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Duke Energy Florida brings 17-acre Osceola County solar power plant online

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Osceola County commissioners will celebrate the newest Duke Energy solar plant providing Central Florida consumers clean, renewable power. The Osceola Solar Facility, owned and operated by Duke Energy, contains 15,000 solar panels and is roughly the size of 13 football fields. The plant, which officially began operation May 12, produces nearly 4 megawatts of carbon-free energy. The solar plant will be honored at the Aug. 1 Osceola County Commission meeting, according to a Duke Energy news release. At 1:30 p.m.,…

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Duke Energy wants to build Osceola County solar facility

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Duke Energy Florida wants to build a solar power facility in an Orlando suburb. The utility company said last week that it had filed permits to construct the Osceola Solar Facility by early 2016. It will be built on 17 acres in Kenansville. The construction of the Osceola County facility is part of an overall plan by Duke Energy to install 500 megawatts of solar power in Florida by 2024. Each megawatt is equivalent to about 200 residential rooftop solar…

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