Duke Energy to build 5 megawatt solar facility near Epcot

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:38 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Duke Energy will build a facility near Epcot that will provide 5 megawatts of solar power to Walt Disney World. RCID voted Wednesday to accept a 15-year agreement with Duke. The energy company will lease the land from Disney, which will buy power. The solar farm will occupy about 20 acres near World Drive and Epcot Center Drive.

Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:58 AM
Thabto's avatar

Are they cutting down trees to build this?


Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:59 AM
LostKause's avatar

Yeah. They should build it over their parking lot or something.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:41 PM

If they needed a farm they would already have one.


Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:20 PM
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Proving once again that Michigan's Dorney Adventure Park is the ugly stepchild of the....


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Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:59 PM
Tekwardo's avatar

Or Maverick!

High five!


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Thursday, May 28, 2015 6:51 PM
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 7:15 PM
Jeff's avatar

This is one of the most masturbatory threads we've had in awhile. Yay us!

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:42 PM
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Notice how all the guys here get along in said masterbatory threads? I'm sure there's something Freudian there, but I'm not sure what.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:29 PM
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What has happened to Coasterbuzz?

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Calvin: "If your numbers go up, it means you're having more fun."

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:16 PM
HeyIsntThatRob?'s avatar

It's only masturbatory if tighty whitey twister is involved. Or the balls touch.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:24 PM

Aaaaand... That about covers it!

Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:25 PM
kpjb's avatar

Sorry I'm late.

Has anyone mentioned a hotel yet?


Friday, May 29, 2015 12:15 AM
Lord Gonchar's avatar

No one ever mentions pancakes anymore.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:41 AM
kpjb's avatar

or bedbugs...


Friday, May 29, 2015 12:41 AM

That's because someone stopped piping the artificial pancake smell into the forum that always makes everyone crave pancakes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:45 AM
birdhombre's avatar

Or cinder blocks.

Friday, May 29, 2015 1:41 AM
Vater's avatar

Bran muffin.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:03 AM
sirloindude's avatar

All these parks are getting awesome new rides and all Epcot has to justify its price increase is a lousy solar farm.

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:41 AM
rollergator's avatar

Since this is HW's weekend...

Should have built this facility big enough to produce 1.21 gigawatts...

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