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Customers can register for Tampa Electric's solar rebates
Customers can register for Tampa Electric's solar rebates

Tampa, FL -- During the next three weeks, Tampa Electric customers can register for $1.5 million in solar rebates for installing new photovoltaic (PV) systems at their homes or businesses.

Tampa Electric will reopen its 2011 solar PV program at 8 a.m. Sept. 15, to distribute $500,000 in unclaimed funds.

  • Customers can submit a reservation at tampaelectric.com/solarrebates
  • Rebates are available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • To qualify, the solar array must be installed within 90 days of receiving a free Home Energy Audit and approval by Tampa Electric

The company also will offer $1 million in solar rebates for 2012 beginning at 8 a.m. Oct. 3.

  • Customers can submit a reservation online at tampaelectric.com/solarrebates
  • Rebates are available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • To qualify, the solar array must be installed within 90 days of receiving a free Home Energy Audit and approval by Tampa Electric

This is the second rebate offer as part of the five-year program. The first round of PV rebates was initially reserved within 72 hours.  Customers can earn a retail credit for excess electricity generated by their PV system.

To date, the company has 140 solar customers interconnected with Tampa Electric’s grid through net metering, resulting in a combined capacity of almost 1,400 kilowatts.

You can find out more about customer-installed systems and net metering at tampaelectric.com/renewable.

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