Florida Electric Transmission Line Siting Act (Florida)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Florida|
|Name||Florida Electric Transmission Line Siting Act (Florida)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Florida Department of Environmental Protection|
The Transmission Line Siting Act (TLSA) is the state’s centralized process for licensing electrical transmission lines which; (a) are 230 kV or larger; (b) cross a county line; and, (c) are 15 miles or longer. An applicant can request to use the act for a line less than 15 miles long or if within one county. The Act establishes a centralized and coordinated licensing process for the location of electric transmission line corridors and the construction, operation, and maintenance of electric transmission lines.
|Department||Florida Department of Environmental Protection|
|Address||3900 Commonwealth Blvd. Rd M.S. 48|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Fla. Stat. 403.52 through 403.5365|
|Authority 2:||Fla. Admin. Code 62-17|