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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New energy demand record

SRP customers set new all-time high record

Sunday, June 19, was a scorcher — a record-setting 118° — and SRP’s customers set a new all-time energy demand record of 6,873 megawatts (MW).

It was only the second time a peak has been set over a weekend. The previous all-time record retail peak — 6,806 MW, set last year on Aug. 15 — was set on a Saturday.

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