A New Generation...A Multi-User Spaceport
Electrical power is purchased from Florida Power and Lights at 115 kV and stepped down to 13.8 kV at two locations to serve KSC. The Center owns and maintains the 13.8 kV medium voltage distribution system which serves the facilities.
In a unique public-private partnership between Florida Power and Light (FPL) and NASA, a commitment to bringing clean-energy solutions to the state of Florida is demonstrated through the construction of solar photovoltaic power facilities at KSC. The partnership between NASA and FPL is helping to provide clean, renewable power to Florida residents, support America’s space program by supplying electricity directly to Kennedy Space Center, and is also helping to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and improve the environment.
A FPL solar array located in the southern portion of KSC produces an estimated 10 megawatts of clean, emissions-free power for FPL customers, which is enough energy to serve approximately 1,100 homes. A separate solar facility of approximately one megawatt located in the Industrial Area provides clean power directly to Kennedy Space Center and is helping NASA meet its renewable energy goals. Additional solar photovoltaic power facilities are planned for the future.
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