Renewable Energy in Florida

Florida Office of Energy – Florida’s Office of Energy is housed in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  It is the primary organization for the state's energy and climate change programs and policies.

The Florida Energy Systems Consortium - FESC was created by the Florida State government to promote collaboration among the energy experts at its 11 supported universities to share energy-related expertise. The Consortium’s role is to perform research and development on innovations in alternative energy strategies.

The Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Florida Atlantic University – The SNMREC researches the recovery of energy from the oceans’ renewable resources, particularly focusing on ocean currents and offshore thermal resources, with a goal to help promote economic development and energy independence for the nation.

Florida Solar Energy Center - As the state of Florida’s energy research institute, FSEC conducts
research in Building Science, Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal, Hydrogen and Alternative Fuels, Fuel Cells and other advanced energy technologies.

The Florida Public Service Commission – The PSC has regulatory authority over utilities services including electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater.  

U.S. Energy Information Administration, Independent Statistics and Analysis – EIA contains a map of Florida’s power plants with fuel sources, addresses, etc., and contains rankings comparing Florida to other states regarding fuel production, fuel consumption, and carbon emissions.

Database for State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency - DSIRE is a comprehensive
source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency featuring searchable databases.

The Florida Renewable Energy Association – FREA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes the development of clean energy in Florida through public education, political advocacy, and industry networking opportunities.

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy - SACE is a non-profit organization that promotes the advancement of clean energy solutions in the southeastern United States.  There are offices in several southeastern states, including Florida.

EARTHsteps - EarthSTEPS is a local consulting company focused on the integration of energy efficient practices into the business world.

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