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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SRP crews, grid prepared for record heat

Heat wave advisory in effect

With the National Weather service warning of a record heat wave in the Phoenix area until Wednesday, SRP crews are prepared to make sure the power stays on for our customers.

Our robust electrical grid is fortified and maintained year-round to handle the predicted record temperatures of 119 degrees. We have crews on standby as well because of the extreme high temperatures.

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