Energy

ERIC SILAGY

PRESIDENT & CEO, FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT, JUNO BEACH

FPL, the largest electric utility by sales in the U.S., serves more than 10 million Floridians with more than 9,000 employees. FPL has initiated a plan to install and operate 30 million solar panels by 2030, along with constructing the largest battery storage project in the world in Manatee County. “With our sister company NextEra Energy Resources, no company in the world has done more to reduce carbon emissions, as we are the world leader in generating renewable energy from the wind and sun,” Silagy says.

EDUCATION University of Texas-Austin (BA), Georgetown University (JD)
CIVIC CONTRIBUTION FPL employees volunteered more than 88,000 hours of time to causes across the state last year.
ALTERNATE CAREER? I would love to be flying for the United States Navy.
FLORIDA ISSUE Climate change is a global issue that is particularly relevant to Florida given our location, fragile ecosystems and healthy economic growth.

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Florida Power & Light

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