Salt River Project: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Salt River Project

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About Salt River Project

Salt River Project is a political subdivision serving the state of Arizona, including cities like Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, and Glendale. The supplier has 1,032,575 residential customers, 110,945 commercial accounts, one transportation customer account and 47 industrial customers. Salt River Project has an average residential electricity rate of 12.33 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for their consumers, this price is less than both the state and the national average prices of 14.43 and 15.64 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2022 they sold 31,232,913 megawatt hours via retail sales to end users and 6,434,014 megawatt hours to other companies in the wholesale market. The electricity produced in the company's power plants made up 74.96% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 24.98%. In 2022 the provider had total electricity related revenue of $3,835,630,100, with 82.17% from retail sales and 15.52% from wholesale customers.

The Arizona average monthly residential electric bill is $140.09, while the Salt River Project average is 7.00% higher at $149.38 per month. Salt River Project is the 35th ranked company in the state for average monthly bill total. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities associated with the provider produce 305,313 megawatt hours, ranking the company as the 62nd largest generator of hydroelectric power in the country out of 3517 suppliers. Electricity production from renewable fuel types by the provider totals 309,014.79 megawatt hours, which ranks the company 137th out of the 3517 we track in the country. There are 6,756,036.58 megawatt hours generated by the company from coal usage. This is the 53rd most out of 3517 suppliers in the United States.

Salt River Project Net Metering

Consumers of Salt River Project are able to take advantage of net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. This is a positive for any customer potentially installing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

All suppliers who transmit electricity have some amount of energy loss via heat dissipation or alternative causes. Salt River Project is no different, as they have an annual loss of about 2.52% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. This percentage of electricity lost results in them being given a rank of 285th best out of 3517 providers who report energy loss in the US and 2nd best out of 32 in the state.

Salt River Project Rate & Electric Bills

Salt River Project residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.094/kWh$290.25/mo.$73.84/mo.
1157th12.33¢Salt River Project's Average residential price per kWh
2233rd$149.38Average monthly electricity bill for Salt River Project's residential customers

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Salt River Project Overview

  • Company Type:Political Subdivision
  • Headquarters:1500 North Mill Avenue
    Tempe, Arizona 85281
    United States of America
  • CEO:Mike Hummel

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Quick Facts About Salt River Project

Salt River Project generates 3,701.79 megawatt hours of electricity (or 0.01% of their total production) from solar energy.

Salt River Project's electricity generation facilities produce 22,123,241.04 megawatt hours from natural gas.

Salt River Project is the 32nd largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the US out of 3517 providers.

Salt River Project ranks 39th out of 3517 companies in the United States for megawatt hours produced from nuclear power facilities.

Salt River Project is the 37th highest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3517 companies, producing 34,707,870.07 megawatt hours.

Energy Loss

Salt River Project's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


285 National Rank

Salt River Project Energy Makeup

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Salt River Project State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Salt River Project County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Gila County53,211413.93$124.68/mo
Maricopa County4,551,524814.79$154.14/mo
Pinal County464,1541014.13$142.86/mo

Power Plants Owned by Salt River Project

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Maricopa County AZ Nuclear 31,524,461
San Juan County NM Coal 7,854,696.017,572,010,360.54964.01
Apache County AZ Coal 6,699,939.77,094,582,836.411,058.9
Gilbert AZ Natural Gas 5,925,5262,417,351,944.28407.96
Moffat County CO Coal 4,818,4765,225,410,307.241,084.45
Mesquite Generating Station Block 1Salt River Project (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Natural Gas 3,541,1101,394,333,071.32393.76
Casa Grande AZ Natural Gas 3,318,8271,299,219,307.12391.47
Apache County AZ Coal 3,097,468.013,317,944,257.361,071.18
Gila River Power Block 1Salt River Project (100.00%)
Gila Bend AZ Natural Gas 2,851,8531,124,644,797.08394.36
Gila River Power Block 2Salt River Project (100.00%)
Gila Bend AZ Natural Gas 2,851,5611,094,924,617.64383.97

Salt River Project Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Conventional Hydroelectric
Distillate Fuel Oil

Cities Salt River Project Has Coverage

  • Apache Junction, AZ
  • Avondale, AZ
  • Chandler, AZ
  • Florence, AZ
  • Fountain Hills, AZ
  • Gilbert, AZ
  • Glendale, AZ
  • Goodyear, AZ
  • Guadalupe, AZ
  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • Mesa, AZ
  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • Peoria, AZ
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Queen Creek, AZ
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Tolleson, AZ

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Salt River Project FAQ:

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Salt River Project?

There are 20 power plants owned by or associated with Salt River Project.

How much is the average bundled bill for Salt River Project customers each month?

Customers of Salt River Project pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $149.38.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Salt River Project customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Salt River Project is 12.33 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Salt River Project?

The Salt River Project phone number is (602) 236-8888.

What percentage of Salt River Project's electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Salt River Project generates 0.89% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

How many counties does Salt River Project supply electricity in?

There are 3 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Salt River Project including Arizona.

What percentage of Salt River Project's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Salt River Project produces 99.13% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

Who is the CEO of Salt River Project?

Mike Hummel is the current CEO of Salt River Project.

What cities does Salt River Project provider electricity to?

Salt River Project supplies in 18 cities.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2023-12-06