Columbia County, Florida Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Columbia County, Florida Electricity Overview

There was a 2.87% increase in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year in Columbia County.

With 311,367 megawatt generated from solar power and 69,698 consumers in Columbia County, the county averages 4.47 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 8th out of 67 counties in Florida.

Columbia County is the 561st highest producing county in the nation out of 3221 counties when it comes to megawatt hours generated using sustainable fuel types.

Columbia County ranks 70th out of 3221 counties in the nation in solar power generation, with 311,367 megawatt hours produced from solar energy.

Releasing 190,637,735.71 kilograms of CO2 gases, Columbia County has the 1244th worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the US.

With a population of 69,698 residents, Columbia County is the 41st largest county by population in the state and the 783rd largest in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    789,437 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.33 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    311,367 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    311,367 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    190,637,736 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,735.2 kg

Lake City, FL Electricity Overview

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Lake City has an average residential electricity rate of 11.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.45% less than the average state rate of 12.41 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 5,134 total residential customers, Florida Power & Light is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Lake City average 4,516.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 88th worst polluting city out of 960 cities in Florida based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Lake City from electricity use is 55,685,521.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 301st highest amount in Florida. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 139,644.93 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake City

Lake City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.085/kWh$167.59/mo.$91.41/mo.
438th11.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake City
422nd$132.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake City, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED14.18148.7821,230,5303,009,856,064
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED11.79132.1463,344,1207,465,614,000
Suwannee Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.37135.73316,23739,114,000

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Watertown CDP, FL Electricity Overview

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Watertown CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.80% less than the average state rate of 12.41 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 1,071 total residential customers, Florida Power & Light is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Watertown CDP average 4,516.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 88th worst polluting city out of 960 cities in Florida based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Watertown CDP from electricity use is 13,631,187.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 575th highest amount in Florida. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 34,183.5 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Watertown CDP

Watertown CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.085/kWh$167.50/mo.$91.29/mo.
90th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Watertown CDP
77th$132.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Watertown CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Watertown CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED11.79132.1463,344,1207,465,614,000

Five Points CDP, FL Electricity Overview

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Five Points CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.24% less than the average state rate of 12.41 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 1,057 total residential customers, Florida Power & Light is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Five Points CDP average 4,516.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 88th worst polluting city out of 960 cities in Florida based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Five Points CDP from electricity use is 4,859,893.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 756th highest amount in Florida. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 12,187.36 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Five Points CDP

Five Points CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.085/kWh$167.50/mo.$91.29/mo.
480th12.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Five Points CDP
428th$133.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Five Points CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Five Points CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED11.79132.1463,344,1207,465,614,000
Suwannee Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.37135.73316,23739,114,000

Electricity Production in Columbia County, Florida

Power Plants in Columbia County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Columbia Solar Power PlantDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
Columbia County FL Solar 164,605
Sunshine Gateway Solar Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Columbia County FL Solar 146,762

Columbia County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Columbia County average 2,735.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, making them the 59th worst polluting county out of 67 counties in Florida based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the county from electricity consumption is 190,637,735.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 42nd highest amount in the state and 2438th in the US. The county is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 979th most power plants within a county out of the country's 3221 counties. In Columbia County, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation.

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Columbia County, Florida Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Columbia County selling electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Florida has above average regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Columbia County is 5.51%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy Florida, and Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Columbia County a rank of 2284th best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Columbia County:

  • Fort White, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Lake City, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 0.96%
    • Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative: 5.16%
    • Florida Power & Light: 93.88%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Columbia County, Florida?

By total megawatt hours sold, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity company in Columbia County, Florida.

How many power plants are within Columbia County, Florida?

Columbia County, Florida has 2 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Columbia County, Florida?

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Columbia County, Florida.

Which electricity companies offer service in Columbia County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Florida Power & Light65,054
2Duke Energy Florida53,134
3Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative3,751

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27