Hillsborough County, Florida Electric Profile

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Usage of non-renewable fuels for electricity production has increased by 12.00% in Hillsborough County power generation facilities.

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Residents of Hillsborough County are paying, on average, 9.24% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 12.21 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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With 746,259 megawatt generated from solar power and 1,471,968 residents in Hillsborough County, the county averages 0.51 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 305th in the US out of 3220 counties.

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Hillsborough County is ranked 27th out of 67 counties in Florida for renewable electricity production per capita, at 0.62 megawatt hours per person each year.

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Hillsborough County is ranked as the 4th highest consuming county out of 67 counties in the state with 16,480,118.26 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers for their electricity needs.

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Hillsborough County is 1st in Florida rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 910,732.69 megawatt hours generated from renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    16,480,118 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    13,006,540 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    910,733 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    12,095,807 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.84 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,346,220,725 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,670.11 kg

Tampa, FL Electric Overview

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Tampa's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 2.67% more than the state's average price of 11.82 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $136.24 per month, while the state average is $131.88. Patrons in Tampa pay 3.30% more compared to the rest of the state. Tampa produces 3.10% of the electricity consumed in the city and must purchase power from plants outside of their city boundaries or rural area electricity generation plants.

Electricity use in Tampa results in 1,961,695,455.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 3rd most of any city in the state. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,057.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 15th highest polluting city in Florida for CO2 pollution per capita. Power generating plants in the city primarily use Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, which accounts for 53.43% of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Solar make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 43.71% and 2.86% of total electricity production, respectively. Tampa has the 4th most power generation plants of any city in Florida, with 4 total power plants. This is also the 48th most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tampa

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.110/kWh$174.72/mo.$95.44/mo.
471st12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tampa
522nd$136.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tampa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tampa, Florida

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Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.34No DataIcon representing missing value.21,420,1342,919,734,774
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED10.65127.212,70010,129,7441,078,972,668

Zips with electric coverage in Tampa, Florida include: 33647, 33612, 33614, 33615, 33617, 33610, 33619, 33604, 33613, 33611, 33618 and 13 other zip code(s).

Brandon CDP, FL Electric Overview

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Brandon CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.72% higher than the average state price of 11.82 cents and 9.73% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 401,581.13 megawatt hours each year, Tampa Electric is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $136.27. This is 13.33% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

Brandon 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 524,850,588.18 kilograms, the city ranks 22nd 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 1,297,736.76 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brandon CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.110/kWh$174.75/mo.$95.44/mo.
476th12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brandon CDP
528th$136.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brandon CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brandon CDP, Florida

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Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.34No DataIcon representing missing value.21,420,1342,919,734,774
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED10.65127.21No DataIcon representing missing value.10,129,7441,078,972,668

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

Riverview CDP, FL Electric Overview

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Riverview CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.72% higher than the average state price of 11.82 cents and 9.73% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 549,809.82 megawatt hours each year, Tampa Electric is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $136.27. This is 13.33% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

Riverview CDP 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 431,695,053.75 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 Riverview CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.110/kWh$174.75/mo.$95.44/mo.
476th12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Riverview CDP
528th$136.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Riverview CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Riverview CDP, Florida

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Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.34No DataIcon representing missing value.21,420,1342,919,734,774
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED10.65127.21No DataIcon representing missing value.10,129,7441,078,972,668

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

Energy Production in Hillsborough County, Florida

Power Plants in Hillsborough County, Florida

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H L Culbreath Bayside Power StationTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Natural Gas 7,875,0303,092,088,532.26392.64No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hillsborough County FL Natural Gas 3,840,373.012,947,142,500.04767.41No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hillsborough County Resource RecoveryHillsborough County (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 234,713490,656,434.12,090.45No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Mosaic Co Tampa FacilityMosaic Company (100.00%)
Gibsonton CDP FL Other 217,202151,848,802.56699.11No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hillsborough County FL Solar 149,672No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hillsborough County FL Solar 148,441No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hillsborough County FL Solar 145,417No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Little Manatee River SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Solar 139,635No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
McKay Bay FacilityTampa City of (100.00%)
Tampa FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 130,785259,646,708.61,985.29No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Grange Hall SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Solar 121,416No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Tampa FL Solar 2,700No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
IKEA Tampa 042IKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
Tampa FL Solar 1,156No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Hillsborough County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hillsborough County's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which makes up 10,420,092.12 megawatt hours (or 80.11%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Coal and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 9.67% (1,257,488.89 megawatt hours) and 5.74% (746,259 megawatt hours), respectively. There are 12 power generation plants in the county, which is the 2nd most plants in a county in the state and translates to the 34th highest number of plants per resident in the state. Hillsborough County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 8,346,220,724.68 kilograms, which is the 18th most of any county in the country. This total also equates to a ranking of 1217th worst in the nation for emissions per person.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
80.11%
COAL
Coal
9.67%
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Solar
5.74%
OTHER
Other
1.67%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.55%
OTHER
Other
1.26%

Hillsborough County, Florida Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Hillsborough County offering 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 viable. At the state level, Florida has commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 5.46%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hillsborough County a rank of 2345th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Power Companies in Hillsborough County, Florida

Providers In Each City in Hillsborough County:

  • Plant City, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 53.31%
    • Tampa Electric: 46.69%
  • Tampa, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 49.81%
    • Tampa Electric: 50.19%
  • Temple Terrace, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 50.00%
    • Tampa Electric: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Hillsborough County, Florida?

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1Tampa Electric444,544
2Duke Energy Florida69,438
3Peace River Electric333

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

Hillsborough County, Florida is home to 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

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

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

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

There are 12 power plants located in Hillsborough County, Florida

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16