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: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Michelle Kefford Flies With Blue Angels
The panels are expected to generate more power than is typically needed for the average concert.READ MORE: Mother's Day Flowers May Be Hard To Come By This Year Due To Global Pandemic
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: Pivot In The Pandemic: Restaurants On Miracle Mile Enjoy Mini-Renaissance
FPL partnered with Bayfront Trust Management and the city of Miami to bring more solar power to the community.