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FPL Group (FPL) Begins Construction Of 75 MW Solar-Thermal Power Plant

Florida Power and Light Company, part of FPL Group, Inc, began construction of a 75 MW solar-thermal plant in Martin County, Florida. The plant, which will be constructed from 180,000 mirrors, is an addition to an existing natural gas/oil-powered power station. Once the plant becomes operation in 2010, as long as the sun is shining it will reduce fossil fuel use at the power station by using solar-thermal energy along with a combined-cycle natural gas-fired … Read the rest