SRP contributes to nonprofits serving community during record heat wave
As record high temperatures continue to impact the Valley, SRP is providing relief to five local nonprofits helping vulnerable populations deal with the extreme high temperatures.
We are contributing a total of $110,000 to the Salvation Army – Southwest Division, St. Vincent de Paul Society, City of Phoenix Mayor’s “We’re Cool” Heat Relief Drive, United Food Bank and AZCEND Chandler Christian Community Center.
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).
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.
Customer Cooling Center for residents
We are opening our Pinal Customer Center to offer area residents a cool, safe place during this week’s excessive heat warning days, as issued by the National Weather Service.