President and CEO Paula Gold-Williams said the replacement would help the Spruce 2 coal plant operate for the length of its intended lifespan, which she put at 40 to 60 years.
Driven by triple-digit temperatures, CPS Energy’s load reached 5,080 megawatts on Monday, beating a record of 5,017 megawatts set on Aug. 12, 2016.
With Texas’ grid operator predicting record electricity demand this summer, San Antonio will do more than its share to put enough power on the grid.
An increasing number of solar panels in San Antonio has bumped the city up two places on an environmental nonprofit’s solar ranking list compared to last year.
A car loaded with sensitive instruments will help CPS Energy sniff out leaks in its network of natural gas pipes, utility officials announced Monday.
Under the plan, CPS Energy’s power generation mix would by 2040 include 50 percent wind and solar and 13 percent natural gas.
A report by a utility research firm says CPS Energy would save money by closing its coal plant near Calaveras Lake and investing in cleaner energy sources.
Many local solar energy industry advocates rejoiced Monday afternoon when CPS Energy announced the reallocation of $30 million to continue funding its solar rebate program previously set to expire on Jan.
CPS Energy has issued a request for proposals for one megawatt (MW) of solar power – small solar potatoes when compared to several projects, ranging in size from 4 MW to 300 MW, under contract with OCI Solar Power.
CPS Energy has cut proposed solar fees in half, but local solar energy advocates continue to oppose mandatory fees for solar customers.