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Why Florida utility companies are switching to solar

Solar energy and other types of renewables are becoming increasingly popular. Accessibility is up, the technology has improved and costs have gone down. Add in the fact that renewables are better for the environment and it’s not surprising that more … Continue reading

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(Sun)light, camera, action: Big Bend solar field is ready for prime time

As with any solar array, cloudy weather limits the amount of electrical power Tampa Electric’s new 23-megawatt facility in Apollo Beach can generate. But through the power of television, the array now has a bright shining spotlight whether it’s sunny … Continue reading

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EcoFest 2017 is your Earth Day celebration this Saturday, April 22, at Lowry Park!

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EcoFest 2017 – it’s your incredible opportunity to do your part for the environment on Earth Day by coming to the park this Saturday, April 22 – Lowry Park in Tampa, that is. Hosted by the city of Tampa, the University of South … Continue reading

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It’s no myth: Solar power has its biggest home in the Tampa Bay area at Tampa Electric’s newest array in Apollo Beach

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Apollo – ancient Greek god of the sun (among other things) – would probably like what’s unfolding in his namesake town along Tampa Bay: 23 megawatts of solar power at a new photovoltaic array that only adds to its amassed … Continue reading

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Tampa’s largest solar installation always tilts toward the sun

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Tampa’s largest solar installation is complete. Rated at 23 megawatts, the photovoltaic (PV) array on 106 acres of land near our Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach consists of more than 200,000 thin-film solar panels and produces enough sun … Continue reading

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