09 Jan '18, 8pm

Florida #utility completes four #solar farms, shutters coal plant

Florida #utility completes four #solar farms, shutters coal plant

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has officially announced the opening of four new solar power plants comprised of more than 1 million solar panels and the retirement of one of Florida’s largest coal-fired power plants. According to the utility, these advancements will further improve FPL’s carbon emissions profile, which is already approximately 30% cleaner than the U.S. industry average. On Jan. 1, the following new plants began powering FPL customers: the FPL Horizon Solar Energy Center located in Alachua and Putnam counties; FPL Coral Farms Solar Energy Center in Putnam County; FPL Indian River Solar Energy Center in Indian River County; and FPL Wildflower Solar Energy Center in DeSoto County. The utility also expects to complete construction on another four solar plants soon. At 74.5 MW each, the eight solar plants – which encompass approximately 2.6 million solar panel...

Full article: https://solarindustrymag.com/fpl-completes-four-solar-far...

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