1. Duke Energy Florida Announces New Solar Power Plant in Columbia County

    Duke Energy Florida Announces New Solar Power Plant in Columbia County

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida today announced the location of its newest universal solar power plant, which will provide cleaner, smarter energy solutions to benefit its Florida customers. The Columbia Solar Power Plant will be built on 580 acres in Fort White (Columbia County) Fla., off of Fry Road. The 74.9-megawatt (MW) plant will consist of approximately 245,000 solar panels on the site, which will produce enough carbon-free energy to power over 20,000 average homes at peak production.

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    1. Together, the Hamilton and Columbia solar power plants are expected to eliminate approximately 645 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions in Florida each year upon commercial operation. That's the equivalent of taking 63,000 passenger cars off the road.
    2. We applaud Duke Energy Florida for proactively working with stakeholders to embrace smart, 21st-century technologies that are good for consumers and the environment.
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