Pinellas County, Florida Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pinellas County, Florida Electricity Overview

Pinellas County uses 77.46% more electricity than it generates.

With 3,041 megawatt hours generated from solar, Pinellas County ranks 719th out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar power electricity generation.

Pinellas County has experienced a 5.69% decline within the past year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

The burning of natural gas in Pinellas County yields a total of 5,831,716.48 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 90th out of 3221 counties in the US.

The largest electricity supplier in Pinellas County by customer count is Duke Energy Florida.

Non-renewable fuel types are used in the production of 97.03% of the megawatt hours produced in Pinellas County, ranking it 16th in the state out of 67 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,247,701 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,338,085 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    188,306 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,149,779 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    5,174,129,231 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,394.74 kg

St. Petersburg, FL Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call St. Petersburg home spend, on average, 14.61 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 11.48% more than Florida's average price of 13.10 cents, resulting in the city ranking 829th out of 960 cities in Florida for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Florida. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the St. Petersburg average is 20.51% more at $156.49 per month.

St. Petersburg is the 7th highest ranked city in Florida out of 960 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 1,190,261,986.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 53rd worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 3,029,246.08 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.111/kWh$207.03/mo.$95.16/mo.
829th14.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Petersburg
824th$156.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Petersburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Petersburg, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED14.80157.193,57721,619,2063,200,446,737
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED12.91150.4110,106,3331,304,536,341

Zips with electric coverage in St. Petersburg, Florida include: 33710, 33702, 33713, 33705, 33703, 33707, 33712, 33709, 33782, 33714, 33711 and 5 other zip code(s).

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Clearwater, FL Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Clearwater home spend, on average, 14.76 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 12.64% more than Florida's average price of 13.10 cents, resulting in the city ranking 837th out of 960 cities in Florida for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Florida. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Clearwater average is 20.93% more at $157.03 per month.

Clearwater is the 20th highest ranked city in Florida out of 960 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 540,471,874.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 53rd worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 1,375,514.24 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clearwater

Clearwater residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.111/kWh$207.37/mo.$95.10/mo.
837th14.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clearwater
832nd$157.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clearwater Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clearwater, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED14.80157.1921,619,2063,200,446,737
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED12.91150.4110,106,3331,304,536,341

Zips with electric coverage in Clearwater, Florida include: 34698, 33756, 33764, 33755, 33763, 33761, 34695, 33759, 33765, 33767

Largo, FL Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Largo home spend, on average, 14.80 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 12.97% more than Florida's average price of 13.10 cents, resulting in the city ranking 841st out of 960 cities in Florida for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Florida. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Largo average is 21.05% more at $157.19 per month.

Largo is the 40th highest ranked city in Florida out of 960 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 380,084,085.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 53rd worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 967,323.36 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Largo

Largo residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.111/kWh$207.47/mo.$95.09/mo.
841st14.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Largo
834th$157.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Largo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Largo, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED14.80157.1921,619,2063,200,446,737

Zips with electric coverage in Largo, Florida include: 33756, 33771, 33764, 33770, 33774, 33760, 33773, 33778, 33762

Electricity Production in Pinellas County, Florida

Power Plants in Pinellas County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pinellas County FL Natural Gas 5,923,349.012,447,420,050.32413.18
Pinellas County Resource RecoveryPinellas County (100.00%)
Pinellas County FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 411,695797,605,700.121,937.37
Lockheed Martin Solar SystemLockheed Martin Solar System (100.00%)
East Lake CDP FL Solar 3,041

Pinellas County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When considering electricity production, Pinellas County's top fuel type is Natural Gas, making up 92.01%, or 5,831,716.48 megawatt hours of production in the county. Taken together with Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (3.57%) and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (2.92%), these three fuel types make up 98.51% county electricity generation. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 5,174,129,230.64 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is 42nd highest in the United States out of 3221 counties. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 5,394.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the county is the 1291st highest polluting county in the nation. Pinellas County is home to 3 power producing plants, which is 22nd most in the state.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
92.01%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
3.57%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
2.92%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.45%
SOLAR
Solar
0.05%

Pinellas County, Florida Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Pinellas County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Pinellas County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.46% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Pinellas County is ranked as the 2256th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Pinellas County, Florida

Providers In Each City in Pinellas County:

  • Belleair, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Belleair Beach, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Belleair Bluffs, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Belleair Shore, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Clearwater, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 2.33%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 97.67%
  • Dunedin, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Gulfport, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Indian Rocks Beach, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Indian Shores, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Kenneth City, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Largo, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Madeira Beach, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • North Redington Beach, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Oldsmar, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 100.00%
  • Pinellas Park, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Redington Beach, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Redington Shores, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Safety Harbor, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Seminole, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • South Pasadena, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • St. Pete Beach, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • St. Petersburg, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 10.32%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 89.68%
  • Tarpon Springs, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Treasure Island, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Pinellas County, Florida has 3 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, Duke Energy Florida is the largest electricity company in Pinellas County, Florida.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers offering service in Pinellas County, Florida.

What electricity companies offer service in Pinellas County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Florida22,760
2Tampa Electric12,073

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24