26 Jul '16, 2pm

This @DukeEnergy Florida #solar project is about the size of 13 football fields

Nearly 15,000 solar panels soaking up the sun in Osceola County are now providing renewable energy to Duke Energy customers in Florida. According to the company , which owns and operates the project, the Osceola Solar Facility is about the size of 13 football fields and produces nearly 4 MW. “As the cost of solar energy continues to decrease and the efficiency of panels grows, we’re increasing our investments in solar,” remarks Alex Glenn, Duke Energy’s Florida president. “It’s part of our ongoing strategy to offer clean energy and provide customers more options to use renewable energy.” Florida-based Advanced Green Technologies designed, engineered and constructed the facility on 17 acres next to an existing Duke Energy substation in Kenansville. “When you say Kenansville, people automatically think agriculture. Now they can think technology, too. Solar is a new type of ‘...

Full article: http://solarindustrymag.com/duke-energy-brings-solar-proj...

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