Our sustainability goals center on five key pillars: carbon emissions reduction, water resiliency, a reliable energy grid, sustainable supply chain management and waste reduction, and customer and community engagement.

Two men about the release a large, white weather balloon from the top of a building in Phoenix.

How we use weather balloons

Did you know meteorologists can use balloons to aid in weather forecasting? SRP’s weather balloon program measures vertical profiles of temperature, humidity, wind and pressure over the Valley. Both the local and global weather community benefit from this data. SRP’s team of meteorologists manages the balloon program that provides valuable data to SRP and the National Weather Service. This data helps forecast thunderstorms within and …

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Turning old cables into concrete

Our crews install, repair, remove, reroute and even rebuild electrical cables every day as an essential part of maintaining and upgrading the electrical grid. This results in over 1,000 tons of used cable each year. We were faced with a literal pile of problems with all the used cable from underground replacement efforts, overhead work and substation control rooms. What could we do with all …

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Powering research on water resources and conservation

SRP is constantly planning for an assured, resilient water supply for the Valley. By learning how Arizona businesses use water, we’ve been able to identify millions of gallons in water savings.  We’ve been working with local universities to conduct water conservation research and take the lead on sustainability and innovation in the Valley. SRP is currently sponsoring three different water conservation research projects. Here’s what …

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