Hernando County, Florida Electric Profile

Hernando County ranks 27th out of 67 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its residents using over 2,100,000 megawatt hours.

Hernando County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 6.55% lower than the US average price, at 12.57 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

The use of renewable fuels for electricity generation in Hernando County grew by 32.86% last year.

Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in Hernando County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Hernando County uses 16008.88% of the electricity that it produces.

Hernando County is the 27th largest county in the state, with 193,920 residents residing in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,171,124 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    13,562 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    13,562 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    881,502,800 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,545.7 kg

Spring Hill CDP, FL Electric Overview

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Spring Hill CDP's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.94% higher than the average Florida rate of 11.82 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for citizens of the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $143.42 per month. Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 352nd worst in Florida out of 920 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 502,957,475.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spring Hill CDP

Spring Hill CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.111/kWh$195.89/mo.$95.09/mo.
585th12.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spring Hill CDP
649th$143.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spring Hill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spring Hill CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.3421,420,1342,919,734,774
Withlacoochee River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.41141.53,038,999346,846,000

Zips with electric coverage in Spring Hill CDP, Florida include: 34609, 34608, 34606, 34601, 34613, 34604, 34607

North Weeki Wachee CDP, FL Electric Overview

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North Weeki Wachee CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.94% higher than the average state price of 11.82 cents and 6.90% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 49,925.2 megawatt hours each year, Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $143.42. This is 19.28% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

North Weeki Wachee CDP emits 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 352nd worst polluting city out of 920 cities in the state. With total emissions of 37,302,060.59 kilograms, the city ranks 359th worst in Florida for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 92,232.45 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Weeki Wachee CDP

North Weeki Wachee CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.111/kWh$195.89/mo.$95.09/mo.
585th12.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Weeki Wachee CDP
649th$143.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Weeki Wachee CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Weeki Wachee CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.3421,420,1342,919,734,774
Withlacoochee River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.41141.53,038,999346,846,000

Zips with electric coverage in North Weeki Wachee CDP, Florida include: 34613, 34607, 34614

Brooksville, FL Electric Overview

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Brooksville has an average residential electricity rate of 12.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.94% higher than the average state price of 11.82 cents and 6.90% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 36,648.86 megawatt hours each year, Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $143.42. This is 19.28% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

Brooksville is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 37,089,242.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 21st worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brooksville

Brooksville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.111/kWh$195.89/mo.$95.09/mo.
599th12.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brooksville
649th$143.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brooksville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brooksville, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.3421,420,1342,919,734,774
Withlacoochee River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.41141.53,038,999346,846,000

Energy Production in Hernando County, Florida

Power Plants in Hernando County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
HernandoHernando Energy (100.00%)
Hernando County FL Landfill Gas 13,5628,908,656.3656.88

Hernando County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hernando County citizens average 4,545.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 21st highest in Florida out of 67 in this category. This equals a total emissions amount of 881,502,800.12 kilograms. The county has one electricity plant in the county. This is the 1432nd most power plants within a county and the 2030th highest number of plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US. In Hernando County, Landfill Gas is 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
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100.00%

Hernando County, Florida Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Hernando County include Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Duke Energy Florida, and Sumter Electric Cooperative The state of Florida has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Hernando County is 4.48%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Duke Energy Florida, and Sumter Electric Cooperative. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hernando County a rank of 1607th best in the nation out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Hernando County:

  • Brooksville, Florida:
    • Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 50.00%
  • Weeki Wachee, Florida:
    • Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Hernando County, Florida.

How many power plants are located within Hernando County, Florida?

There is one active power plant in Hernando County, Florida

What electricity company is the largest provider in Hernando County, Florida?

The largest electricity supplier in Hernando County, Florida by megawatt hours sold is Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hernando County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative75,437
2Duke Energy Florida31,683
3Sumter Electric Cooperative4,822

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-24