This report from Burns & McDonnell analyzes Florida’s renewable energy plan. It provides a market and policy context. Then, using an estimated load it discusses the mix of energy sources that could potentially be used to supply this electric demand, with a special emphasis on solar sources and some considerations about cost of investment. Lastly, the author lists some tips that utilities and regulators should consider when starting down a path that leads to 100% renewable energy.
Key words: utilities, renewables, energy generation