MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami’s Bayfront Park is getting an environmentally friendly makeover.
Florida Power & Light is installing more than 500 solar panels to harness power for events.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Showers & Storms In The Afternoon, Heavy Downpours Possible
The panels are expected to generate more power than is typically needed for the average concert.
READ MORE: Jury Selection Process Resumes In Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz Penalty Trial
The installation will also double as a research hub to test a new kind of solar technology that can produce energy on both sides of the panel.
As part of the project, there will be a canopy structure and solar trees planted throughout the park.MORE NEWS: Jeep Driver Issued Citations, Not Charged, In Deadly Rickenbacker Causeway Crash
FPL partnered with Bayfront Trust Management and the city of Miami to bring more solar power to the community.