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Public Service Commission approves need for $1.3 billion FPL Okeechobee Clean Energy plant

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Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is one step closer to the development of a $1.3 billion high-efficiency power plant in Okeechobee County, one of the most efficient and cleanest energy plants in the country. On Tuesday, the five-member Florida Public Service Commission approved a need for the proposed FPL Okeechobee Clean Energy Center, a 1,633-megawatt facility scheduled to begin generating clean energy by mid-2019. The plan will be powered by U.S.-produced natural gas. According to an FPL statement, there…

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