‘Plugged In’ Delivers News You Can Use

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Plugged In, Tucson Electric Power’s new monthly electronic newsletter for residential customers. In this email, you’ll find all sorts of news that you can use – from money-saving energy-efficiency tips and services that will make your life easier to ways you can contact us to report an outage and

TEP Is Planning for the Future, Today

Tucson Electric Power is committed to making smart decisions today to ensure the future supply of reliable energy for our customers. We’re planning decades ahead, preparing for a future where renewable energy, storage technology and a resilient electrical grid will enable us to deliver power in an environmentally responsible manner and at a reasonable price.

TEP Breaks Ground for Fort Huachuca Solar Array

Tucson Electric Power is developing a large solar array at Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista through an innovative partnership that will help the U.S. Army achieve its green-power and energy-security objectives. Ground was broken April 25 for the array, which is expected to generate 18 megawatts when it comes online later this year. That’s enough

Support the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

For 23 years, Tucson Electric Power has supported the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, which provides nutritious food to more than 5,000 people every month. “The Community Food Bank is the safety net for many of our at-risk customers,” said Sharon Foltz, TEP’s Manager of Community Relations. “We recognize and appreciate the enormous role

Organize Your Fridge For Energy Efficiency

Using your refrigerator and freezer properly and keeping them well-organized can help you use less energy and reduce food waste. Make sure both of them are set at the proper temperature. Keeping them too cold will require more energy to maintain the lower-than-necessary temperatures. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has set recommendations based on

Educating Our Kids, Community

Who better to teach schoolchildren about keeping safe around electricity and ways to use energy more efficiently than the power company? Tucson Electric Power educates students – and teachers – through a variety of programs and exhibits, and through employees who volunteer at science fairs and with educational organizations. “It’s important for our young people