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August 29, 2018

Project to add solar canopies at Oceanfront Park nears completion

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.

July 27, 2018

A solar ring and retractable roof will soon hang above a premier Miami concert venue

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 […]

July 26, 2018

Miami partners with FPL to deliver ‘solar trees’ at parks

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 […]

July 16, 2018

FPL solar trees coming to Sarasota

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 […]

July 14, 2018

Why are solar trees popping up all over? Thank 20,000 South Florida families

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 […]

June 8, 2018

Solar power trees are saving Charlotte County residents money

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.

April 12, 2018

Sebastian to proceed with FPL solar project at Riverview Park Splash Pad

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.

April 4, 2018

Florida’s known for palm trees — how about solar trees? New ones pop up at Port Canaveral

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 […]

April 3, 2018

Port Canaveral to Hold Event Wednesday at Exploration Tower to Celebrate Unveiling of Solar Trees

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.