21. September 2015 · Comments Off on Solar integration: FPL betting large · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), the third largest electric utility in the United States, is reportedly making “excellent” progress on plans for three new large-scale solar energy centers, the utility reported as part of the Florida Public Service Commission’s (PSC) annual Ten-Year Site Plan workshop.

Source: Solar integration: FPL betting large – SmartGridNews

22. April 2014 · Comments Off on $1.3B FPL clean energy center enters operation · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

Florida Power & Light Company’s (FPL) Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center has officially entered commercial operation, replacing the previous Riviera Beach facility. FPL calls the new plant one of the cleanest, most energy efficient in the nation. The new energy center can produce more than 1,250 MW — double the amount generated by the previous plant — without using any additional water or land.

via $1.3B FPL clean energy center enters operation – FierceEnergy.

04. February 2014 · Comments Off on FPL receives two “smart grid” awards · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Florida Power & Light Company was awarded the “Smart Grid Project of the Year” and “Renewable Energy Integration Project of the Year” by Powergrid International magazine this week at the 2014 DistribuTECH conference, in San Antonio, Texas.

via FPL receives two “smart grid” awards | www.palmbeachpost.com.

07. October 2013 · Comments Off on FPL launching three solar pilots · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Florida Power & Light Company’s (FPL) is hitting the institutional market in a big way. The utility’s Office of Clean Energy is funding a range of solar-power installations at 100 public schools and other educational facilities throughout its territory. Further, FPL is making available $9 million in rebates to residential and business customers who install solar water heater or solar photovoltaic systems.

via FPL launching three solar pilots – FierceEnergy.

19. June 2013 · Comments Off on Florida Utility Puts Smart Grid into Operation · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company reports that it has established one of the United States’ first full-scale smart grids, networking 4.5 million smart meters and more than 10,000 other devices in its 35 country service area.

FPL president Eric Silagy says, “This is one of the most ambitious projects that has ever been undertaken in the country and definitely one of the most ambitious projects that FPL has undertaken. Completing the installation of the 4.5 million smart meters and the deployment of smart grid technology throughout our service territory is making it possible for us to improve our service reliability, prevent outages and detect problems, while giving customers more control over the energy they use.”

via Florida Utility Puts Smart Grid into Operation.