MATHESON is now receiving renewable energy from the newly operational 100-megawatt (MW) Central Line Solar plant located in Eloy and Coolidge, AZ.
Central Line Solar is owned and operated by The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) and is the second project developed by AES to serve SRP’s Sustainable Energy Offering. SRP is a community-based, not-for-profit public power utility and the largest electricity provider in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
Other customers receiving energy from the Central Line Solar facility are: Apple, Inc., Arizona State University, Boeing, Chandler Unified School District, Circle K Stores Inc., City of Tempe, Cox Communications, Dignity Health, General Dynamics Missions Systems, Gilbert Public Schools, Lumen Technologies, Macerich Company, PepsiCo, Resolution Copper Mining, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Target Corporation, Town of Gilbert, United Dairymen of Arizona, Verizon Communications Inc., and Wells Fargo Bank.
According to Bill Tolen, Director of Bulk Production at MATHESON, “MATHESON is pleased to participate in the SRP 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.” Tolen continued, “It is truly a win-win-win situation.” Hermann Miskelly, Senior Vice President of Quality for MATHESON, also stated, “We are proud to participate in the SRP Energy Offering, both leveraging and expanding our ongoing sustainability effort to reduce MATHESON’s CO2 footprint.”