Duke Energy has accomplished two solar tasks in Alachua and Suwannee counties in Florida, the newest websites within the firm’s neighborhood solar program portfolio, Clean Energy Connection.
The High Springs Renewable Energy Center is constructed on 700 acres in Alachua County. The 74.9 MW facility consists of roughly 216,000 single-axis monitoring solar panels. The Hildreth Renewable Energy Center is constructed on 635 acres in Suwannee County. Also 74.9 MW, this facility consists of roughly 220,000 single-axis monitoring panels.
With a mixed funding of over $2 billion, Duke Energy Florida’s solar technology portfolio will embrace 25 grid-tied solar power crops that can profit all the firm’s 1.9 million Florida prospects. These tasks will present about 1,500 MW of technology utilizing roughly 5 million solar panels by 2024.
“The company is well on its way to meeting a major milestone by placing its 21st solar project in operation by the end of this year, delivering on our customer commitment to provide reliable, affordable, clean energy,” says Melissa Seixas, Duke Energy Florida state president. “These investments allow Florida customers to enjoy renewable energy, while also providing cost savings by reducing fuel use.”
Through the Clean Energy Connection program, Duke Energy Florida prospects can subscribe to solar power and earn credit towards their electrical energy payments with out having to put in or preserve their very own gear.