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Protecting Raptors

Keeping birds of prey safe from hazardous utility equipment requires ongoing efforts in creativity, innovation and stealth.

TEP recently erected a pole equipped only with an artificial nesting box in the Green Valley area. Its only purpose is to provide a safer home for raptors who had built their own nest atop an energized pole about 40 feet away.

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TEP Sponsors UA, Pima Energy Industry Scholarships

Tucson Electric Power is sponsoring scholarships for University of Arizona and Pima Community College students who are interested in electric energy jobs. UA and Pima students can apply for scholarships between $1,000 and $3,000 each from the RMEL Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities for students pursuing careers in the utility industry. The