Employees rescue birds from dangerous heat
Last week’s scorching heat could have proven fatal for some young birds if it wasn’t for the eagle eyes of employees.
At three SRP facilities, record-setting temperatures drove baby birds to jump from their nests, which had become too hot. The birds were too young to fly though and ended up on the ground, unable to escape the sun.
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.