Manatee Battery Energy Storage Facility Unveiled at FPL Event

Dec 14, 2021

On December 13, 2021, Irby Crews placed the last of 54,000 batteries on-site at the Manatee Battery Energy Storage Facility. Later in the evening, Florida Power and Light “unveiled” the Manatee Battery Energy Storage Center with a community event that included laser lights and a drone show.

“It has a capacity to store enough energy to power 329,000 homes for two hours, and it’s also equivalent to 100 million iPhone batteries, which is nearly all the iPhones in the United States,” said Andrew Sutton, spokesperson for FPL told local news. Watch the news story here.

Local and national news media covered the story. Cilck the links below to see the coverage.

WTSP Tampa
Daily Energy Insider 
Energy Storage News
PV Magazine
Renewables Now
Renew Economy

Congratulations to the Irby team at Manatee for such an amazing accomplishment!

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