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Tucson Electric Power to Cut Reliance on Coal 32% Over Next Five Years, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/14 -- Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Tucson Electric Power Company (TEP) (Tucson, Arizona), a unit of UNS Energy Corporation (NYSE:UNS) (Tucson, Arizona), plans to reduce its reliance on coal-fired generation by about 32% over the next five years, according to its recent integrated resource plan filed with the Arizona Corporation Commission (Phoenix, Arizona). The utility currently gets about 1,538 megawatts from coal-fired generators, but by 2018 that will shrink to about 1,045 megawatts.

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