FPL offers in-person and virtual educational solar experiences all Floridians can enjoy

500 free zoo tickets available for FPL customers with advance sign up at SolarNow.FPL.com/SolarStaycation

BREVARD COUNTY - The Sunshine State is well on its way to becoming known as the “Solar State.” As Florida slowly continues to reopen with a priority on outdoor activities, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is offering 500 customers a free Solar Staycation with complimentary admission on July 25 to Brevard Zoo.

In Lands of Change: Australia and Beyond, kangaroos find shade “down under” the solar trees at Brevard Zoo. The three solar trees draw 10.2kW of clean energy from the sun and give visitors an opportunity to learn more about solar power and the importance of natural resources. For a sneak peek, click here to see the zoo’s solar energy in action and learn how animals benefit from the clean energy the trees produce.

FPL’s Solar Staycation program helps support local non-profit zoos throughout Florida, while giving customers a selection of solar experiences – both in-person and virtually. FPL’s free online virtual offerings include a book featuring all the SolarNow locations, educational videos from zoos around Florida, downloadable solar-themed coloring pages for children and solar backgrounds for virtual meetings.

Free day at Brevard Zoo: Saturday, July 25, 2020

Deadline to reserve tickets: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Virtual Solar Staycations: Now available at SolarNow.FPL.com/SolarStaycation

Visitors must RSVP in advance; tickets will not be available at the Zoo and are available on a first come, first served basis while quantities last. Limit of four per family; the deadline to redeem is July 23 at 5 p.m. EDT. Visit SolarNow.FPL.com/SolarStaycation to register.

Please refer to local guidelines to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Visit each location’s website to confirm hours of operation and special requirements, including wearing masks and social distancing. Event is rain or shine, and subject to the location’s operating schedule.

FPL’s SolarNow program has created solar trees and solar canopies at locations across Florida that allow people to see working solar panels that draw power from the sun. Through the SolarNow program, more than 50,000 participants have helped to transform local parks, zoos, museums, and community centers throughout the state into living classrooms for people of all ages to learn about solar.

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