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FP&L's Indian River Solar Power Plant Approved (Ind. Report)
Florida Power & Light
Date: 2019-08-26
Following up on our 18th January coverage, Florida Power & Light Co. (FP&L) reports its planned 74.5 MW, 476-acre solar power project in Indian River County Florida has been given the nod by the county commissioners.

The solar plant, to be named the FPL Orange Blossom Solar Energy Center, is expected to include solar panels and an on-site electrical substation. Construction is expected to get underway in 2020 for commissioning and startup in early 2021.

FPL currently operates 18 solar plants, each of which generates sufficient electric power for an average of 15,000 homes, according to FPL. (Source: FPL, TC Palm, 23 Aug., 2019) Contact: Florida Power & Light, Melanie Roger, Project Manager, Eric Silagy, Pres., CEO,

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FP&L Planning Major Solar Energy Expansion by 2030 (Ind. Report)
Florida Power & Light
Date: 2019-01-18
Further to our August 1st coverage, Juno Beach-based Florida Power & Light (FP&L) reports it plans to decommission its last coal power production plant -- the Indiantown Cogeneration facility -- and expand its solar-energy capacity and battery energy storage technology statewide with the installation of more than 30 million solar panels by 2030. The utility presently has about 5 million solar panels installed at 18 solar power plants.

Florida's other utilities, including Duke Energy Florida, Tampa Electric Co. and Gulf Power, have also recently begun large-scale solar energy projects. (Source: FPL, Panama City News Herald, 16 Jan., 2019) Contact: Florida Power & Light, Eric Silagy, Pres., CEO,

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NextEra Energy Finalizes Gulf Power Acquisition (M&A)
NextEra Energy,NextEra Energy Resources
Date: 2019-01-02
In the Sunshine State, Juno Beach based NextEra Energy, Inc., owner of Florida Power & Light Company is reporting completion of its previously announced acquisition of Gulf Power Company from Southern Company .Gulf Power Company serves approximately 450,000 customers throughout northwest Florida.

NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery energy storage. (Source: NextEra Energy, PR, 1 Jan., 2019) Contact: NextEra Energy,; Florida Power & Light,; Gulf Power,; NextEra Energy Resources,

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