Progress Energy Florida (PEF) offers the SunSense Schools Program which provides up to 11 public schools with fully installed solar photovoltaic systems annually. The application process is competitive with priority statues given to schools which have already been designated by Progress as Enhanced Hurricane Protection Areas (EHPA).
Each year, up to ten K-12 public schools can receive a system of up to 10 kW with battery backup option. The selection process will favor schools that demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency and renewable energy education. Additionally, each year at least one public post-secondary schools can receive a system of up to 100 kW. The selection process will be based on attendance, energy consumption, energy education plans and other criteria.
Minimum requirement for the SunSense School Program include:
*Schools must be a public education facility
*Schools must be current PEF customers
*Schools must have an appropriate site available for a ground-mounted PV system
*Schools must have facilities that meet [http://www.dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=FL20R&re... Interconnection] requirements for PEF
More information on the SunSense program, application process and deadlines can be found on the [https://www.progress-energy.com/florida/business/save-energy-money/sunse...? SunSense Schools] web site.