Tucson Electric Power is seeking to expand a popular new solar power program while providing another innovative solar choice for customers in 2016 as part of its plan to exceed Arizona’s renewable energy goals. The renewable energy plan TEP filed in July 2015 with the Arizona Corporation Commission includes a proposal to add up to
When a summer monsoon storm’s high winds and heavy rains cause power outages, Tucson Electric Power’s mobile-friendly Outage Map provides real-time information such as the number of customers affected and the estimated time of restoration. Using the Outage Map, as well as social media such as Twitter, TEP can disseminate outage information quicker and more
Keeping the lights on is one of many challenges for families living at or below the poverty line. It’s an aspect of poverty that we at Tucson Electric Power see every day. TEP offers multiple programs designed to help limited-income customers reduce their energy consumption and pay their electric bills. Customer Assistance Program Through our
Tucson Electric Power each year offers dozens of job training and internship positions with the goal of educating the future workforce and giving veterans and disabled and disadvantaged local residents work experience. “Our job training programs utilize the power of being a local employer,” said Marji Morris, Senior Human Resources Generalist. “We take pride in
TEP’s Residential Efficient Lighting Program offers instant discounts on energy-efficient LED and CFL bulbs.
TEP’s Efficient Home Program offers instant rebates for upgrading your old air conditioner or heat pump with ENERGY STAR® rated units. Under the program, Tucson Electric Power offers incentives of up to $850 for replacing old, inefficient equipment with new, high-efficiency units, or repairing duct systems, keeping your home more comfortable and saving you additional
A new energy calculator on tep.com provides a custom analysis of home electricity use and recommends ways to save energy and money. Tucson Electric Power’s Home Energy Calculator, developed in partnership with Apogee Interactive Inc., begins with a few quick questions about the customer’s home size, construction type, appliances and number of household occupants. It
Tucson Electric Power employees have a busy schedule of holiday volunteerism filled with activities that celebrate the season. “The holidays are a time when people realize how many great things they have in their lives,” said Wendy Erica Werden, Manager of Community Investment and Philanthropy. “It’s an opportunity to give back and help others who