History

1960-1969

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1964 FPL Turkey Point Nuclear Plant

1964

The company began construction on a new power plant at Turkey Point on Biscayne Bay. This would eventually become the site of Florida’s first nuclear power plant.

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1966

The company's customer count grows to one million.

1969 NASA Apollo 11 Mission

1969

NASA's Apollo 11 mission, where the first astronauts walked on the moon, was launched from Kennedy Space Center. FPL supported the effort by building the Cape Canaveral Plant and strengthening the poles and wires in the area.