TECO installs solar power array at Tampa International Airport

TECO Energy installs solar panels at Tampa International Airport

Tampa Electric Co (TECO) is now installing 7,000 solar panels on top of Tampa International Airport, the largest array it has yet constructed.

The array will generate 2 megawatts (MW) of electricity, roughly equivalent to the amount of energy required to offset the power needed to operate the airport’s commuter train now being installed as part of the airport’s $1 billion upgrade.

TECO is leasing the space from the airport and will funnel the generated electricity into its existing grid. The project is scheduled for completion by the end of the year.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...