University of Arizona receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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David G. Hutchens, TEP President and CEO, and Gina Murphy-Darling, host of the “Mrs. Green’s World” online radio show and former recipient of a TEP BrightEE Lifetime Achievement Award, presented this year’s Lifetime Achievement in Sustainability Award to The University of Arizona (UA).


Through the efforts of its Office of Sustainability and continual participation in TEP’s EE programs, the UA has achieved more than 22 million kWh in energy savings in the past decade. As partners with TEP in the development of the UA Tech Park Solar Zone, the UA is leading the way in the research and development of solar energy and storage systems through its facilities at the Science and Technology Park, the one of the largest multi-technology solar testing facility in the U.S.


You can listen to a podcast of Chris Kopach and Peter Dourlein being interviewed about the award by Mrs. Green’s World here.