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APS Seeks Additional Renewable Energy

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Company Issues Request for Proposal</b></i> </p>

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

APS Seeks Additional Renewable Energy17:18 EDT Tuesday, April 05, 2011 PHOENIX (Business Wire) -- Arizona Public Service Co. announces a request for proposal for energy generated from small renewable projects. The energy must come from projects with capacity between two and 15 megawatts with a commercial operation date by Dec. 31, 2013, for solar and wind projects and by Dec. 31, 2014, for all other technologies. Eligible resources include biogas, landfill gas, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, hybrid wind and certain hydropower technologies. The solicitation is part of APS's Small Generation Program, which is designed to accelerate the number of successful small renewable generation projects by streamlining the proposal and contract procedures. Interested parties are encouraged to participate in a bidder's WebEx conference April 19, 2011. Additional information about the WebEx conference and the RFP is available online at www.aps.com/rfp. APS, Arizona's largest and longest-serving electricity utility, serves about 1.1 million customers in 11 of the state's 15 counties. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the largest principal of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW). APSMedia Contact:Steven Gotfried, 602-250-3040Analyst Contacts:Rebecca Hickman, 602-250-5668Geoffrey Wendt, 602-250-5643Website: aps.com/newsroom