Holiday Energy Efficiency, Safety

Shiny, flashy and oh-so-jolly, holiday lights and decorations are a treasured part of the season. When hanging your holiday displays (with care), keep in mind a few simple tips to stay safe and keep your energy bill down. When you’re sleeping at night, the lights don’t need to be on. Setting light displays on a

Helping Youth, Families and Seniors

Tucson Electric Power has awarded a total of $100,000 to 15 programs run by nonprofit organizations that improve the health and well-being of children, families and seniors. TEP’s Grants That Make a Difference were presented on Nov. 14 during a ceremony at the company’s Tucson headquarters. The grants support programs with measurable accomplishments that assist

Supporting Habitat for Humanity

Since 1995, Tucson Electric Power has worked with Habitat for Humanity Tucson to build several homes and support many home-repair projects. Over the years, TEP has donated trucks to Habitat construction crews, provided new solar water heaters for some homes and supplied countless energy-efficient light bulbs for Habitat homes. “Habitat for Humanity is a community leader

Report Graffiti to TEP

Tucson Electric Power has a new system in place for customers to report graffiti on power poles, ground-mounted equipment and substations. With the online tool, anyone can report graffiti by submitting descriptions and photos of the damage. The new reporting system directly alerts TEP, allowing us to start our clean-up efforts as soon as possible.

Give Blood, Help Save Lives at TEP Drives

Tucson Electric Power boosts the life-saving efforts of the American Red Cross by hosting open-to-the-public blood drives at TEP’s downtown Tucson headquarters building. TEP’s location in the heart of the city makes it a perfect spot for a blood drive. “A lot of businesses are downtown. It’s a convenient location if you work in the

Thank You, TEP Volunteers

Tucson Electric Power’s employee volunteers enthusiastically support a wide variety of agencies across the city. Each year, they volunteer more than 35,000 hours of their personal time to assist more than 400 community organizations. Thankful for this support, four nonprofits described the impact that TEP volunteers have on the work they’re able to accomplish in

Girl Scouts to Distribute CFLs with Cookies

Tucson Electric Power is expanding its partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona to give away 125,000 CFL bulbs in the Tucson area with orders of the popular cookies. This is the third year TEP has partnered with local Girl Scouts troops on a novel way to distribute the low-energy compact fluorescent light bulbs