MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida Power & Light announced Thursday the start of operations at its first solar power plant in Miami-Dade County.READ MORE: Coral Springs Police: 3 Separate Crime Scenes Tied To One Suspect
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.READ MORE: Brightline Celebrates 3 Years Of Service As It Nears Orlando Extension Completion
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.MORE NEWS: Ronald Acuña's 1st Game In Miami Since Knee Injury, Leads Braves Past Marlins 5-3
FPL says its aim is to make the Sunshine State a global leader in solar power.