Clean Energy in Florida

Global leaders in solar energy, sustainability, EV, biofuels and more are growing in Florida. Thanks to the state’s strategic location, transportation infrastructure and skilled workforce, Florida’s renewable energy companies are poised to lead the industry into the future.  

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Powering the Next Generation in The Sunshine State

1st in the Southeast U.S. for battery manufacturing

1st in the U.S. for publicly available electric vehicle charging stations

2nd for solar jobs in the U.S.

1st in the Southeast U.S. for solar manufacturers

2nd in the U.S. for electric vehicles owned

2000+ MW of solar capacity operated by FPL

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Florida Power & Light’s unprecedented “30-by-30” plan to install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030, totaling more than 11,000 MW of solar energy generation, will make the state of Florida a world leader in solar energy.

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Companies are Building the Renewable Energy Future in Florida

From jets and boats to food and beverages to semiconductors and batteries, companies here are making the products that make the world turn. Not only are they impacting the world, but they’re keeping climate change, fossil fuel emissions, greenhouse gases and unnecessary energy consumption top of mind.


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A Solar Revolution

Florida ranks 3rd in the U.S. for installed solar capacity. There are 410+ solar companies in the state, including manufacturers, installers, developers and more..

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An Energy Storage Leader

FPL operates the world’s largest solar-powered battery storage facility. The Manatee Solar Energy Center battery system will extend the benefits of solar even when the sun is not shining.

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Make Something Big in Florida

The state is No. 2 in the U.S. for total manufacturing job creation over the last five years according to the BLS.

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FloridaMakes strengthens Florida's manufacturing sector by helping manufacturers expand market opportunities, develop customized business strategies, adopt best practices and assess opportunities for new technology and training.

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The WonderFL campaign is a first-of-its-kind campaign to promote the state of Florida as an ideal location to live, work and play. It features statewide and regional websites promoting the unique work/life balance, employment opportunities and quality of life found in Florida. What will your life be in FL?

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Manufacturers Association of Florida

MAF is Florida's premier advocacy association organized to improve the business climate for manufacturers in Florida. From identifying renewable energy sources to tax credits and incentives, the state of Florida is here to help your business.

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CareerSource Florida

Florida's statewide workforce policy and investment board, helping connect businesses with the talented workforce and training needed to succeed and grow.

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News Room

Dec 15, 2021
8 min

Destin, Florida’s Hurlburt Field will undergo a comprehensive energy infrastructure upgrade. The project, led by Schneider Electric, will modernize infrastructure that supports critical power supply and grid stability needs at the base, which is home to the US Air Force’s Special Operations Command (HQ AFSOC). Through the $22.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Schneider Electric, the project will reduce Hurlburt Field’s energy costs by 17.7% – resulting in $1.5 million in savings annually over the 22-year contract term for the US Defense Department (DoD).

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Dec 14, 2021
5 min

FPL unveiled the battery at its Manatee Solar Energy Center Monday. It’s “the world’s largest battery when measured by generating output and the world’s largest solar-powered battery when measured by both total output and capacity per hour,” according to the company. The battery is measured at 409 megawatts and 900 megawatt hours. That gives it the power of 100 million iPhone batteries and allows it to power nearly 330,000 homes for more than two hours.

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Jun 23, 2021
5 min

During a virtual event Wednesday where the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), a regional nonprofit focused on the transition to clean energy, shared details on their fourth annual “Solar in the Southeast” report, lead author and SACE’s Solar Program Director Bryan Jacob announced that the Sunshine State had surpassed North Carolina to become the region’s “solar leader.”

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