Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) Breaks Ground On DeSoto Solar Facility

Florida Power and Light announced that they have broken ground on their planned DeSoto Solar Energy Center, Florida’s first commercial solar energy facility. Once the center is completed, it will produce 25 MW of solar energy, making it the largest solar PV  facility in the US.

FPL Group President and Chief Operating Officer Jim Robo commented on the event:

"We’re proud to be the company that is bringing commercial-scale solar power to the Sunshine State. Solar power will help promote a new clean-energy economy in Florida, reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, and address global climate change through the production of emissions-free energy.

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