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05/04/2018 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Sets Hearing on TECO’s Solar Project Cost Recovery


TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a hearing to consider Tampa Electric Company’s (TECO) petition for cost recovery for two solar projects on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 1:30 p.m.

As part of TECO’s 2017 Settlement Agreement, the utility can seek approval to recover costs for up to 150 megawatts of new solar generation, in service by September 1, 2018, through a Solar Base Rate Adjustment. Located in Polk County, the Payne Creek project is a 70.3 MW solar facility, and the Balm project is a 74.4 MW solar facility in Hillsborough County.

During the hearing, all parties can present testimony and other evidence to support their positions.

The hearing is scheduled for the following time and location:

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida


Wednesday, May 9, 2018, is reserved for continuation of the hearing, if needed. The starting time of the next day’s session will be announced at the conclusion of the prior day. The hearing may adjourn early if all testimony is concluded.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.

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