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October 18, 2017
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Business Florida - Industries

Clean Technology

| 9/22/2016

Florida Ranks...

  • 4th for clean tech employment with more than 92,000 jobs
  • 1,200 miles of coastline and proximity to the Gulf Stream support all types of ocean energy R&D and deployment

 

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Applied Gaia Corp. – Making plans to build a $60-million biomass plant in Perry that is expected to employ 300 workers and create energy by pyrolysis (burning biomass with no oxygen).

Duke Energy Florida – Opening the new 5-megawatt Perry Solar Facility in Taylor County, containing an array of 22,000 solar panels, as part of a long-range plan to install up to 500 MW of solar power in Florida by 2024.

Florida Power & Light – On track to begin generating 74 MW of power by the end of 2016 from its new Citrus Solar Energy Center in DeSoto County – one of three large-scale solar energy centers FPL will complete in 2016 to triple its solar capacity.

United Technologies Corp. – Constructing the 224,000-sq.-ft. “Center for Intelligent Buildings” in Palm Beach Gardens as a showcase for the latest developments in energy-efficient building technologies; 380 jobs expected.

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