Solar energy

Gulf Power solar program celebrates 1 year

Gulf Power solar program celebrates 1 year

In September 2017, Gulf Power and its partners flipped the switch on a 330-acre solar field on the retired Holley Outlying Field at Naval Air Station Whiting, ceremonially adding the renewable energy generated there to the power supplied to homes and businesses throughout the Panhandle. More than a year later, Gulf Power spokesperson Kimberly Lynn […]

Harnessing the sun

Harnessing the sun

What began as a directive in 2014 to all military installations from the Department of Defense to install renewable energy on their installations has culminated into a Naval Air Station Whiting Field and Gulf Power initiative at Holley Outlying Field. The project is one of three across the panhandle of Florida with a second location […]

Mass-produced solar energy comes to Navarre

Mass-produced solar energy comes to Navarre

Installation of Gulf Power’s 481,000 solar photovoltaic panels on NAS Whiting Field on East Bay Boulevard is underway. The project is a partnership between the base and Gulf Power to provide solar energy to Gulf Power customers throughout the area. The 4-foot-by-2-foot panels will soak up sun on 392 acres of land. Read the full […]

Gulf Power delivering lower rates to customers

Gulf Power delivering lower rates to customers

After several years of careful planning, Gulf Power will be able to deliver lower rates to customers starting in January of 2017. Earlier this month the Florida Public Service Commission approved the Atlanta-based company’s request to decrease customer’s bills by $4.63, reducing the average bill from $148.64 to $144.01. “We have been able to reduce […]