Wild West power plays
- With California's electricity. // Electrical World;May98, Vol. 212 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the controversy in California's electricity market which opened for competition on March 31, 1998. Circumstances surrounding the controversy over the Salt River Project, an Arizona electric and water utility.
- Arizona utility ringing in the New Year with a zap of competition. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;12/30/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30549, p4
Reports that Salt River Project, a Phoenix, Arizona municipal utility, will allow some of its customers to choose a competitive energy supplier, as mandated by state law to open up part of its territory to electricity competition. Impact of the move on Salt River's outstanding bonds and future...
- Salt River Project Deploys REX Meters. // Utility Automation & Engineering T&D;Apr2006, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p10
The article reports on the distribution of electric meters by the Salt River Project (SRP) Agricultural and Improvement Power District in Phoenix, Arizona. The company deploys 10,000 electric meters as part of its EnergyAxis System expansion project. EnergyAxis System is an advanced metering...
- Reaping the Rewards of Automated Capacitor Control. Goodrich, Daniel // Transmission & Distribution World;Jul2004, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p28
Reports on Tempe, Arizona-based Salt River Project's effort to improve the control and reliability of its capacitor banks by deploying an Automated Capacitor Control System (ACCS). Background on the system's design; Benefits of the ACCS; Challenges faced in implementing the system.
- SRP Streamlines Station Data Integration. von Dollen, Don // Transmission & Distribution World;May2007, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p44
The article focuses on the effort of Salt River Project (SRP) to tackle the challenge of integrating dozens of sensors and intelligent electronic devices at its 500-kilovat/230-kilovat Browning Substation in Phoenix, Arizona. The company needed to integrate the systems in a way that would...
- Salt River Project's commitment to customers goes beyond power provision. Brown, Steven // Electric Light & Power;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on the commitment of Salt River Project (SRP), the third largest public power utility in the U.S. to its clientele, technology and social responsibility. Two subdivisions of SRP; Awards and achievement; Scope and coverage of the company's business operations; Actions taken by the company...
- SRP selected as utility of the year. Davis, Kathleen // Electric Light & Power;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p12
Profiles Salt River Project (SRP), the recipient of the "Utility of the Year," award and the third largest public power utility in the U.S. Management style in terms of its customer service, technology and community relations; Basis for the award; Company history; Actions taken by the company...
- Field Crews Capture Mobile Inspection Data. Hardin, Floyd; Ledbetter, Mark // Transmission & Distribution World;Feb2012, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p24
The article reports that the field crews of Salt River Project (SRP), one of Arizona's largest utilities, routinely conduct wood pole, steel pole, infrared, lighting and overhead patrol inspections to ensure that its assets are in top-performing condition. As reported, SRP has embarked on a...
- Arizona power project. // Hispanic Times Magazine;Dec1993/Jan1994, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p52
Informs on the Salt River Project, which first brought water to Arizona 90 years ago. The Salt River Valley Water Users' Association incorporated in 1903; President Teddy Roosevelt signed the project into operation; Navajo Generating Station, near Page, Arizona; Size of SRP today.