Energy Center Phoenix provides energy-efficient and environmentally sound district energy and combined heat and power services to buildings in downtown Phoenix. The downtown Phoenix system started it all, beginning operation in 2001 by serving Bank One Ballpark, now called Chase Field, now serving 44 buildings in downtown Phoenix.
With a reliability record of 99.9% since 2001, Energy Center Phoenix produces and distributes chilled water around the clock -to customer buildings in the Phoenix central business district including the City of Phoenix, Chase Field, Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix Convention Center, Arizona State University, Maricopa County, Sheraton Hotel, several biomedical research facilities and high-rise condominiums and office complexes. This system encompasses three main plants and two auxiliary plants conditioning more than 12 million square feet of building space via four miles of chilled-water pipelines.
Energy Center Phoenix has demonstrated customer energy savings of approximately 13% after its connection to the down-town system. The company was recognized by the International District Energy Association as the 2008 “System of the Year” for its exemplary performance and service and is a member of the Combined Heat and Power Partnership program operated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.