Florida - SB 456 - 2017

Relating to public utilities; amending s.366.02, F.S.; exempting certain producers of renewable solar-based energy from being defined as a public utility; providing an effective date.

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Added On: 02-28-2017
Updated On: 06-03-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose Javier (Senate/Democratic)

Actions (6)

  • 01-24-2017 - Filed
  • 02-09-2017 - Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Community Affairs; Rules
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-28-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 03/28/17, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
  • 05-05-2017 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
  • 05-05-2017 - Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities

News (2)

Pro-consumer Florida energy bills would expand solar, repeal nuclear fees - Palm Beach Post (blog)
Published by protectingyourpocket.blog.palmbeachpost.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:40:21 GMT

SB 456, allowing property owners to generate and distribute solar energy to residents and tenants on their own property. The bill is supported by a broad range of groups including business groups, agricultural interests, and consumer advocates. SB 974 ...

Florida bill protects on-site solar use from PSC regulations - pv magazine USA (press release) (blog)
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:49:39 GMT

In the latest sign that solar is catching on as quickly as Pokemon Go once did, Senator José Javier Rodríguez introduced Senate Bill (SB) 456, which would allow solar-energy producers to sell electricity to users on the property without being labeled ...