Florida’s primary incentive for installing rooftop solar panels won’t be in for major changes for at least a year.
The Florida Public Service Commission held a workshop Thursday to understand the current landscape of a program that credits customers for extra renewable energy they produce. Regulators were flooded with more than 16,000 emails as of the workshop, many of which were form letters, urging the commission not to alter the program.
“That’s not what we’re doing here today,” commissioner Julie Brown said. The workshop was meant to be informational, as “the commission has not had a chance to look at our rule since it was passed in 2009.” [click for full story]