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Making good on the Sunshine State’s solar energy potential: 600 new megawatts of clean energy on the way

Whoever originally said “There’s nothing new under the sun” eons ago might’ve wished they could relocate to a Tampa Electric-served community in the months and years ahead, to a time when 600 megawatts (MW) of solar power energizes the grid … Continue reading

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Why solar energy is a bright idea

For years, renewable energy sources have been underutilized. But thanks to improved technology, lower costs and increased consumer demand, the use of renewables like solar are increasing in record numbers. Switching to solar at your home can reduce your environmental … Continue reading

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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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Why corporate demand for solar energy is on the rise

Solar energy has been growing in popularity for years now. In fact, 2016 saw solar use rise by 50 percent worldwide, with China and the US investing a great deal into this mode of clean energy. Corporate demand for solar … Continue reading

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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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