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July 13, 2017

‘Solar trees’ sprout across Florida in push to promote solar energy

SUN-SENTINEL – Florida Power & Light is planting large devices across Florida that look like trees and harness the power of the sun to create electricity. The utility has begun installing these 24-foot-tall, solar-powered “trees” to bring attention to the use of solar energy.

July 13, 2017

New solar trees at Fort Mellon Park turn sun’s rays into power

ORLANDO SENTINEL – Sanford’s Fort Mellon Park soon will have new “trees” that use the sun’s rays to produce electricity instead of oxygen as part of a program by Florida Power & Light to boost solar energy. The three solar trees — which look more like curved structures from a sci-fi movie than vegetation…

March 12, 2017

North Port embraces FPL SolarNow program

HERALD TRIBUNE – Florida Power & Light SolarNow lift trees, shown here at the Manatee Lagoon Center in West Palm Beach, are 24-feet tall and create 200 square feet of shade.

March 9, 2017

FPL to install ‘solar trees’ on Space Coast

WOFL FOX 35 – Florida Power & Light is pushing solar initiatives throughout the state. FPL just announced eight new solar plants expected to power more than a 100,000 customers…