FPL Smoke Stack
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — Florida Power & Light Co. used 450 pounds of dynamite to demolish a 1960s power plant in Fort Lauderdale.
Success! On July 16, They demolished our 1960s-era Port Everglades Power Plant and in its place they are building a new, more fuel efficient plant that runs on clean, low-cost American natural gas. Construction is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2014 and when the new power plant comes online in 2016 it will:
Help keep bills low for our customers
Create jobs for Floridians
Boost the local economy
Be better for our environment