Florida prison puts solar in the slammer with $45m revamp

Jessica Shankleman
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Constellation promises to save prison complex $79m during next 19 years with major retrofit

A giant prison complex in Florida is poised to undertake a major green retrofit that promises to save $79m ($51m) in energy and water bills during the next 19 years. Energy company Constellation confirmed...

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