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Electricity In Florida
- Total Consumption240,405,747 MWh / 11.19 MWh per capita
- CO2 Equivalent Emissions99,242,225,362 kg
- Total Production248,537,740 MWh / 11.57 MWh per capita
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Florida
Florida residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.
Energy Profile of Florida
Florida's Electricity Prices and Usage
The average electricity rate in Florida in 2021 is 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour and the nationwide average price is 13.33 cents. This makes Florida the 18th best priced state in the country by average electricity rate. The state has a regulated electricity market, meaning residents may have only one electricity company option to choose from when procuring their electricity. As the 28th worst polluting state based on emissions per person from electricity consumption, Florida customers account for emissions of 4,620.7 kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent gases each. The state produces 4.82% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 44th in the United States for ratio of renewable fuel sources to non-renewable sources. The state is home to 21,477,737 residents, making it the 3rd largest state by population in the nation. There has been a 60.42% increase in the amount of electricity generated from solar energy over the past year, which is an increase of 2,908,274.95 megawatt hours a year.
Electricity Providers in Florida
|Provider||Rate (¢)||Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)||State Emissions (KG)|
|Florida Power & Light||10.78||125.95||63,708,331||6,868,077,000||125,985,596.26||29,167,530,197.53|
|Duke Energy Florida||13.69||147.76||21,620,428||2,959,641,386||40,413,597.47||18,094,626,474.77|
|Jacksonville Electric Authority||11.40||126.08||5,752,097||655,634,000||9,955,700.01||11,590,508,979.44|
|Gulf Power Company||13.85||154.29||5,544,917||767,709,701||6,334,681.5||9,034,107,139.55|
|Lee County Electric Cooperative||10.46||125||2,875,266||300,741,400||1,694,302,111.66|
|Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative||11.80||139.68||2,850,741||336,293,200||1,672,897,429.4|
|Orlando Utilities Commission||12.06||120.91||2,600,463||313,554,200||6,309,072.74||7,524,503,907.08|
|Sumter Electric Cooperative||11.92||123.72||2,389,141||284,893,000||1,431,478,736.25|
|Clay Electric Cooperative||11.55||138.24||2,262,772||261,444,200||1,382,748,418.28|
Power Plants in Florida
|Plant||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions per MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
West County Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Turkey PointFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
St LucieFlorida Power & Light (92.55%)Orlando Utilities Commission (3.04%)Florida Municipal Power Agency (4.41%)
Crystal RiverDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
Hines Energy ComplexDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
MartinFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
SanfordFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Fort MyersFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
ManateeFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Okeechobee Clean Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Florida currently ranks 4th in the country in megawatt hours produced by solar power.
Florida had a 26.66% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.
Florida averages 0.56 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 44th most in the United States.
Non-renewable fuel types are used in the production of 95.18% of the megawatt hours produced in Florida, ranking it 2nd worst for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.
Florida ranks 17th in the United States in megawatt hours produced from coal usage.
During the course of the last year, there has been a 1.27% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Florida.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Rate (¢)||Avg. Electric Bill|
|Alachua County||269,043||13 providers||6||12.34||$127.59/mo|
|Baker County||29,210||15 providers||2||11.99||$139.39/mo|
|Bay County||174,705||9 providers||3||13.54||$152.01/mo|
|Bradford County||28,201||11 providers||11.90||$129.72/mo|
|Brevard County||601,942||7 providers||8||12.09||$135.90/mo|
|Broward County||1,952,778||6 providers||5||10.96||$126.89/mo|
|Calhoun County||14,105||11 providers||13.43||$147.44/mo|
|Charlotte County||188,910||6 providers||3||10.83||$126.89/mo|
|Citrus County||149,657||6 providers||1||12.40||$136.23/mo|
|Clay County||219,252||14 providers||1||11.24||$130.59/mo|
|Collier County||384,902||6 providers||1||10.84||$127.14/mo|
|Columbia County||71,686||11 providers||2||12.29||$135.50/mo|
|DeSoto County||38,001||7 providers||4||12.35||$140.63/mo|
|Dixie County||16,826||8 providers||13.16||$134.82/mo|
|Duval County||957,755||11 providers||13||11.18||$131.18/mo|
|Escambia County||318,316||9 providers||6||13.82||$155.83/mo|
|Flagler County||115,081||9 providers||11.74||$130.81/mo|
|Franklin County||12,125||10 providers||13.51||$148.89/mo|
|Gadsden County||45,660||17 providers||1||12.82||$137.71/mo|
|Gilchrist County||18,582||9 providers||1||12.53||$132.30/mo|
|Glades County||13,811||8 providers||12.13||$135.88/mo|
|Gulf County||13,639||8 providers||13.61||$152.91/mo|
|Hamilton County||14,428||9 providers||2||12.96||$136.24/mo|
|Hardee County||26,937||11 providers||3||12.03||$136.18/mo|
|Hendry County||42,022||6 providers||3||11.44||$131.40/mo|
|Hernando County||193,920||7 providers||1||12.50||$139.79/mo|
|Highlands County||106,221||8 providers||12.80||$143.34/mo|
|Hillsborough County||1,471,968||11 providers||13||11.83||$134.73/mo|
|Holmes County||19,617||11 providers||13.67||$150.18/mo|
|Indian River County||159,923||7 providers||3||11.64||$128.58/mo|
|Jackson County||46,414||17 providers||2||13.72||$149.48/mo|
|Jefferson County||14,246||7 providers||13.87||$141.19/mo|
|Lafayette County||8,422||8 providers||12.94||$135.25/mo|
|Lake County||367,118||13 providers||2||12.07||$122.46/mo|
|Lee County||770,577||5 providers||1||10.77||$126.81/mo|
|Leon County||293,582||10 providers||5||12.77||$132.56/mo|
|Levy County||41,503||13 providers||12.36||$129.22/mo|
|Liberty County||8,354||10 providers||1||13.25||$145.53/mo|
|Madison County||18,493||8 providers||13.75||$136.03/mo|
|Manatee County||403,253||10 providers||6||11.64||$136.00/mo|
|Marion County||365,579||14 providers||1||11.76||$124.40/mo|
|Martin County||161,000||6 providers||3||10.87||$119.71/mo|
|Miami-Dade County||2,716,940||5 providers||12.29||$147.18/mo|
|Monroe County||74,228||8 providers||1||11.68||$142.67/mo|
|Nassau County||88,625||13 providers||4||12.02||$139.01/mo|
|Okaloosa County||210,738||9 providers||1||13.07||$149.98/mo|
|Okeechobee County||42,168||7 providers||2||12.67||$141.27/mo|
|Orange County||1,393,452||12 providers||11||12.58||$133.29/mo|
|Osceola County||375,751||10 providers||5||12.38||$135.90/mo|
|Palm Beach County||1,496,770||6 providers||8||10.01||$105.24/mo|
|Pasco County||553,947||8 providers||4||12.20||$138.57/mo|
|Pinellas County||974,996||4 providers||5||13.27||$144.80/mo|
|Polk County||724,777||15 providers||23||11.50||$129.89/mo|
|Putnam County||74,521||14 providers||4||11.39||$127.78/mo|
|Santa Rosa County||184,313||9 providers||3||13.26||$153.84/mo|
|Sarasota County||433,742||7 providers||1||11.32||$132.44/mo|
|Seminole County||471,826||8 providers||2||12.20||$132.30/mo|
|St. Johns County||264,672||7 providers||11.09||$129.41/mo|
|St. Lucie County||328,297||9 providers||11.21||$124.09/mo|
|Sumter County||132,420||10 providers||11.98||$120.98/mo|
|Suwannee County||44,417||10 providers||3||12.53||$136.48/mo|
|Taylor County||21,569||7 providers||2||13.65||$137.01/mo|
|Union County||15,237||10 providers||1||12.07||$135.16/mo|
|Volusia County||553,284||9 providers||6||11.66||$124.30/mo|
|Wakulla County||33,739||6 providers||1||13.83||$143.65/mo|
|Walton County||74,071||13 providers||12.99||$148.75/mo|
|Washington County||25,473||13 providers||13.68||$151.10/mo|
Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a state. Florida averages 4,620.7 kilograms of CO2 equivalent emissions per person. This adds up to total emissions of 99,242,225,362.49 kilograms of CO2 & CO2 equivalent gases from electricity generation, making the state the 2nd highest for total emissions in the country. Electricity producing facilities in the state primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 73.39% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the state. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Nuclear at 11.91% and Coal at 8.06% of production. Florida has 212 electricity plants, which is 14th highest in the country and 50th highest when considering plants per resident.
FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Florida
What is the average electric bill in Florida?
The Florida average electric bill is $133 so far in 2021.
Where does Florida get its electricity?
Natural Gas is the main fuel source used for electricity generation in Florida, making up 73.39% of generation.
What is a good electricity rate in Florida?
A good electricity rate in Florida would be anything below the state average of 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour. Any amount below that would be better than most other rates in the state. Currently, the different rates in the state range from 8.39 cents per kilowatt hour up to 16.29 cents per kilowatt hour.