125 things you didn't know about TEP
Back in 1892, a group of local businessmen banded together to illuminate the dusty streets of territorial Tucson. One hundred and twenty-five years later, Tucson Electric Power is still powering our community's growth. A system that began with 80 poles and a single steam engine now provides safe, reliable and affordable energy to more than 417,000 residents in the Tucson metropolitan area. Our company continues to seek innovative solutions for customers as we build a sustainable energy future for Southern Arizona. Read about TEP's history, and see below for 125 things you might not know about your electric utility.