Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 896
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Regulated Industries (Brodeur) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments)
    3         Delete lines 26 - 45
    4  and insert:
    5  from a method that uses one or more of the following fuels or
    6  energy sources: hydrogen produced or resulting from sources
    7  other than fossil fuels, biomass, solar energy, geothermal
    8  energy, wind energy, ocean energy, and hydroelectric power. The
    9  term includes the alternative energy resource, waste heat, from
   10  sulfuric acid manufacturing operations and electrical energy
   11  produced using pipeline-quality synthetic gas produced from
   12  waste petroleum coke with carbon capture and sequestration.
   13         (f)“Renewable natural gas” means anaerobically generated
   14  biogas, landfill gas, or wastewater treatment gas refined to a
   15  methane content of 90 percent or greater which may be used as a
   16  transportation fuel or for electric generation or is of a
   17  quality capable of being injected into a natural gas pipeline.
   18         (9)The commission may approve cost recovery by a gas
   19  public utility for contracts for the purchase of renewable
   20  natural gas in which the pricing provisions exceed the current
   21  market price of natural gas, but which are otherwise deemed
   22  reasonable and prudent by the commission.
   23         Section 2. Paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section
   24  366.92, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   25         366.92 Florida renewable energy policy.—
   26         (2) As used in this section, the term:
   27         (b) “Renewable energy” includes means renewable energy and
   28  renewable natural gas as those terms are defined in s. 366.91(2)
   29  s. 366.91(2)(d).
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   32  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
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   34  and insert:
   35  and paragraph (f) are added to that subsection, present
   36  paragraph (d) of that subsection is amended, and subsection (9)
   37  is added to that section, to read:
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   40  And the title is amended as follows:
   41         Delete lines 3 - 6
   42  and insert:
   43         366.91, F.S.; defining and redefining terms;
   44         authorizing the Florida Public Service Commission to
   45         approve cost recovery by a gas public utility for
   46         certain contracts for the purchase of renewable
   47         natural gas; amending ss. 366.92,