About the FPL SolarNow™ Program
For only $9 a month or about 30 cents a day, when you join FPL SolarNow you will be joining other customers already supporting the development of solar energy projects in local public areas like parks, zoos and museums.
How the FPL SolarNow™ Program Works
FPL will install, operate and maintain these solar projects
Funds will go toward the development of solar energy projects in local communities – from parking canopies and solar trees to walkways and more
Clean, renewable energy generated from these assets is fed to the grid and benefits the entire community
See Frequently Asked Questions about FPL SolarNow™
Making a Difference in Our Communities
To further support the communities we serve, the NextEra Energy, Inc. charitable foundation (NEE Foundation) contributes $200,000 annually to Florida-based nonprofits dedicated to environmental protection or community development. These organizations help create an even brighter future for Florida.
As a program participant, when you enrolled in FPL SolarNow, you were able to select one of six organizations you wanted to receive a portion of the contribution.
Below is the amount of contributions each nonprofit organization has received as of Dec. 31, 2017.**
As of December, 2017
Habitat for Humanity (local affiliates)
Boys & Girls Club (local affiliates)
The Nature Conservancy, Florida chapter
Save the Manatee Club
**Note: For those charities that have multiple chapters within the FPL service territory, Boys & Girls Clubs and Habitat for Humanity, the proportion earned will be equally distributed to the chapters within the counties where the assets are built.
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Stay up-to-date with the latest on FPL’s SolarNow™ program, including upcoming events, the status of our solar trees and canopies, and more.
FPL Solar Panel Shade Structure at Jessica Clinton Park
September 20, 2018
City of Port St. Lucie - Florida Power & Light Company has worked with the city of Port St. Lucie to install new solar panel shade structures in Jessica Clinton Park, where visitors can enjoy some shade under the 100-kilowatt solar canopy. The project was made possible through FPL’s SolarNow program.
Project to add solar canopies at Oceanfront Park nears completion
August 29, 2018
My Palm Beach Post - Groups of parking spaces at Oceanfront Park have been cordoned off for months while Florida Power & Light completes a project to add solar panel canopies. Construction started in May and will be completed in early September, said Devaney Iglesias, a spokeswoman for FPL.
A solar ring and retractable roof will soon hang above a premier Miami concert venue
July 27, 2018
Miami Herald – The amphitheater at Bayfront Park, one of Miami’s signature performing arts venues downtown, will soon get a halo-like ring of solar panels and a retractable roof. On Thursday the Miami City Commission gave approval for a no-bid contract to Florida Power & Light for the project, which is expected to be finished in time for Super Bowl festivities in early 2020.
Miami partners with FPL to deliver ‘solar trees’ at parks
July 26, 2018
WSVN – Florida Power and Light partnered with the City of Miami to construct, install and maintain the solar trees. Three parks across Miami will soon be outfitted with solar arrays in an effort to become more environmental-friendly. Along with being good for the environment, the trees have some cool perks like shaded seating areas and charging stations for electronic devices.
FPL solar trees coming to Sarasota
July 16, 2018
WWSB - Florida Power & Light Company has introduced a new program with solar trees on the Suncoast. FPL SolarNow is a voluntary program that allows customers to support solar and want to see it in their local communities. FPL has more than 90 solar arrays installed or under construction in 12 counties across the state, and soon that will include Sarasota.
Why are solar trees popping up all over? Thank 20,000 South Florida families
July 14, 2018
Sun Sentinel - Florida Power & Light Company is putting up creatively designed solar panels to increase its harnessing of energy from the sun, and homeowners who are solar enthusiasts are helping foot the bill. There are about 8,000 families in Miami-Dade, 7,000 in Broward and 5,000 in Palm Beach County who are voluntarily paying an extra $9 a month to support the effort.
Solar power trees are saving Charlotte County residents money
June 8, 2018
ABC 7 – Riverview Park Splash Pad will be the first site for the installation of solar panels through FPL’s SolarNow program. At a council meeting on April 11, city officials agreed to FPL’s proposed installation of a solar canopy that will provide clean energy and shade at the city of Sebastian’s popular water attraction.
Sebastian to proceed with FPL solar project at Riverview Park Splash Pad
April 12, 2018
TC Palm – Riverview Park Splash Pad will be the first site for the installation of solar panels through FPL’s SolarNow program. At a council meeting on April 11, city officials agreed to FPL’s proposed installation of a solar canopy that will provide clean energy and shade at the city of Sebastian’s popular water attraction.
Florida’s known for palm trees — how about solar trees? New ones pop up at Port Canaveral
April 4, 2018
Florida Today – Solar energy grows on trees in Brevard County, as five new solar trees were dedicated in the area, next to Exploration Tower and at Jetty Park by officials from Port Canaveral and FPL. That’s 11 trees total now for the Space Coast as FPL continues to push solar initiatives across its coverage area and progresses with one of the largest solar expansions ever in the eastern U.S.
Port Canaveral to Hold Event Wednesday at Exploration Tower to Celebrate Unveiling of Solar Trees
April 3, 2018
Space Coast Daily – The five new solar trees feature the latest technology and are artistic, clean energy structures that catch the sun to deliver clean emissions-free energy and seamlessly integrate into the landscape to create a unique space where visitors can learn more about solar energy from FPL.
Give the gift of a cleaner tomorrow
For $9 a month, or about 30 cents a day, FPL SolarNow is an easy way to help bring clean solar energy to our communities, giving the next generation the gift of a cleaner tomorrow.Get Started