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Published:December 5th, 2009 20:18 EST
Solar Panels

90,000 Solar Panels to Power more than 3,000 homes

By SOP newswire2

On October 27th, President Barack Obama joined SunPower and Florida Power & Light Company officials for the commissioning of the largest photovoltaic solar facility in the nation " the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center.

The DeSoto Solar Energy Center, which uses more than 90,000 solar panels to power more than 3,000 homes, is a monumental milestone in the movement toward a clean energy economy.

"For the very first time, a large-scale solar power plant - the largest of its kind in the entire nation - will deliver electricity produced by the sun to the citizens of the Sunshine State. And I think it`s about time," said President Obama.



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