[RenewableEnergyAccess.com] An additional $2 million is now available for APS customers in Arizona who want to install residential or commercial solar energy projects. APS, Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric utility, serves more than 989,500 customers in 11 of the state’s 15 counties. The funds, available on a first-come, first-served basis, are available under the APS Environmental Portfolio Standard Credit Purchase Program (CPP). The additional funds bring the total money available in the CPP to $4.25 million in 2005. To ensure availability, customers must first call APS and reserve monies for their projects, which must be professionally installed and completed in 180 days. Under the APS CPP, customers receive up to $4 per watt of installation, or up to 50 percent of the installed projects for grid-tied systems and up to $2 per watt for off-grid systems. In addition, customers may receive up to $700 for solar water heating systems. For more information, customers may access the APS Web site at the following link. Customers may also call 602-250-4990.