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Florida Power & Light Signs On As Official Solar Energy Provider Of Miami ePrix

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 03 / 15

Electric utility company Florida Power & Light has signed on as the official solar energy provider of the FIA Formula E race in downtown Miami. The sponsorship deal for the first electric car race held in the U.S. was announced on Monday. Andretti Sports Marketing, organizer of the Miami ePrix, ...

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