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01/07/2009 Contact: 850-413-6482

Florida Public Service Commission to Consider RPS Rule


TALLAHASSEE — The five-member Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will convene a Special Agenda Conference on Friday, January 9, 2009, to consider a draft Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) rule to be submitted to the Florida Legislature for ratification.

Legislation passed during the 2008 session directed the PSC to develop a RPS rule and submit it to the Legislature by February 1, 2009.

The Special Agenda Conference is scheduled for the following time and location:

Friday, January 9, 2009
1:30 p.m.

Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

The meeting is available online at www.floridapsc.com by selecting Commission Calendar on the top right of the Web page.

Additional information on the PSC’s renewable energy activities is located at: ElectricNaturalGas/RenewableEnergyActivities.

The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.



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