Who Said That?
Florida's quote of the day
"This is a little step in the right direction if we want to continue to survive on this planet."
Orlando has begun to harvest energy from its new "solar garden," which is providing power for dozens of homes and businesses that want to tap the sun's energy but can't do it on their own.
Orlando Utilities Commission has signed up 39 customers willing to pay slightly more to support the newly constructed power plant.
One customer, Robert Swanson, who runs a property-leasing business, soon regretted his decision to purchase just 7,000 watts of the system's 400,000 watts of capacity. He decided he wanted 15,000 watts — more than enough to run a typical home — but the extra power wasn't available because the system sold out in just days.
Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.