To begin developing a Renewable Portfolio Standard as required by HB 7135 (Chapter Law No. 2008-227). The new law mandates that the Commission adopt rules for a renewable portfolio standard requiring each investor-owned utility to supply renewable ...  


  • RULE NO: RULE TITLE
    25-17.400: Renewable Portfolio Standard
    25-17.410: Renewable Portfolio Standard
    25-17.420: Renewable Portfolio Standard
    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To begin developing a Renewable Portfolio Standard as required by HB 7135 (Chapter Law No. 2008-227). The new law mandates that the Commission adopt rules for a renewable portfolio standard requiring each investor-owned utility to supply renewable energy to its customers directly, by procuring, or through renewable energy credits. The Commission must present a draft rule for legislative consideration by February 1, 2009. Docket No. 080503-EI.
    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Renewable Portfolio Standard for utilities. The staff will present a strawman draft rule proposal for discussion at the rule development workshop. The topics in the strawman proposal for discussion at the workshop will include: 1) Renewable Portfolio Standard Design, 2) Renewable Energy Credit Market and 3) Reporting Requirements for municipal electric and rural electric cooperatives.
    SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 350.127(2), 366.05 FS.
    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 366.02, 366.04, 366.041, 366.05, 366.81, 366.82, 366.91, 366.92 FS.
    A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
    DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, August 20, 2008, 9:30 a.m.
    PLACE: Betty Easley Conference Center, Room 148, 4075 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0850, (850)413-6770. One or more Commissioners may be in attendance and participate at the workshop
    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Office of Commission Clerk, 2540 Shumard Oak Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0850, (850)413-6770. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Judy Harlow, Office of Strategic Analysis and Governmental Affairs, or Cindy Miller, Office of General Counsel, 2540 Shumard Oak Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0850. Judy Harlow may also be reached at (850)413-6842 or jharlow@psc.state.fl.us. Cindy Miller may also be reached at (850)413-6082, or cmiller@psc.state.fl.us. A COPY OF THE DRAFT RULES MAY BE OBTAINED AFTER AUGUST 13, 2008.

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Subject:
Renewable Portfolio Standard for utilities. The staff will present a strawman draft rule proposal for discussion at the rule development workshop. The topics in the strawman proposal for discussion at the workshop will include: 1) Renewable Portfolio Standard Design, 2) Renewable Energy Credit Market and 3) Reporting Requirements for municipal electric and rural electric cooperatives.
Purpose:
To begin developing a Renewable Portfolio Standard as required by HB 7135 (Chapter Law No. 2008-227). The new law mandates that the Commission adopt rules for a renewable portfolio standard requiring each investor-owned utility to supply renewable energy to its customers directly, by procuring, or through renewable energy credits. The Commission must present a draft rule for legislative consideration by February 1, 2009. Docket No. 080503-EI.
Rulemaking Authority:
350.127(2), 366.05 FS.
Law:
366.02, 366.04, 366.041, 366.05, 366.81, 366.82, 366.91, 366.92 FS.
Contact:
Judy Harlow, Office of Strategic Analysis and Governmental Affairs, or Cindy Miller, Office of General Counsel, 2540 Shumard Oak Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0850. Judy Harlow may also be reached at (850)413-6842 or jharlow@psc.state.fl.us. Cindy Miller may also be reached at (850)413-6082, or cmiller@psc.state.fl.us. A COPY OF THE DRAFT RULES MAY BE OBTAINED AFTER AUGUST 13, 2008.
Related Rules: (3)
25-17.400.
25-17.410.
25-17.420.