Renewable Energy Easements & Rights Laws

Florida law also allows for the creation of easements for the purpose of maintaining exposure of a solar energy system to sunlight. Easements must be created in writing, and recorded and indexed …
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Wind (Small)

 

Solar and CHP Sales Tax Exemption

This exemption was originally set to expire July 1, 2002, but it was extended for three more three years. In May 2005, the exemption was made permanent upon the enactment of H.B. 805.
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Agricultural
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Combined Heat & Power, Solar Pool Heating

 

Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit

This annual corporate tax credit is equal to $0.01 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity produced and sold by the taxpayer to an unrelated party during a given tax year. For new facilities (plac…
Eligibility: Commercial
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Orlando Utilities Commission- Solar Programs

The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) also offers incentive for solar hot water heating systems. Commercial solar hot water heating systems receive a $0.03 per kWh equivalent. Residential…
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics

 

Net Metering

Customer net excess generation (NEG) is carried forward at the utility’s retail rate (i.e., as a kilowatt-hour credit) to a customer’s next bill for up to 12 months. At the end of a 12-month…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Interconnection Standards

Florida’s interconnection rules include provisions for three tiers of renewable-energy systems:
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Miami-Dade County- Expedited Green Buildings Process

In an effort to promote environmentally sensitive design and construction, the Miami-Dade County Commissioners passed an ordinance in June 2005 to expedite the permitting process for “green”…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps… More

 

Local Option- Special Districts

Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing effectively allows property owners to borrow money to pay for energy improvements. The amount borrowed is typically repaid via a special assessment…
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Miami-Dade County- Voluntary Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program

Note: In 2010, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which has authority over mortgage underwriters Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, directed these enterprises against purchasing mortgages of homes…
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

Broward County Online Solar Permitting

Broward County now offers Go SOLAR Online Permitting*, for rooftop solar photovoltaic system permitting. This online permitting system may be used for residential or low commercial properties that…
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy