APS Crews To Restore Power In Puerto Rico

Jan 10, 2018

Arizona Public Service Company crews head to Puerto Rico to assist with power restoration efforts.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Yuma Public Comment Session on APS Proposed Rate Hikes

Apr 11, 2017
Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC

The Arizona Corporation Commission held a public comment session Monday to discuss the proposed Arizona Public Service rate increases.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports.

Microgrid Unveiled at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma

Dec 20, 2016
Maya Springhawk Robnett / Arizona Science Desk; KAWC

The U.S. western power grid went down on September 8, 2011.  At Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, this sparked the need for faster backup power.  What followed were plans between MCAS Yuma and Arizona Public Service to create something called a microgrid.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports...

Two Democratic candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission arrived in Yuma and talked to voters as part of their state wide campaign.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez spoke with Tom Chabin and Bill Mundell about their final efforts before the November 8 general election.


Arizona's monsoon weather season officially began on June 15th, but this week is the first time enough moisture has moved into the state to potentially trigger afternoon and evening thunderstorms and rain in southern Arizona.

While monsoon storms can be inconvenient and dangerous, for the state's largest utility, the storm season presents a major challenge due to outages triggered by storm damage.