Does Water Usage and Conservation Really Matter? Yes. Here’s Why

PART 1- This is a two part article Water is everywhere, right? You use water when you turn on the faucet to wash your hands, to use the restroom, wash your clothes, and of course, you drink it. Water seems like an abundant, never-ending supply, right? Unfortunately, that’s not true. In fact, is pretty far… Continue reading »

Organize Your Fridge For Energy Efficiency

Guest Blog Courtesy of Tucson Electric Power Using 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… Continue reading »

Ways To Conserve Energy In These Cooler Temperatures!

It’s that time of year again, and we are all facing the same thing- colder temperatures. During these chilly months it is easy to crank up the heat and not think twice about the damage your warm house is having on the environment. How many times have you left your house for a full day… Continue reading »

New Red Horse Wind & Solar Project

Courtesy of Tucson Electric Power A new wind and solar project near Willcox, Arizona can provide Tucson Electric Power with up to 71 megawatts of clean power, making it the company’s largest renewable energy resource. Houston-based Torch Renewable Energy developed, owns and operates the Red Horse Wind 2 facility, while TEP purchases the electricity that… Continue reading »

Solar Energy 101

What is solar energy? Solar energy is, simply, energy provided by the sun. This energy is in the form of solar radiation, which makes the production of solar electricity possible. Electricity can be produced directly from photovoltaic, PV, cells. (Photovoltaic literally means “light” and “electric.”) These cells are made from materials which exhibit the “photovoltaic… Continue reading »

TEP- Tucson’s Community Solar Program

The Bright Tucson Community Solar Program offers an easy and affordable way to meet your electric needs with locally generated solar power. As a TEP customer, you now have the opportunity to purchase solar power in “blocks” of 150 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per month. You can buy some or all of your power through the program,… Continue reading »

Save money by planting trees!

Courtesy of B.J Cordova-Tucson Clean and Beautiful Through its signature Trees for Tucson program, Tucson Clean & Beautiful can provide up to two low-cost trees for homeowners within the Tucson Electric Power service area. Selection varies throughout the year, but commonly available varieties include mesquite, desert willow, willow acacia, sweet acacia, palo verde, ironwood, and… Continue reading »

Custom Solar and Leisure, LLC

Custom Solar and Leisure is the Tucson expert in Solar Power, Solar Panels, Solar Pool Heating and Solar Installation. Custom Solar and Leisure is one of the most highly reviewed Solar Installers in Tucson. Don’t take our word for it. Read our reviews on Google, Yelp or Tucson Electric Power. Custom Solar and Leisure… Continue reading »

TEP- GreenWatts Program

  Hi, I’m “Sunny” the GreenWatt. I work to preserve the environment for future generations by using natural sunlight to generate green electricity. Renewable electricity is energy created from natural resources such as the sun, wind and landfill gas. The GreenWatts Program lets you support renewable energy for as little as $2.00 per month. For… Continue reading »