Power Plant Demolition Video & The End Of Oil-Fired Generating Station

Power Plant Demolition Video & The End Of Oil-Fired Generating Station

Amid cheers and explosions, Florida Power & Light (FPL) demolished a 1960s-era oil-fired power plant on July 16. The Port Everglades Power Plant in Hollywood, Fla. was the company’s third power station to be demolished this year, according to a press release.

FPL plans to replace the Hollywood plant with natural gas-fired plant, according to the Miami Herald.

30 percent of U.S. electricity generation now comes from natural gas, according to 2012 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Petroleum power plants generate only one percent. image/article from : huffingtonpost.com read more >>

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