Gilbert adding electric firetruck to its fleet

Gilbert Fire and Rescue is adding an electric-powered pumper truck to its diesel fleet, becoming the second Valley municipality to go this route. Town Council approved spending $775,000 to buy the Volterra fire engine and $270,000 for an electric vehicle charger. Fire officials said the town is getting an electrified fire pumper at a substantial […]

Letters to the editor: Arizona should lead in renewable, clean energy

I just retired from Arizona State University, where I worked with academic technology for almost 30 years. I have been impressed by this university’s dedication to clean energy (evidenced in part by solar panels on a majority of building roofs and parking structures on its campuses) and I call upon the Corporation Commission to continue […]