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Considering a major eclipse at the Tampa Bay area’s largest solar array

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Cloudy weather and nighttime: these are the typical daily things that limit the electrical output of Tampa Electric’s 23-megawatt solar array, the Tampa Bay area’s largest, which has a featured spot on WFLA TV. But Monday, Aug. 21 is no … 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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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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LEGOLAND Florida is home to our latest solar installation

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The thick fog hanging over West Central Florida last Wednesday morning didn’t put a damper on representatives from TECO and LEGOLAND® Florida, the mayor of Winter Haven and others from gathering to flip the switch on Tampa Electric’s second large-scale … Continue reading

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