SRP is helping to lead and coordinate efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation. In collaboration with two employees from Austin Energy, SRP is providing one of seven 10-person regional Incident Management Teams (IMTs) for the next two months on behalf of the American Public Power Association.
It’s not unusual for Tony Starzyk, Senior Troubleshooter, to respond to calls about animals on power poles. But on Oct. 4, Starzyk was in for a surprise. Starzyk arrived to find a 4.5-foot iguana named Wizard the Lizard lying across the line.
As the Valley prepares for hotter temperatures in the coming months, and customers seek a reprieve, air conditioners will kick into high gear. Here are 10 ways to save both energy and money.
Three SRP crew members, Craig Boggs, Dave Massie and Joshua Shill, were working on a road by the Arizona Canal last month north of Mesa when they noticed a 4-week-old otter struggling to get out of the drying canal. The otter was too small to use the steps that horses and other animals use to get out of the canal if they fall in, so the crew stepped in.