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A Bright Spot For The U.S. Solar Industry Is In The ‘Sunshine State’

Despite rising trade tensions and Donald Trump’s recent tariffs, soaring demand for clean power has prompted solar panel manufacturers in the US state of Florida to ramp up production. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Giant Battery, Solar Panels To Power Apartment & Retail Complex At Coconut Grove Metrorail Station

Solar panels are planned to cover the Grove Central buildings that will produce two megawatts of power; and massive underneath batteries that are the size of six shipping containers will store 20-megawatts per hour of electricity. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Weaves Green Roofs Into A Mixed-Use Development On Stilts In Miami

Dubbed Miami Produce, the project will activate the site with urban farming, restaurants, storefronts, co-working offices, co-living apartments and educational programming. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

How Miami Ranks In Sustainability Development

Looking at 100 populated metro areas that included the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metropolitan, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network just released its second annual report on U.S. city sustainability. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Power & Light Buys 1,287 Acres For Future Solar Farm Development

Representing one of the last opportunities to purchase a significant tract in the county, the SVN Florida Land Alliance coordinated the sale of the land, which is in an area known as The Acreage/Loxahatchee Groves. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Balenciaga Opens In Design District With A Storefront Made Of Solar Panels

Said to be the first of its kind worldwide, each 10 foot by 5 foot glass panel of the storefront generates 340 watts of electricity. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Skyscrapers Face The Apocalypse

At what looks like an abandoned airfield, the Miami’s Construction Research Lab has 38 sealed test chambers and all the equipment to replicate the forces of nature to subject a growing crop of building facades to mock hurricanes, monsoons and arctic blasts. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Can ‘Miami Modern’ Do For North Beach What ‘Art Deco’ Did For South Beach?

City leaders are moving to protect more than 200 mid-century apartment buildings across two new local historic districts — which comes with significant protection from demolition. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE