Florida Public Utilities offers rebates to electric residential customers who improve the efficiency of homes. Central air conditioners and heat pumps which meet program requirements are eligible for a $100 rebate from FPU. Units must be 14 SEER or higher in order to be eligible. Contact FPU for more information on this program.
Florida Public Utilities offers the Energy for Life Conservation program to commercial electric customers to save energy in facilities. Rebates are available for lighting, chiller, heat pump, air conditioning, and window film applications. Lighting and chiller rebates vary based upon the amount of energy saved through the equipment upgrade. All program equipment must be met in order to qualify for rebates. Contact FPU for more information on these offerings.
Florida Public Utilities offers the Energy for Life Conservation Program to its residential natural gas customers to save energy in their homes. Rebates are available for existing residences and new construction. Customers can receive rebates for installing new energy efficient natural gas tankless water heaters, tank water heaters, heating systems, stoves, and clothes dryers. The rebate amount depends on whether the customer is replacing existing natural gas equipment or converting from electric to natural gas.
Note:The Florida Power and Light (FPL) 2013 solar PV rebate program is fully subscribed and the limited "standby list" is full. Customers on the standby list will be contacted in the numerical order of which applications are received should funds become available due to cancelled reservations. Applicants who do not receive a rebate for 2013 can apply for a 2014 rebate beginning in October 2013.
Florida Power and Light (FPL) offers rebates to residential customers who implement certain energy efficiency improvements in eligible homes. HVAC rebates are available for the replacement of air conditioning or heat pump systems as well as for the completion of a duct system repair.
Florida Power and Light (FPL) offers incentives for its business customers to upgrade the HVAC system, building envelope, water heating, refrigeration and lighting systems. The individual rebates vary according to system size and efficiency rating. All equipment must meet program requirements for purchase, installation and energy efficiency. Additionally, custom projects which trim at least 25 KW off of facility peak-demand may be eligible for incentives from FPL.
Florida Keys Electric Cooperative offers residential members rebates for installing energy efficient measures. To qualify for rebates, members must first call FKEC and make an appointment for a free home energy audit. An FKEC trained auditor will assess the home and make recommendations for energy savings. From those recommendations members can qualify for rebates for installations such as:
The Florida Growth Fund can provide investments in technology and growth-related companies through co-investments with other institutional investors. The Fund awards preference to companies headquartered in, or conducting a significant portion of their business in Florida. In addition, companies must demonstrate a clear path to profitability and have experienced management teams.
The State Land Planning Agency, established within the Department of Economic Opportunity, has the authority to oversee land planning, zoning, and development activities in the state. The Agency is responsible for establishing land and water management policies to guide and coordinate local decisions relating to growth and development; when possible, such state land and water management policies are implemented by local governments.
The Power Plant Siting Act (PPSA) is the state’s centralized process for licensing large power plants. One license—a certification— replaces local and state permits. Local governments and state agencies within whose jurisdiction the power plant is to be built participate in the process. For the purpose of the Act, an electrical power plant is defined as any steam or solar electrical generating facility using any process or fuel, including nuclear materials, with a generating capacity of 75 MW or greater.