Electricity Rates in Florida
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Companies & Statistics in Florida
- Population see rank21,781,128
- Total Production see rank257,526,419 MWh / 11.82 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank260,634,904 MWh / 11.97 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank15,917,779 MWh / 0.73 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank100,895,479,049 kg / 4,632.24 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank241,646,994 MWh / 11.09 MWh per capita
Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Florida
Florida residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.
Historical Electricity Rates:
Florida Electricity Fuel Mix
Florida's Electricity Prices and Usage
Customers in Florida enjoy a lower residential electricity rate than most people around the country, with an average state electric rate of 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour compared to the United States average price of 15.34 cents. The state has a regulated electricity market, meaning customers may have only a few electricity provider choices to choose from when shopping for their electricity. Florida is the 29th highest ranked state in the nation for electricity use per capita, with an annual average of 11.97 megawatt hours consumed per citizen. Solar power usage for electricity production in the state has increased by 24.29% over the previous year. Consumers in Florida are faced with 1.21 electrical outages each year with outages lasting on average 72.48 minutes. Florida has recently made strides with a 16.27% rise in the previous year in the usage of renewable fuel types for electricity production.
Residential Electricity Providers in Florida
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Florida Power & Light||BUNDLED||13.52||154.05||69,525,376||9,401,937,070||133,870,911.06|
|Duke Energy Florida||BUNDLED||15.73||164.64||21,675,730||3,408,799,451||42,079,174.71|
|Jacksonville Electric Authority||BUNDLED||14.32||151.89||5,706,651||816,977,000||9,154,186.01|
|Gulf Power Company||BUNDLED||13.90||149||4,945,060||687,132,868||6,185,829.5|
|Lee County Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.47||126.26||3,077,225||322,089,000|
|Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||11.40||136.18||2,989,873||340,920,300|
|Orlando Utilities Commission||BUNDLED||12.60||124.31||2,707,351||341,160,700||6,064,286.62|
|Clay Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||11.54||135.54||2,286,541||263,801,400|
Commercial Electricity Providers in Florida
|Provider||Service Type||Commercial Rate (¢)||Commercial Average Bill ($)||Commercial Sales (MWh)||Commercial Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Florida Power & Light||BUNDLED||10.93||735.45||52,189,025||5,705,082,540||133,870,911.06|
|Duke Energy Florida||BUNDLED||11.62||717.51||15,679,094||1,822,439,536||42,079,174.71|
|Orlando Utilities Commission||BUNDLED||9.47||1,004.65||4,116,569||389,883,000||6,064,286.62|
|Jacksonville Electric Authority||BUNDLED||12.69||717.05||4,009,818||508,864,447||9,154,186.01|
|Gulf Power Company||BUNDLED||10.89||573.29||3,394,380||369,655,699||6,185,829.5|
|Lee County Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||8.97||447.42||1,231,032||110,452,400|
|Reedy Creek Improvement District||BUNDLED||9.01||5,133.09||1,056,583||95,229,000||447|
|Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||8.88||338.71||1,035,554||91,966,900|
Power Plants in Florida
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Turkey PointFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
West County Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
|Palm Beach County||Natural Gas||19,317,357.07||7,174,173,185.94||371.38|
|Hutchinson Island South CDP||Nuclear||16,652,902|
Crystal RiverDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
|Citrus County||Natural Gas||15,473,495.99||8,417,522,368.16||544|
Hines Energy ComplexDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
|Polk County||Natural Gas||12,077,436||4,703,642,451.9||389.46|
Fort MyersFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
|Lee County||Natural Gas||10,427,198||4,061,234,418.82||389.48|
Okeechobee Clean Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
|Okeechobee County||Natural Gas||9,961,984.02||3,386,932,880.38||339.99|
|Indiantown CDP||Natural Gas||9,383,213.01||3,571,185,934.46||380.59|
H L Culbreath Bayside Power StationTampa Electric (100.00%)
|Hillsborough County||Natural Gas||7,335,262||2,887,563,350.14||393.66|
The largest electricity company in the state of Florida by customer count is Florida Power & Light.
Florida ranks 10th in the United States for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.53 megawatt hours produced per person.
Florida emits 4,632.24 kilograms per capita of CO2 emissions. It is the 27th highest polluting state per capita.
Florida uses 1.21% more electricity than it produces.
The burning of coal in the production of electricity decreased in Florida during the course of the last year, with a decreased usage of roughly 14.54% taking place.
In Florida, 241,646,994.22 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel sources. Florida ranks 2nd worst in the nation for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuels.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|Indian River County||158,002||3||5||13.23||$149.90/mo|
|Palm Beach County||1,481,233||3||8||13.52||$152.31/mo|
|Santa Rosa County||184,345||4||4||13.91||$148.49/mo|
|St. Johns County||265,724||4||1||13.60||$152.04/mo|
|St. Lucie County||324,599||3||5||13.44||$149.40/mo|
Florida's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 74.32% of electricity generation coming from this fuel source. Nuclear and Coal are also important fuel types in the state, with 31,124,258 (12.09%) and 15,322,253.13 (5.95%) megawatt hours produced from each type, respectively. Coming in as the 2nd worst ranked state in the nation, the state releases 100,895,479,048.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. Additionally, the state ranks 27th worst in the nation for pollution per resident, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Florida has 233 electricity generation plants, which is the 13th highest amount in the nation and 49th most when counting plants per capita.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Electricity in Florida
Where does Florida get its electricity?
Florida's electricity is produced using mainly Natural Gas, which makes up 74.32% of the fuel used in the state. The second and third most used fuel sources are Nuclear and Coal, which account for 12.09% and 5.95% of total generation respectively.
Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Florida?
By total customer count, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity provider in Florida.
Does Florida have a deregulated electricity market?
No, Florida has a regulated electricity market where consumers often have only a single supplier choice for their electricity needs.
What is the average electric bill in Florida?
In 2023, Florida has an average electric bill of $157, while the United States average is $137.
How many power plants are located in Florida?
There are 233 power plants in Florida.
How many electric companies offer service in Florida?
Florida has 53 electricity providers serving customers in the area.
What electricity companies are in Florida?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Florida Power & Light||5,746,030|
|2||Duke Energy Florida||1,938,950|
|4||Jacksonville Electric Authority||507,554|
|5||Gulf Power Company||478,095|
|6||Orlando Utilities Commission||261,047|
|7||Lee County Electric Cooperative||233,150|
|8||Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative||232,186|
|10||Clay Electric Cooperative||183,532|
What is a good electricity rate in Florida?
A good electricity rate in Florida would be anything below the state average of 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour. Anything below that amount would be better than most other rates in the state. Currently, the different rates in the state range from 9.15 cents per kilowatt hour up to 15.73 cents per kilowatt hour.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Florida?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||City of Lake Worth Utilities||9.15||27,892|
|2||New Smyrna Beach Utilities||9.77||29,979|
|3||Lee County Electric Cooperative||10.47||233,150|
|5||City of Mount Dora Electric||10.67||6,001|
|8||Green Cove Springs Electric||10.87||4,459|