Hillsborough County, Florida Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hillsborough County, Florida Electricity Overview

Hillsborough County generates 8.69 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 921st highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States for production per capita.

At $150.93, the Hillsborough County average monthly residential electric bill is 3.35% more than the Florida average.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has fallen by 1.74% within the last year in Hillsborough County.

Hillsborough County averages 0.61 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 1051st highest in the United States out of 3221counties.

Hillsborough County has the 6th highest electricity production in Florida out of 67 counties, generating 12,690,951 megawatt hours.

Hillsborough County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 9.72% below the US average rate, at 13.05 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    17,119,014 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,690,951 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    895,058 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    11,795,894 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.69 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,218,126,828 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,629.77 kg

Tampa, FL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Tampa home pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.49% below the average Florida rate of 13.10 cents. Electricity generation plants in the city have attained a 2.28% rise the use of renewable fuels versus non-renewable fuels. There has been a 14.99% increase in the amount of electricity produced from solar energy over the last year, which is an increase of 578 megawatt hours a year.

Tampa has 3 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 4th most plants in a single city within the state. About 53.22% of electricity in Tampa comes from production using Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Solar make up 43.54% and 3.23% of production, respectively. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Tampa averages 5,157.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. With total emissions of 1,985,248,171.16 kilograms, the city ranks 3rd worst in the state for total emissions from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tampa

Tampa residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.088/kWh$203.22/mo.$93.76/mo.
488th12.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tampa
732nd$150.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tampa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tampa, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED12.91150.413,01410,106,3331,304,536,341

Zips with electric coverage in Tampa, Florida include: 33647, 33612, 33614, 33615, 33610, 33617, 33604, 33619, 33613, 33611, 33618 and 14 other zip code(s).

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Brandon CDP, FL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Brandon CDP home pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.49% below the average Florida rate of 13.10 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $146.04, while the Brandon CDP average is 2.99% higher at $150.41 per month. This is the 732nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. The city has had a 0.43% drop in non-renewable fuel type usage in their electric production plants.

Coming in at as the 10th worst ranked city out of 960 cities in Florida, Brandon CDP releases 919,230,248.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More importantly, the city averages 8,019.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. Roughly 55.00% of Brandon CDP's electricity is generated using Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Brandon CDP has one power producing plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brandon CDP

Brandon CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.088/kWh$203.22/mo.$93.76/mo.
488th12.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brandon CDP
732nd$150.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brandon CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brandon CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED12.91150.4110,106,3331,304,536,341

Zips with electric coverage in Brandon CDP, Florida include: 33511, 33578, 33619, 33594, 33596, 33510, 33584, 33527

Riverview CDP, FL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Riverview CDP home pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.49% below the average Florida rate of 13.10 cents. Tampa Electric has an estimated 22,234 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $150.41 per month.

Coming in at as the 26th worst ranked city out of 960 cities in Florida, Riverview CDP releases 494,871,921.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,607.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 53rd ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Riverview CDP

Riverview CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.088/kWh$203.22/mo.$93.76/mo.
488th12.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Riverview CDP
732nd$150.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Riverview CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Riverview CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED12.91150.4110,106,3331,304,536,341

Zips with electric coverage in Riverview CDP, Florida include: 33511, 33578, 33579, 33569, 33573, 33598, 33534, 33503

Electricity Production in Hillsborough County, Florida

Power Plants in Hillsborough County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
H L Culbreath Bayside Power StationTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Natural Gas 8,605,1163,380,897,614.22392.89
Gibsonton CDP FL Natural Gas 2,866,5832,236,867,162.78780.33
Hillsborough County Resource RecoveryHillsborough County (100.00%)
Brandon CDP FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 235,723483,664,189.72,051.83
Mosaic Co Tampa FacilityMosaic Company (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Other 160,018111,544,804.8697.08
Hillsborough County FL Solar 158,226
Hillsborough County FL Solar 146,315
McKay Bay FacilityTampa City of (100.00%)
Tampa FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 132,677265,262,943.31,999.31
Grange Hall SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Solar 123,356
Wimauma CDP FL Solar 120,130
Little Manatee River SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Ruskin CDP FL Solar 102,687
Big Bend II SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Solar 35,686
Tampa FL Solar 3,014
IKEA Tampa 042IKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
Tampa FL Solar 1,420

Hillsborough County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hillsborough County has 13 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 114th most plants in a single county. Natural Gas makes up 79.73% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Hillsborough County. Coal and Solar make up 10.35% and 5.75% of production, respectively. Electricity use in Hillsborough County results in the release of 8,218,126,828.4 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 20th highest in the country out of 3221 counties. This total results in 5,629.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the county ranks 1219th worst in the country for pollution per capita.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
79.73%
COAL
Coal
Coal
10.35%
SOLAR
Solar
5.75%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.60%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.31%
OTHER
Other
1.26%

Hillsborough County, Florida Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Hillsborough County offering electricity. Of those 2, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Hillsborough County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 5.46% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 4.91%, resulting in a rank of 2256th best in the nation and a state rank of 41st best out of 3221 and 67 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Hillsborough County, Florida

Providers In Each City in Hillsborough County:

  • Plant City, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 87.46%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 12.54%
  • Tampa, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 100.00%
  • Temple Terrace, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Hillsborough County, Florida?

The largest electricity provider in Hillsborough County, Florida by total customer count is Tampa Electric.

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

Hillsborough County, Florida is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hillsborough County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Tampa Electric517,854
2Duke Energy Florida7,567

How many power plants are in Hillsborough County, Florida?

There are 13 active electricity plants located in Hillsborough County, Florida

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-09