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Section 366.92, Florida Statutes 2006

366.92  Florida renewable energy policy.--

(1)  It is the intent of the Legislature to promote the development of renewable energy; protect the economic viability of Florida's existing renewable energy facilities; diversify the types of fuel used to generate electricity in Florida; lessen Florida's dependence on natural gas and fuel oil for the production of electricity; minimize the volatility of fuel costs; encourage investment within the state; improve environmental conditions; and, at the same time, minimize the costs of power supply to electric utilities and their customers.

(2)  For the purposes of this section, "Florida renewable energy resources" shall mean renewable energy, as defined in s. 377.803, that is produced in Florida.

(3)  The commission may adopt appropriate goals for increasing the use of existing, expanded, and new Florida renewable energy resources. The commission may change the goals. The commission may review and reestablish the goals at least once every 5 years.

(4)  The commission may adopt rules to administer and implement the provisions of this section.

History.--s. 18, ch. 2006-230.