Palm Beach County, Florida Electric Profile

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Palm Beach County, Florida Overview

With total generation of 27,001,009.36 megawatt hours, Palm Beach County is ranked 10th highest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country for total production.

There was a 0.89% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent year in Palm Beach County.

Palm Beach County is the 1706th worst polluting county in the nation when considering emissions per capita. The county emits 4,580.46 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Palm Beach County generates 97.30% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 17.61 megawatt hours per resident and places Palm Beach County as the 10th highest county in the state out of 67 counties for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

Palm Beach County is home to over 1,492,191 residents and generates 302,924 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.2 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Palm Beach County 466th out of 3221 counties in the country for solar megawatt hours generated per capita.

Palm Beach County generates 728,170.43 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuel sources. This ranks Palm Beach County 3rd out of 67 counties in Florida for total sustainable electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    16,901,363 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.33 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    27,001,009 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    728,170 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    26,272,839 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    18.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,834,923,843 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,580.46 kg

West Palm Beach, FL Electric Overview

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Residents living in West Palm Beach are paying an average residential electricity rate of 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour . This is less than both the state and United States average prices of 12.41 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city generates 870,932 megawatt hours from its power plants, which is the 13th highest total production for any city in the state. West Palm Beach produces 65.49% of the electricity needed in the city and must power from plants outside of their city boundaries or rural area power plants.

Electricity consumption in West Palm Beach results in the release of 1,560,531,404.64 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the 4th largest emissions amount in the state out of 960 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 13,290.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 3rd ranked city in Florida for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste is the fuel of choice in West Palm Beach, with 54.11% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 44.27% and Natural Gas at 1.61% of production. West Palm Beach has 2 electricity plants, which is the 7th highest out of any city in Florida.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.085/kWh$167.50/mo.$91.29/mo.
90th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Palm Beach
77th$132.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Palm Beach Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Palm Beach, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED11.79132.1463,344,1207,465,614,000

Zips with electric coverage in West Palm Beach, Florida include: 33411, 33418, 33417, 33409, 33407, 33401, 33406, 33405, 33412

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Boca Raton, FL Electric Overview

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Residents living in Boca Raton are paying an average residential electricity rate of 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour . This is less than both the state and United States average prices of 12.41 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With an estimated 12,912 residential customers, Florida Power & Light is the largest supplier in the city.

As the 28th worst ranked city out of 960 cities in Florida, Boca Raton releases 440,019,052.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 88th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,516.63 kilograms of emissions per citizen. In Boca Raton, there are no power generating plants. The citizens must depend on power generated outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boca Raton

Boca Raton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.085/kWh$167.50/mo.$91.29/mo.
90th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boca Raton
77th$132.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boca Raton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boca Raton, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED11.79132.1463,344,1207,465,614,000

Zips with electric coverage in Boca Raton, Florida include: 33433, 33445, 33444, 33486, 33496, 33431, 33432, 33487, 33434

Boynton Beach, FL Electric Overview

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Residents living in Boynton Beach are paying an average residential electricity rate of 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour . This is less than both the state and United States average prices of 12.41 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With an estimated 6,781 residential customers, Florida Power & Light is the largest supplier in the city.

As the 42nd worst ranked city out of 960 cities in Florida, Boynton Beach releases 363,046,657.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 88th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,516.63 kilograms of emissions per citizen. In Boynton Beach, there are no power generating plants. The citizens must depend on power generated outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boynton Beach

Boynton Beach residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.085/kWh$167.50/mo.$91.29/mo.
90th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boynton Beach
77th$132.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boynton Beach Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boynton Beach, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED11.79132.1463,344,1207,465,614,000

Zips with electric coverage in Boynton Beach, Florida include: 33436, 33435, 33462, 33445, 33444, 33426, 33483

Energy Production in Palm Beach County, Florida

Power Plants in Palm Beach County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
West County Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Palm Beach County FL Natural Gas 19,627,289.977,260,812,688.56369.93
Riviera Beach FL Natural Gas 6,156,2942,178,524,154.59353.87
Palm Beach Renewable Energy Facility 2Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach Co (100.00%)
West Palm Beach FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 528,244830,238,583.921,571.7
Palm Beach Renewable Energy Facility 1Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach Co (100.00%)
West Palm Beach FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 342,688547,270,072.81,596.99
Sabal Palm Solar CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Palm Beach County FL Solar 156,206
Hibiscus Solar Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Westlake FL Solar 146,718
Okeelanta CogenerationNew Hope Power Company (100.00%)
Palm Beach County FL Agricultural By-products 43,569.39102,382,831.242,349.88

Palm Beach County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Palm Beach County results in the release of 6,834,923,843.37 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 26th largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and 5th highest in Florida out of 67 counties. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,580.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 18th highest county in Florida for CO2 emissions per capita. The county has 7 electricity plants, which is 295th highest in the US. In Palm Beach County, Natural Gas makes up 95.47% of the fuel types used in electricity generation. Other fuels used include Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 1.75% and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 1.43% of generation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
95.47%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.75%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.43%
SOLAR
Solar
1.12%
AGRICULTURAL BY-PRODUCTS
Agricultural By-products
0.15%
OTHER
Other
0.09%

Palm Beach County, Florida Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Palm Beach County selling electricity. Of those 2, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Palm Beach County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 6.93% 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 Florida average is 4.91%, resulting in a rank of 2638th best in the United States and a state rank of 67th best out of 3221 and 67 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Palm Beach County, Florida

Providers In Each City in Palm Beach County:

  • Atlantis, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Belle Glade, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Boca Raton, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Boynton Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Briny Breezes, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Cloud Lake, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Delray Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Glen Ridge, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Golf, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Greenacres, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Gulf Stream, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Haverhill, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Highland Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Hypoluxo, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Juno Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Jupiter, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Lake Clarke Shores, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Lake Park, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Lake Worth, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 1.18%
    • City of Lake Worth Utilities: 98.82%
  • Lake Worth Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 5.85%
    • City of Lake Worth Utilities: 94.15%
  • Lantana, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Loxahatchee Groves, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Manalapan, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Mangonia Park, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • North Palm Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Ocean Ridge, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Pahokee, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Palm Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Palm Beach Gardens, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Palm Beach Shores, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Palm Springs, Florida:
    • City of Lake Worth Utilities: 34.19%
    • Florida Power & Light: 65.81%
  • Riviera Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Royal Palm Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • South Bay, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • South Palm Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Tequesta, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Wellington, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • West Palm Beach, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Westlake, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 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 Palm Beach County, Florida?

The largest electricity supplier in Palm Beach County, Florida by total revenue is Florida Power & Light.

How many power plants are within Palm Beach County, Florida?

There are 7 active electricity plants located in Palm Beach County, Florida

How many electric companies offer service in Palm Beach County, Florida?

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Palm Beach County, Florida.

What electricity companies offer service in Palm Beach County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Florida Power & Light722,246
2City of Lake Worth Utilities27,606

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01