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December 20, 2018

FPL’s ‘Solar Now’ program brings solar to community hotspots

Sun Sentinel – Florida Power & Light Co. has garnered more than 44,000 participants for its voluntary SolarNow program, which supports the installation of solar panels in highly visible locations such as community parks, zoos and museums to generate awareness for solar.  

November 28, 2018

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex introduces new solar energy technology

WOFL Fox 35 – 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.

September 20, 2018

FPL Solar Panel Shade Structure at Jessica Clinton Park

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.

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.