The owners of the CaneIslandPowerPark filed a site certification
application Tuesday with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to
begin the licensing and permitting process for a natural gas-fueled power
generator known as Cane Island Unit 4.
Kissimmee Utility Authority and the Florida Municipal Power Agency are
co-owners of CaneIslandPowerPark.
CaneIsland Unit 4 will be one of the cleanest and most
efficient plants in Florida, officials said.
It would be capable of generating enough electricity to serve about 60,000
As part of efforts to educate the public about the plant, the power companies
plan a community picnic and open house Saturday. The event will include a free
buffet and entertainment from to at the IntercessionCityCivicCenter, 1531 Immokalee St.