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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida Power & Light announced Thursday the start of operations at its first solar power plant in Miami-Dade County.

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The power company said it was one of four plants completed, adding over 1 million panels.

The other plants are in St. Lucie, Volusia and Columbia County to make 18 solar power plants in our state.

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FPL says it is one of the largest U.S. solar expansions in history, with plans to add more than 30 million more solar panels by 2030.

The plant in Miami-Dade is located near Krome Avenue and 136th Street.

Additionally, FPl said it counts with one hundred community solar installations.

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FPL says its aim is to make the Sunshine State a global leader in solar power.