Duke Energy Corp. completed and began operating the 74.9-MW Hamilton Solar Facility in Jasper, Fla., according to a Jan. 8 news release.
Originally developed by TradeWind Energy Inc., construction on the facility started in July 2018, and it was brought online Dec. 22, 2018.
The solar project is part of the company's strategic commitment to install or acquire 700 MW of solar energy in Florida through 2022.
Also in 2018, Duke Energy Florida LLC announced plans to start construction of the 74.9-MW Columbia Solar Plant in Fort White, Fla., in 2019.
Core Solar LLC will develop the Columbia facility, and it will be owned, operated and maintained by Duke Energy Florida. The project is expected to reach full operation in March 2020.