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2011-05-20 12:30:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is delivering significantly stronger long-term shareholder returns than the industry or the market as a whole while providing exceptional value to its customers, Chairman and CEO Lew Hay said at the company's annual meeting today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/FL34682LOGO ) Going forward, the company's significant capital investment plans are expected to drive continued growth. Florida...

2011-03-05 11:15:00

INDIANTOWN, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company, along with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos, local public officials, construction workers, engineers, environmental experts and business leaders, today celebrated the first hybrid solar power plant in the world - FPL's Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) Spanning approximately 500 acres in western...

2010-06-15 08:00:00

LINTHICUM, Md., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydro's Extrusion Americas unit has signed an agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to supply custom aluminum extrusions for the first hybrid solar/fossil fuel energy generating facility in the world. When it comes online in late 2010, the Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center will produce 75MW. It will be the world's second-largest solar plant and the largest outside of California. The Indiantown, Florida facility will employ...

2008-07-15 12:00:53

Florida Power & Light Company today received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to begin construction of three solar energy centers that will make Florida the second largest supplier of utility-generated solar power in the nation. "Today's decision by the PSC represents a major step forward in making Florida a leader in solar power generation. At a time of record-setting fossil fuel prices and concern over global climate change, solar power helps to meet the goals...

2008-07-11 15:00:41

By Allison Ross, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Jul. 10--Here comes the SunPower. Florida Power & Light Co.'s announcement Thursday that it has chosen SunPower Corp. of San Jose, Calif., to build the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in the country in DeSoto County heralds "a new chapter" in the solar industry in America and the Sunshine State, SunPower said. SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR), a manufacturer of solar panels and systems, will install a 25-megawatt photovoltaic...

2008-06-25 15:03:01

Florida Power & Light Company, a subsidiary of clean energy leader FPL Group, Inc. (NYSE:FPL), today announced new solar energy projects that include the world's largest photovoltaic solar plant and first "hybrid" energy center, coupling solar thermal technology with an existing combined-cycle generation unit. "Pending regulatory approval, FPL will build 110 megawatts of solar power right here in the Sunshine State, making Florida No. 2 in the nation for solar energy," FPL Group...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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