October 31, 2014
Great Bay Distributors' roof will be a shining example

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Solar Energy Management installed solar panels on the First Housing building near downtown Tampa.

Southwest Florida roundup

Great Bay Distributors' roof will be a shining example

Art Levy | 7/28/2014

Great Bay Distributors’ new 267,787-sq.-ft. headquarters will be topped by a 1.5-megawatt solar panel system, making it the largest rooftop solar system in the state. It cost about $2.6 million and is expected to meet about 40% of the facility’s power needs.

Also mentioned in this regional roundup, newsmakers and key players including Michael Nursey, Cihan Cobanoglu Chase Pattillo and John Piccano of Saint Leo University. Businesses and companies mentioned include IMB Academy, Accuform Signs, Orange Blossom Ranch, Orange Blossom Groves, Green Man Brewing, Trinity Medical Pharmacy, SMARTstart business incubator, the Broadway Promenade, Bliss, Builders of Hope, Tampa Bay Innovation Center, Peak 10, Validus Group, Moffitt Cancer Center, Oncology Research Information Exchange Network, Creative Recycling Systems, Accoustiblok, Amazon and a profile of Marine Towing of Tampa.

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