sustainable growth of the garden but is also growing the self-sufficiency of the community, in part thanks to SRP.

Tony Perez, a Sustainability Program Strategist at SRP, along with a team of volunteers installed the system as part of a service project to celebrate the Arizona State University School of Sustainability’s 10th anniversary.

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A league of their own

Employee helps children with disabilities enjoy baseball on their terms

“Bend those knees, Ethan.”

“Great swing, Katrina!”

“Go, go, go! Next batter up is Chloeeeeee.”

SRP employee Seth Burnett moved around the ballfield at Anthem Community Park in north Phoenix on a recent Saturday morning, guiding the players, showing them how to swing the bat and egging them on to do their best, all with a big smile.

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Finding a missing boy

SRP employee helps woman find missing grandson

Kyle Denley is used to finding things. As an Underground Facilities Locator at SRP, it’s his job.

But while working last month in Gilbert, Denley located more than just SRP’s underground lines. He helped find a missing child.

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