Lee County, FL: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

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Lee County, Florida Electricity Overview

At $168.8, the Lee County average monthly residential electric bill is 22.30% higher than the nationwide average bill.

Roughly 98.86% of Lee County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 107th highest county in the county out of 3230 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

Renewable electricity sources account for 1.14%, or 103,649.22 megawatt hours, of Lee County's total energy generation.

Lee County's average residential electricity rate is 14.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.51% lower than the US average rate of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lee County emitted 3,993,673,410.81 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 8th worst polluting county in the state.

Residents in the county are faced with an average of 0.55 power outages per year, with outages lasting on average 48.07 minutes.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    9,226,571 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.22 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,068,592 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    103,649 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,964,943 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,993,673,411 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,855.81 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Cape Coral

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Cape Coral Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.16¢ per kWh

  • 0.26% lower than last month
  • 6.98% lower than April last year
  • 3.38% lower than the Florida average
  • 16.27% lower than the US average
  • 518th in the state out of 958 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 393 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 398 since April last year
  • 10,806th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,766 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,051 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.6¢ per kWh

  • 0.6% lower than last month
  • 4.38% higher than April last year
  • 3.42% lower than the Florida average
  • 9.45% lower than the US average
  • 122nd in the state out of 958 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 15,920th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 258 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,254 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$138.03 per month

  • 1.63% higher than last month
  • 15.92% lower than April last year
  • 6.53% higher than the Florida average
  • 22.42% higher than the US average
  • 864th in the state out of 958 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 38 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 585 since April last year
  • 27,893rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,154 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,157 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$174.92 per month

  • 1.23% lower than last month
  • 2.62% higher than April last year
  • 7.57% higher than the Florida average
  • 28.54% higher than the US average
  • 709th in the state out of 958 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 194 since April last year
  • 29,948th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 262 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,721 since April last year

Cape Coral, FL Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Cape Coral are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 122nd out of 960 cities in the state. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Cape Coral average is 26.73% more at $174.92 per month. Lee County Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity consumption in Cape Coral results in the release of 882,223,870.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 11th highest in the state out of 960 cities. This total results in 4,065.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 139th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cape Coral

Cape Coral residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.091/kWh$240.44/mo.$93.00/mo.
122nd14.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cape Coral
709th$174.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cape Coral Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cape Coral, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lee County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.60174.773,132,787.54457,531,413.2

Zips with electric coverage in Cape Coral, Florida include: 33914, 33990, 33909, 33904, 33993, 33991, 33903, 33955

Lehigh Acres CDP, FL Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Lehigh Acres CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 135th out of 960 cities in the state. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $169.49. This is 22.80% higher than the nationwide average bill of $138.02. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 0.55 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 48.07 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages each year and 171.11 minutes per outage.

Electricity consumption in Lehigh Acres CDP results in the release of 556,655,191.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 17th highest in the state out of 960 cities. This total results in 4,065.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 139th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lehigh Acres CDP

Lehigh Acres CDP residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.087/kWh$231.33/mo.$91.97/mo.
135th14.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lehigh Acres CDP
536th$169.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lehigh Acres CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lehigh Acres CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED14.94166.0768,983,99810,307,567,070
Lee County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.60174.773,132,787.54457,531,413.2

Zips with electric coverage in Lehigh Acres CDP, Florida include: 33905, 33971, 33936, 33913, 33974, 33976, 33973, 33972, 33920

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Fort Myers, FL Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Fort Myers are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 525th out of 960 cities in the state. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $166.19. This is 20.41% higher than the nationwide average bill of $138.02. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 0.55 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 48.07 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages each year and 171.11 minutes per outage.

Electricity consumption in Fort Myers results in the release of 390,057,087.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 33rd highest in the state out of 960 cities. This total results in 4,065.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 519th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Myers

Fort Myers residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.085/kWh$225.81/mo.$91.34/mo.
525th14.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Myers
505th$166.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Myers Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Myers, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED14.94166.0768,983,99810,307,567,070

Zips with electric coverage in Fort Myers, Florida include: 33905, 33990, 33917, 33919, 33971, 33913, 33916, 33907, 33901, 33903, 33912 and 1 other zip code(s).

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Electricity Production in Lee County, Florida

Power Plants in Lee County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lee County FL Natural Gas 8,836,8613,455,025,409.52390.98
Lee County Solid Waste EnergyLee County Board-Commissioners (100.00%)
Buckingham CDP FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 231,731481,391,997.522,077.378/2072

Lee County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lee County's power plants primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 97.40% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste is used to make 126,680.4 megawatt hours (1.40%) of electricity generation and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste makes up 103,649.22 megawatt hours (1.14%) of total generation in the county. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 3,993,673,410.81 kilograms, which is the 56th highest of any county in the US. This total equates to 4,855.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 1338th worst in the United States for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Lee County has 2 power producing plants, which is 34th most in Florida.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
97.40%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.40%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.14%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%
GASEOUS PROPANE
Gaseous Propane
0.02%

Lee County, Florida Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Lee County include Florida Power & Light and Lee County Electric Cooperative Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Florida has commendable laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lee County is about 5.45% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.87%, meaning Lee County ranks 2169th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Lee County, Florida

Providers In Each City in Lee County:

  • Bonita Springs, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Cape Coral, Florida:
    • Lee County Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Estero, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Fort Myers, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Fort Myers Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Sanibel, Florida:
    • Lee County Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

* 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 Lee County, Florida?

The largest electricity provider in Lee County, Florida by total customer count is Florida Power & Light.

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

There are 2 power plants located in Lee County, Florida

Which electricity companies offer service in Lee County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Florida Power & Light163,195
2Lee County Electric Cooperative43,332

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

Lee County, Florida is home to 2 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-18