FPL continues solar energy investment across Florida’s Space Coast

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Power & Light is continuing to invest in solar energy across Florida’s Space Coast.

FPL has built five large-scale solar energy centers in the area.

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The solar energy centers combined include more than 1.25 million solar panels, which can produce enough clean energy to power more than 60,000 homes per year.

Photos: FPL continues solar energy investment across Florida’s Space Coast

Officials said solar energy prevents emissions equal to removing more than 56,000 cars from the road annually.

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FPL is also spotlighting clean energy in the community through its SolarNow program.

The program supports community solar installations, like the solar trees at Kennedy Space Center and Brevard Zoo.

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The solar trees provide shade on sunny Florida days and serve as a teaching tool for how solar energy generates clean power.

More information about FPL’s clean energy initiatives can be found here.

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