Watch Stack Come Down at Florida Power Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:00:37 +0000

JEA, the electric utility in Jacksonville, Florida, has been decommissioning the St. Johns River Power Park over the past year. A third implosion as part of the decommissioning occurred July 19, as a 640-foot-tall stack and two steam generating boilers were demolished. Friday’s work followed similar implosions in June 2018, when the plant’s two, 464-foot-tall […]

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DOE, Lawmakers Looking at Energy Storage R&D, Funding

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:23:54 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and members of Congress are looking at legislation concerning research and regulation of energy storage. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who chairs the Energy and Natural Resources committee, on July 9 said there is bipartisan interest in combining a handful of bills on energy storage, dealing with research and development […]

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FPL Will Build World’s Largest Battery Storage System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 20:39:40 +0000

Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL) has been building new solar farms and bringing gigawatts of new natural gas-fired generation capacity online in recent years. Now the utility has announced what it calls the world’s largest solar-powered battery storage system. FPL on March 28 said the Manatee Energy Storage Center, a 409-MW/900-MWh battery storage facility, […]

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FPL Plans to Build 1,500 MW of Solar in Next Two Years

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 17:10:31 +0000

Florida Power & Light (FPL) continues to add to its solar power portfolio, with the utility on March 13 announcing plans to build the largest community solar program in the U.S. Eric Silagy, FPL’s president and CEO, in a statement said, “We’ve been aggressively expanding solar with one goal in mind: bringing more solar to […]

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FPL Developing More Solar, Set to Bring Big Gas Plant Online

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:33:37 +0000

Florida Power & Light (FPL) on March 4 announced plans to build four new solar power plants this year, with each expected to come online in early 2020. The company has rapidly expanded its solar power portfolio in recent years; the four new plants will join 18 others already operating in the state. FPL also […]

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