Black & Veatch and Blattner Energy Selected for FPL’s Eight Solar Projects

first_img Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR In order to minimize the impact on the local environment, the panels will be built on racks that fit directly into the soil, rather than onto concrete bases. The areas chosen also avoid wetlands. Blattner Energy will be the EPC contractor for the four 74.5-MW solar power plants targeted for Dec. 31, 2017, completion: FPL Coral Farms Solar Energy Center, Putnam County; FPL Horizon Solar Energy Center, Alachua and Putnam Counties; FPL Indian River Solar Energy Center, Indian River County; and FPL Wildflower Solar Energy Center, DeSoto County. Facebook 3.16.2017 “Solar is an integral part of our affordable clean energy strategy, but we also have a duty to invest responsibly on behalf of our customers. It’s incredibly important to us that these major projects be done right,” said Eric Silagy, FPL president and CEO. “It’s no easy feat to build eight solar plants. We’ve selected project partners who share our commitment to quality, affordability and efficiency.” Previous articleDONG Energy Decommissions World’s First Offshore Wind FacilityNext articleNuScale Power’s SMR Design Accepted for NRC Review chloecox The eight solar developments recently announced by Florida Power & Light will be constructed by Blattner Energy and Black & Veatch. Twitter Southern Power acquiring 118-MW Oklahoma wind project developed by Vestas’ NA unit FPL estimated the average capital cost across the eight plants will be less than $1,500 per kWac, which would make them among the least-expensive solar facilities ever built in the United States. FPL currently operates more than 335 MW of solar capacity. Black & Veatch recently built three 74.5 MW solar plants for FPL in 2016.center_img RenewablesNew ProjectsSolar Black & Veatch will be the EPC contractor for the four 74.5-MW solar power plants targeted for March 1, 2018, completion: FPL Barefoot Bay Solar Energy Center, Brevard County; FPL Blue Cypress Solar Energy Center, Indian River County; FPL Hammock Solar Energy Center, Hendry County; and FPL Loggerhead Solar Energy Center, St. Lucie County. Construction on these sites will be performed by Overland Contracting Inc., a Black & Veatch company. TAGSFPL Facebook By chloecox – Renewable project management firm Bradley acquired by Bureau Veritas By Editors of Power Engineering Linkedin Linkedin Black & Veatch and Blattner Energy Selected for FPL’s Eight Solar Projects CPV says it has developed 400+ MW of renewable capacity on former coal mines No posts to displaylast_img read more