Duke Energy has completed three battery projects in Florida totaling nearly 34 MW. The projects were first announced in 2020.
“Duke Energy Florida is committed to a clean energy future for our customers and communities,” said Melissa Seixas, Duke Energy Florida state president. “With each new battery site, Duke Energy takes another important step in expanding new storage technologies in Florida while maximizing benefits to our customers and the grid.”
Completed projects include:
- The nearly 18-MW lithium battery project co-sited with the existing 45-MW Lake Placid Solar Power Plant in Highlands County.
- The 11-MW Trenton lithium battery facility located 30 miles west of Gainesville in Gilchrist County.
- The 5.5-MW Cape San Blas lithium battery project located 40 miles southeast of Panama City in Gulf County.
In 2022, Duke Energy will have six battery sites in operation in Florida totaling 50 MW of energy storage.
News item from Duke Energy