Remarks from companies participating in the SRP Sustainable Energy Offering
Arizona State University
“This utility-scale, renewable energy agreement is another important piece in our ongoing push to eliminate the university’s carbon footprint. Further, with SRP’s broad sustainability goals, I see this as just one of many new SRP-ASU sustainability focused collaborations.” Gerry DaRosa, Director of Arizona State University’s Energy Innovations.
“SRP should be congratulated for this forward-thinking renewable energy offering,” said Gary Londo, senior manager, Boeing Enterprise Utilities Management.
Sustainable energy is a vital component of our renewable resources, and CenturyLink is proud to be a part of this important initiative. We believe that organizations, not just people, have a responsibility to promote the use of natural, clean energy, rather than depleting our valuable resources. This is not only a great investment in Arizona, it’s an important investment in our planet.” – LaRae Dodson, vice president of real estate at CenturyLink.
City of Tempe
"The City of Tempe has a goal of being carbon neutral by 2050 and we're embracing clean and renewable energy in order to get there. That's why we're excited to be part of SRP's efforts to bring more solar to Arizona. The investments in utility scale solar are critical to addressing climate change in order to produce jobs, support clean air and grow a clean energy economy in Arizona." - former Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell
Cox is committed to environmental sustainability and is striving to achieve a zero waste to landfill goal by 2024 and be carbon and water neutral by 2044. Thanks to SRP’s sustainable energy commitment, Cox Communications will utilize more than 30 percent solar energy, with plans to grow.
“Environmental sustainability and community partnership are core to our company’s values. A project that provides solar power to Cox’s own operations as well as to members of our community is a win-win. We hope this model is replicated to provide a scaled approach, furthering the adoption of solar power.” – Ira Pearl, vice president of environmental sustainability at Cox Enterprises.
“MATHESON is pleased to participate in the Salt River Project Sustainable Energy Offering. It has provided MATHESON with the opportunity to map out a future of stable energy costs while also reducing our indirect carbon emissions dramatically. The SEO program is a smart initiative that benefits SRP, SRP’s customers, and the community at large.” said MATHESON Director of Bulk Production Bill Tolen. “It is truly a win-win-win situation.”
Hermann Miskelly, Vice President of Quality for MATHESON, also stated, “We are proud to participate in the Salt River Sustainable Energy Offering, both leveraging and expanding our on-going sustainability effort to reduce MATHESON’s CO2 footprint.”
Resolution Copper Mining
“The partnership with SRP plays a vital role in achieving our long-term sustainability goals. By powering our operation with clean energy, we can significantly reduce emissions and produce copper with a smaller carbon footprint. It's just one of the many ways we're reducing our overall impact.” - Andrew Lye, project director, Resolution Copper
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
“The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community is excited to partner with Salt River Project and looks forward to investing in renewable energy resources that will be environmental safe for our community,” said Martin Harvier, President, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. “This partnership will allow us to reach our sustainability goals as a Community while being good stewards of the land.”
Town of Gilbert
“Gilbert is proud to partner with SRP on its solar energy agreement which will provide an additional renewable energy supply for our town facilities. Ensuring that we have sustainable energy options is critical as we work towards a more resilient City of the Future.” – Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels
United Dairymen of Arizona
“United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA) is excited to be able to partner with SRP in its Sustainable Energy Offering. We strive for continuous improvement in the areas of emissions reduction and environmental stewardship, which supports our vision of supplying nutritious products to the world in a sustainable manner.” – Keith Murfield, CEO United Dairymen of Arizona.
Wells Fargo Bank
“Entering into long-term contracts that help fund net-new sources of renewable energy is at the core of our renewable energy strategy,” said Richard Henderson, head of Corporate Properties at Wells Fargo. “SRP’s renewable energy offering is an innovative way for Wells Fargo to meet our operational sustainability goals while supporting the communities where we work and live.”