DSM Programs Incorporating Renewables (Florida)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Florida

Name DSM Programs Incorporating Renewables
Incentive Type Renewables DSM/IRP
Applicable Sector Utility
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Renewable Transportation Fuels
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Goal To save 1,300 MW of capacity and 1,800 GWh of energy by 2009

Last DSIRE Review 2002-09-10

References DSIRE[1]


The Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) has set a goal of saving 1,300 MW of capacity and 1,800 GWh of energy by 2009 through the use of conservation and demand-side management measures. Florida’s five investor-owned electric utilities and two largest municipal utilities, Jacksonville Electric Authority and Orlando Utilities Commission, are required to perform conservation measures pursuant to the requirements of the Florida Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act of 1980.

The FPSC is required to encourage the use of renewables as part of the demand side management programs. The FPSC requires that conservation programs be cost-effective, i.e., less costly than supply-side resources such as new plants or power purchases from other utilities.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1 Florida Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act of 1980

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Jim Dean
Department Florida Public Service Commission
Division General Council
Address 101 E. Gaines Street

Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32399-0850
Phone (850) 413-6058

Email Jdean@psc.state.fl.us


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"