Press releases provide you with the latest information about Glendale Water
& Power's activities: from advancements in products and services, to scheduled
events. Members of the press can call our media relations office at (818)
548-3381 or the City's Public Information Office at (818) 548-4844.
On Saturday, October 15th, Glendale Water and Power (GWP) will begin installation of two new transformers at its Kellogg Substation as part of $40 million system upgrade. Installation of the 200,000 pound transformers is expected to take six weeks.
Officials for Glendale Water & Power (GWP) announced today that the City will receive a $100,000 grant to fund the final phase in a series of studies to remove hexavalent chromium from San Fernando Valley groundwater supplies. This is the second grant provided for this project by the American WaterWorks Research Foundation (AwwaRF).
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) in partnership with Ice Energy, LLC, has installed a new thermal storage device, the Ice Bear, which will greatly reduce the demand for electricity for the Glendale Sports Complex.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) recently mailed customers the 2004 Consumer Confidence Report (Water Quality Report) that assures Glendale residents their water continues to meet and exceed requirements set by the state and federal safety standards and most importantly their water is safe to drink.
GWP is expecting a peak demand today of 290 megawatts, yesterday’s peak demand was 297 megawatts. Today’s expected peak demand is well below the record high of 315 megawatts that occurred September 1, 1998.
Through Glendale Water & Power’s (GWP) “Operation School House” Public Benefit Program, Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) will receive a rebate of $615,000 for making over $4,272,000 in energy saving upgrades at four area schools.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) recently announced its new Power Sales Agreement with the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) for up to 3 megawatt share of the Ormat Geothermal Energy Projects. This investment will provide GWP with approximately 25 gigawatt hours a year of renewable energy for resale to its customers.
On Saturday, April 16, Glendale Water & Power (GWP) will be hosting its third Free Torchiere Lamp Exchange. Customers can bring in their old energy guzzling halogen floor lamps to exchange them for a free ENERGY STAR® fluorescent model.
With the relocation of the 200,000 pound transformer from the Tropico Substation to the Grayson Power Plant, GWP expects its system to be back to its normal state on Monday.
On Sunday, April 3rd, Glendale Water and Power (GWP) workers will be moving a 25 ton transformer from its current position at the Tropico Substation to the Grayson Power Plant. This transformer will be replacing the one that failed on March 8th. This outage was caused by a small animal climbing onto a transformer at the Grayson Power Plant, shorting the conductors and damaging the transformer.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) recently won the California Municipal Utilities Association Resource Efficiency Award for “Innovative and comprehensive approaches to usage of Public Benefit Funds” for its Small Business Energy Saving Upgrade Program available to small businesses in Glendale.