Lee County, Florida Electric Profile

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Lee County generates 125,683.89 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuel sources. This ranks Lee County 853rd largest producing county out of 3220 counties in the US for total sustainable electricity generation.

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Lee County has seen a 0.07% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation throughout the previous year, a step in the right direction.

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Lee County ranks 40th in the country out of 3220 counties for total natural gas generation, with 9,919,390.53 megawatt hours generated using the fuel type.

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During the course of the past 12 months, Lee County saw a 0.14% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

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Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has dropped by 12.32% during the past year in Lee County.

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Lee County residents are faced with outages that are on average 84.47 minutes per incident, with around 1.35 outages a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    8,627,362 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,211,435 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    125,684 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,085,751 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,630,522,801 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,711.43 kg

Cape Coral, FL Electric Overview

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On average, Cape Coral's residential electricity price is 10.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.46% below Florida's average rate of 11.82 cents and 20.44% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in Cape Coral deal with 1.35 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 84.47 minutes. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Florida Power & Light.

Electricity use in Cape Coral results in the release of 832,898,231.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 11th highest in the state out of 920 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 352nd worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cape Coral

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.082/kWh$162.13/mo.$89.23/mo.
25th10.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cape Coral
393rd$127.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cape Coral Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cape Coral, Florida

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Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.69No DataIcon representing missing value.62,961,8966,871,206,000
Lee County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.45130.72No DataIcon representing missing value.3,071,749320,986,800

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

Lehigh Acres CDP, FL Electric Overview

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Lehigh Acres CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.77 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.82 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 19,146 residential customers, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity provider in the city. The city is faced with an average of 1.35 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 84.47 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

On average, Lehigh Acres CDP residents emit 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 352nd highest polluting city out of 920 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 558,661,523.65 kilograms, the city ranks 21st worst in Florida for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lehigh Acres CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.082/kWh$162.13/mo.$89.23/mo.
44th10.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lehigh Acres CDP
381st$127.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lehigh Acres CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lehigh Acres CDP, Florida

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Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.69No DataIcon representing missing value.62,961,8966,871,206,000
Lee County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.45130.72No DataIcon representing missing value.3,071,749320,986,800

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

Fort Myers, FL Electric Overview

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Fort Myers's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.77% less than the average state rate of 11.82 cents and 18.95% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Electricity generation plants in the city have seen a 12.32% drop in the use of renewable energy versus non-renewable fuels. With 8,268 total residential customers, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Around 9,772.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 6th highest polluter in Florida out of 920 cities. A total of 781,080,496.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 14th worst in Florida for total pollution from electricity use. Roughly 54.81% of Fort Myers’s electricity is produced using Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Other fuel sources used include Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 44.84% and Waste/other Oil at 0.35%. Fort Myers is home to one electricity plant, which is 18th most in the state and 45th most when counting power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Myers

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.082/kWh$162.13/mo.$89.23/mo.
58th10.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Myers
356th$125.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Myers Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Myers, Florida

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Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.69No DataIcon representing missing value.62,961,8966,871,206,000
Lee County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.45130.72No DataIcon representing missing value.3,071,749320,986,800

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

Energy Production in Lee County, Florida

Power Plants in Lee County, Florida

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Lee County FL Natural Gas 9,931,1613,764,604,719.07379.07No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lee County Solid Waste EnergyLee County Board-Commissioners (100.00%)
Fort Myers FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 280,274532,519,898.441,900No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Lee County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lee County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, with 97.14% of electricity generation using this fuel. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste are also primary fuels in the county, with 1.50% and 1.23% of total electricity production coming from each fuel type, respectively. Emissions in the county average 4,711.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 1675th worst polluting county based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 3,630,522,801.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 71st highest for total emissions in the country. Lee County is home to 2 electricity plants, which is the 32nd highest number of power plants within a county in Florida and the 49th highest number of power plants per person out of the state's 3220 counties.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
97.14%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.50%
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Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.23%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.12%
WASTE/OTHER OIL
Waste/other Oil
0.01%

Lee County, Florida Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Lee County providing electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Florida has above average state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lee County averages out to about 5.03% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Lee County having a rank of 2089th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Lee County, Florida

Providers In Each City in Lee County:

  • Bonita Springs, Florida:
    • Lee County Electric Cooperative: 7.99%
    • Florida Power & Light: 92.01%
  • Cape Coral, Florida:
    • Lee County Electric Cooperative: 45.63%
    • Florida Power & Light: 54.37%
  • Estero, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Fort Myers, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 97.48%
    • Lee County Electric Cooperative: 2.52%
  • Fort Myers Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Sanibel, Florida:
    • Lee County Electric Cooperative: 13.24%
    • Florida Power & Light: 86.76%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lee County, Florida?

By total customer count, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in Lee County, Florida.

What electricity companies offer service in Lee County, Florida?

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1Florida Power & Light165,188
2Lee County Electric Cooperative38,929

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

Lee County, Florida is home to 2 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

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

Lee County, Florida is home to 2 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16