SRP Expands Sustainable Energy Offerings To Apple, ASU, Target And More
Salt River Project says 21 more businesses, cities and education organizations have signed agreements with the utility to get a portion of their power from solar sources.
Apple, Target, Arizona State University and Boeing are among the customers included in SRP’s sustainable energy expansion. The power and water utility is building a new solar plant in Eloy and wanted to reach a diverse network of customers to meet solar energy demands.
Steve Lopez a senior director at SRP says the 21 customers will enter into a 15 year contract with SRP, and the new solar plant is on track to be operational by December 2021.
“Companies are creating their own sustainability goals and they want to implement renewable energy as part of that portfolio of goals," said Lopez. "SRP’s customers, I’ll just say they’re no different, and they look to us to attain those goals and this program is a response to that request.”
SRP says 33 organizations have now signed solar agreements with the utility.