Duke Energy today celebrated the ceremonial grand opening of its new 1,640-megawatt Citrus Combined Cycle Station located at the 5,100-acre Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus County, Fla., about 85 miles north of Tampa. The station started producing energy for 4.5 million Floridians in late 2018.
Duke Energy is energizing its Florida communities with more than power. In 2018, the company invested more than $3 million in Sunshine State nonprofit organizations. In addition, company employees volunteered more than 20,000 hours of their time through multiple nonprofit projects.
Duke Energy today reiterated that help managing energy bills is available for any customer in Florida who may be experiencing financial hardship, including workers affected by the federal government shutdown, which is moving into its third week.
Duke Energy today announced the completion and operation of its new 74.9-megawatt Hamilton Solar Power Plant in Jasper, Fla. The plant’s carbon-free power is enough to energize more than 20,000 homes at peak production.
Duke Energy has selected the preferred routes and substation location for the Polk County Reliability Enhancement Project, designed to meet the increasing energy needs of those living and working in the growing heart of central Florida.