Chemicals & Energy

Energy Innovations Open Opportunities For Arizona's Energy Sector

Via Many of the innovations happening in the energy sector involve solving intermittency issues brought to the table by renewable energy darlings like photovoltaic solar and wind generation. With photovoltaic solar providing the bulk of its energy during off peak hours and wind turbines unable to generate anything on a windless day, the energy sector has its work cut out for it to improve the reliability of a new

Greensmith, E.On, Tucson Electric Power Complete Energy Storage Project

Via Energy storage software and services company Greensmith Energy, E.On Climate and Renewables, and Tucson Electric Power inaugurated the Iron Horse Battery Energy Storage Project. The 10 MW / 2.5 MWh energy storage system at the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park will provide frequency response and voltage control. The project illustrates the growing trend of programmable battery storage replacing fossil generation as the least-cost solution for grid

Free Workshops Help Arizona Veterans Start, Grow Businesses

Via Helping military veterans succeed as business owners is the goal behind a series of seminars taking place across Arizona. The full-day workshops help veterans examine their ideas, understand their markets and evaluate the competition. It also focuses on start-up costs, financing and planning. “When I talk to people I’ll them you will learn from all the mistakes that I made, that we made as a company,” said Ed

Via Vancouver, British Columbia – May 8, 2017 (Newsfile Corp.) ( Newswire) Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. (TSXV: AZS) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling at the Ramsey Silver Project, La Paz County, Arizona. H1 2017 Exploration Program The Company has commenced drilling at the Ramsey Silver Project, having permitted and contracted for 2,000 meters of reverse circulation (“RC”) drilling in a total ten holes

Via Authorities say the Coronado National Forest supervisor will soon make a decision on whether or not to build the Rosemont Mine. The Arizona Daily Star reports ( ) the U.S. Forest Service announced Monday that it expects the supervisor to sign the $1.9 billion proposed project in mountains southeast of Tucson. The decision would be one of two key parts to getting the well construction under way. The

Via Gasoline prices around Arizona are at their highest level in 18 months. Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $2.30 per gallon. That’s up by less than a penny from last week, but nearly 7 cents higher since last month and almost 15 cents more than this time last year. This week’s national average is $2.40 per gallon, down by

Intel Unveils Largest Corporate Solar Carport Array In Arizona

Via Intel found a second use for its Ocotillo Campus parking lot in Chandler by installing a 7.7 megawatt solar carport array over 3,200 of its parking spaces. The solar carports provide enough energy to power about 1,160 American homes through the course of the year and will be used as part of Intel’s energy mix for its Ocotillo plant. The carports also provide shade for the thousands of cars

SRP Helps Customers Choose Solar Installer Installing solar on a home can be a complex process, and Salt River Project has a new Preferred Solar Installer Program to help customers make the best, informed decisions for their particular needs. The program provides a resource for customers to find participating solar installers to guide them through the process.  Qualified SRP Preferred Solar Installers must meet certain safety and quality specifications and also be in good standing

Expect Higher Gas Prices in 2017

Via If GasBuddy’s predictions are correct, you will be spending more on gas in 2017 than you have during the past few years. GasBuddy on Wednesday released its fuel outlook for the year ahead, and while prices will likely be up – including $3 per gallon in some cities – we won’t be seeing the nationwide averages of more than $3.50 that we saw in 2012. GasBuddy is projecting

New Community Solar Deal Approved For Tucson

Via The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) has approved a new community solar agreement in Tucson. Local utility Tucson Electric Power will sell between 6-10MW of generation capacity to Ventana Medical Systems under its Bright Tucson Community Solar initiative, which was launched in 2011 for residential and commercial customers to purchase energy from a local solar array in 150kWh blocks. The programme has been thriving, with 1,226 residential and 116