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Florida PSC Provides TECO Customers Solar Purchasing Options

May 15, 2019 No Comments

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) cleared the way for Tampa Electric Company’s (TECO) customers wanting to “go solar,” approving the utility’s optional solar energy tariff. This new offering permits electric service customers to purchase energy from a designated TECO solar energy resource to replace all or part of their monthly energy consumption. “We found […]

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How is Solar Energy Produced?

March 4, 2019 No Comments

Although there are several different paths to getting energy from sunlight, the photovoltaic effect is the most important to learn about if you want to understand solar panels. The short version is that moving around electrons in the right way creates energy, which can then be turned into usable electricity. The slightly longer version is […]

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