Public Utilities (Florida)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Florida|
|Name||Public Utilities (Florida)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Generating Facility Rate-Making|
|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 Public Service Commission|
Chapter 366 of the Florida Statutes governs the operation of public utilities, and includes a section pertaining to cogeneration and small power production (366.051). This section establishes the state's support for incorporating cogenerators and small power producers into the grid, and directs the Public Service Commission to establish regulations and guidelines pertaining to the sale of electricity from these generators to electric utilities. Public utility power purchasing rates must be equal to the purchasing utility's full avoided costs.
|Department||Florida Public Service Commission|
|Address||2540 Shumard Oak Blvd.|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Fla. Stat. 366.051|
|Authority 2:||Fla. Admin. Code 25-6 (Electric Utilities)|
|Authority 3:||Fla. Admin. Code 25-7 (Gas Utilities)|