Duke Energy Florida will build three solar projects totaling almost 195 MW this year

Duke Energy Florida (DEF) will begin construction on three new solar projects before the end of the year.

The Lake Placid Solar Power Plant will be built on 380 acres in Highlands County. The 45-MW tracking system is expected to be in service in December 2019 and will be owned, operated and maintained by DEF. DEF acquired the development rights to the project from EDF Renewables, and DEF is responsible for all remaining development activities, including construction.

The Trenton Solar Power Plant will occupy about 580 acres in Gilchrist County. The 74.9-MW tracking system is expected to be in service in December 2019. The solar power plant will be owned, operated and maintained by DEF. DEF acquired the development rights to the project from Southeast Solar & Power, and DEF is responsible for all remaining development activities, including construction.

The DeBary Solar Power Plant will be built on about 445 acres in Volusia County. The 74.5-MW fixed-tilt system is expected to be in service in March 2020. The solar power plant will be developed, owned, operated and maintained by DEF. DEF developed the project on company-owned land in the city of DeBary.

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