Arizona Public Service Co. is seeking proposals for solar + storage projects

state aid program Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) plans to add more than 1 GW of clean energy sources to its power supply. APS has submitted a request for quotation (RFP), including 425 MW of solar power and 635 MW of battery storage, to address the state’s growing population and meet its clean energy goals.

“Arizona is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, and the power we provide to communities and businesses is the backbone of our state’s prosperity, security and well-being,” said Justin Joiner, VP of Resource Management at APS. “There is historic population growth and our job is to plan and invest in an affordable energy future with long-term sustainability and reliability that our customers can count on 24/7, 365 days a year.”

APS is conducting an RFP to meet the power needs of residential and business customers with affordable, reliable and clean electricity for the period 2025-2027. This RFP is open to all technologies, including supply-side and non-supply-side resources. Proposed projects must be in operation from 2025 to June 2027. APS is seeking approximately 1,000 to 1,500 MW of resources, including up to 600 to 800 MW of renewable resources.

APS’s portfolio of new assets will be up and running for its 1.3 million customers by 2024 at the latest.

News report from Arizona Public Service Co.

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