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Florida approves TECO solar energy tariff, increasing access to green energy

May 15, 2019

Florida has continued to encourage utility-led development of solar resources. This latest PSC order allows TECO to recover costs and pay for maintenance for a large solar array without impacting its broader customer base.

Under the shared solar tariff, TECO customers can select to source up to 95% of their power from solar energy instead of traditional generation. Participants would be avoiding the fuel cost component of their bills based on their consumption from solar: if a household opts for 25% solar, the charge for traditional generation would be applied to 75% of their bill.

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