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2012 Florida Statutes

F.S. 377.803
377.803 Definitions.As used in ss. 377.801-377.807, the term:
(1) “Act” means the Florida Energy and Climate Protection Act.
(2) “Department” means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
(3) “Person” means an individual, partnership, joint venture, private or public corporation, association, firm, public service company, or any other public or private entity.
(4) “Renewable energy” means electrical, mechanical, or thermal energy produced from a method that uses one or more of the following fuels or energy sources: hydrogen, biomass, as defined in s. 366.91, solar energy, geothermal energy, wind energy, ocean energy, waste heat, or hydroelectric power.
(5) “Renewable energy technology” means any technology that generates or utilizes a renewable energy resource.
(6) “Solar energy system” means equipment that provides for the collection and use of incident solar energy for water heating, space heating or cooling, or other applications that would normally require a conventional source of energy such as petroleum products, natural gas, or electricity that performs primarily with solar energy. In other systems in which solar energy is used in a supplemental way, only those components that collect and transfer solar energy shall be included in this definition.
(7) “Solar photovoltaic system” means a device that converts incident sunlight into electrical current.
(8) “Solar thermal system” means a device that traps heat from incident sunlight in order to heat water.
History.s. 4, ch. 2006-230; s. 59, ch. 2008-227; s. 516, ch. 2011-142.