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TEP and a sister utility paid $219 million for Gila Bend Power Station, a facility that uses waste heat to generate electricity.

December 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Environmentalists continue to push for a coal-free plant in Tucson.

July 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Kinder Morgan gives Altar Valley group $1M for pipeline support

An Altar Valley conservation group has reached a financial agreement with Kinder Morgan and will withdraw opposition to the company’s Sierrita gas pipeline.

June 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

TEP parent posts higher profit despite lower sales

Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp. posted higher first-quarter profits despite lower sales at Tucson Electric Power Co., thanks to a rate increase that went into effect last year.

April 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Electric bills to rise if surcharge is reset

Tucson Electric Power Co. customers will likely see their monthly bills rise a few dollars, as state regulators reset a financial mechanism linked to fuel and purchased-power costs.

April 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Terry Bracy: The case for optimism

Terry Bracy: The case for optimism

Oscar Wilde once famously said the optimist sees the doughnut, and the pessimist sees the hole. Contemporary Washington is fixated on the holes even as doughnuts are arriving by the dozen.

January 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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Key Votes Ahead

September 20, 2013 5:22 pmLoading…

TEP coal-to-gas moves driven by environment, cost

Tucson Electric Power Co. is swapping a chunk of its coal-fired power generation for cleaner-burning natural gas.

September 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Southwest Gas program replaces leaky lines for free

If you live in an older home, Southwest Gas may be willing to replace your natural-gas lines — for free.

September 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
TEP to shed part of coal-fired plant, use more natural gas

TEP to shed part of coal-fired plant, use more natural gas

Tucson Electric Power says it's diversifying its energy portfolio by getting less power from a coal-fired plant in eastern Arizona while moving to expand its purchases of power generated by natural gas.

September 05, 2013 10:12 amLoading…

US will benefit from policy that allows gas exports

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:

June 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tohono O'odham: Pipeline would harm cultural sites

Tohono O'odham: Pipeline would harm cultural sites

The Tohono O'odham Nation is taking action to officially oppose a proposed pipeline project in the Altar Valley.

April 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

County opposes Tucson-Sasabe gas pipeline

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will officially oppose a planned natural gas pipeline between Tucson and Sasabe.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

The Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge would be either just east of the pipeline's route to Mexico or bisected by it. Refuge officials, however, say going through it would be too disruptive to wildlife, including the endangered masked bobwhite quail.

March 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Kinder Morgan has applied to build a new natural gas pipeline just west of the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge boundary - a decision that is pitting county, state and federal officials in a dispute over where it should go.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Pima County and Border Patrol officials, among others, want the proposed pipeline to run next to Arizona 286 through the refuge.

March 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Prairie State coal-fired power plant

Prairie State coal-fired power plant

A view of Illinois' Prairie State power plant, which is the largest coal-fired plant built in the United States in the last 30 years.  (Tim Vizer/Belleville News-Democrat/MCT)

January 18, 2013 9:39 amLoading…
Laclede Gas

Laclede Gas

FILE PHOTO: Laborer Shawn Zimpfer (left) and foreman David Mays work to replace an aging gas main in St. Louis on Sept. 22, 2008. Photo by Elie Gardner of the Post-Dispatch

November 19, 2012 7:53 amLoading…

TEP is asked to stop burning coal

With natural gas prices at their lowest levels in years, Tucson Electric Power Co. hasn't been burning coal at its south-side power plant lately.

May 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Protesters urge Tucson Electric Power to stop burning coal

With natural gas prices at their lowest levels in years, Tucson Electric Power Co. hasn’t been burning coal at its south-side power plant lately.

May 03, 2012 9:00 pmLoading…

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