Plant savings with free shade trees

Cool up to $50 off your annual energy bill

SRP's Shade Tree Program provides customers up to two free desert-adapted trees (approximately 4-to-6 foot saplings) to plant in energy-saving locations around your home. Shading your home helps reduce cooling costs, improve air quality and lower the Valley's heat effect—without using a lot of water.

To receive a free tree, participants are required to attend a free workshop to learn how to best plant and care for your trees. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by signing up online.


Program requirements

You must be a current residential SRP customer, attend a Shade Tree workshop and:

  • Have the legal right to plant trees on the property
  • Plant trees on the south, west and east sides of your home
  • Plant trees within 15 feet of exposed exterior walls and windows
  • Have the ability to care for the tree, as needed

For more information, call (602) 325-1254


Tweetable tree-hugging facts

Trees produce nearly 260 pounds of oxygen per tree each year

Trees remove up to 2.6 tons of carbon dioxide each year per acre of trees

Trees can make buildings up to 20 degrees cooler in the summer

Before you plant a tree, call Arizona Blue Stake to find out where existing underground lines are located. One call to this free service notifies the appropriate local utilities, which send technicians to the requested site to mark the approximate location of existing underground lines.

SRP reserves the right to change or terminate this program without prior notice.



Tell us about the shade tree program

Did you know?

SRP offers six different shade trees.

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