TEP’s Sundt Plant Goes ‘Back to the Future’ with Piston-Engine Technology
September 2, 2017 | tucson.com — Tucson Electric Power Co. is turning to an age-old technology to back up new renewable-energy resources.
A hint: It’s essentially the same technology you use every time you drive your car.
The company plans to build a new power plant using giant reciprocating natural-gas engines — similar to internal-combustion engines that have been around since the 1800s — on the grounds of its mainly gas-fired H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station on East Irvington Road.
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