Polk County, Florida Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Florida Electricity Overview

There was a 1.55% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the past 12 months in Polk County.

Solar power generation in Polk County has grown from 506,943 megawatt hours to 602,023 megawatt hours per year during the course of the last 12 months.

Polk County produces 24,492,626.18 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 4th out of 3221 counties in the nation for natural gas generation.

Polk County ranks as the 10th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 67 counties in Florida, emitting 3,132,002,129.92 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Polk County is the 5th highest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours produced in Florida out of 67 counties.

With 725,046 residents within its borders and 25,817,626.48 megawatt hours produced each year, Polk County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 35.61 megawatt hours. This is the 7 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    8,502,806 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    25,817,626 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    602,023 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    25,215,603 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    35.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,132,002,130 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,319.73 kg

Lakeland, FL Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.38 cents per kilowatt hour for Lakeland, which is 5.55% less than the average Florida rate of 13.10 cents. The city produces roughly 20.5 megawatt hours per capita per year from electricity generating plants located within its city limits, which makes them the 21st highest producing city in Florida out of 960 cities. The city is ranked 9th in Florida in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 2,309,301 megawatt hours produced.

Lakeland citizens average 4,695.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 16th worst in Florida out of 960 in this category. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 528,945,076.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 21st largest amount in the state. Natural Gas is the primary fuel source in Lakeland, with 99.48% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Solar at 0.49% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.03% of generation. Lakeland has the 3rd most power producing plants of any city in Florida, with 4 total power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakeland

Lakeland 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$207.42/mo.$95.10/mo.
84th12.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakeland
129th$137.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakeland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakeland, 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
Lakeland ElectricBUNDLED9.82117.622,146,483.41,612,266158,325,300
Tampa ElectricBUNDLED12.91150.4110,106,3331,304,536,341

Zips with electric coverage in Lakeland, Florida include: 33810, 33813, 33823, 33801, 33809, 33803, 33805, 33811, 33815, 33812, 33868

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Winter Haven, FL Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour for Winter Haven, which is 0.03% more than the average Florida rate of 13.10 cents. The city has had a 14.97% rise in electricity generated by facilities specializing in solar power. The city is ranked 45th in Florida in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 2,266 megawatt hours produced.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Winter Haven averages 4,589.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 225,906,733.11 kilograms, which is the 84th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Florida. The city is home to one power generation plant. Winter Haven has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated by Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winter Haven

Winter Haven residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.093/kWh$203.67/mo.$95.72/mo.
541st13.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winter Haven
776th$151.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winter Haven Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winter Haven, 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 ElectricBUNDLED12.91150.412,26610,106,3331,304,536,341

Zips with electric coverage in Winter Haven, Florida include: 33880, 33844, 33823, 33881, 33884, 33830, 33859, 33850, 33838, 33839

Haines City, FL Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.80 cents per kilowatt hour for Haines City, which is 12.97% more than the average Florida rate of 13.10 cents. Duke Energy Florida has an estimated 1,631 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $146.04, while the Haines City average is 7.63% more at $157.19 per month. This is the 834th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Florida.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Haines City averages 4,607.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 122,888,555.24 kilograms, which is the 153rd highest total amount of pollution for a city in Florida. All of the electricity sold in Haines City has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Haines City

Haines City 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 Haines City
834th$157.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Haines City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Haines City, 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

Electricity Production in Polk County, Florida

Power Plants in Polk County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hines Energy ComplexDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
Polk County FL Natural Gas 12,551,4904,859,831,565.82387.19
Polk County FL Natural Gas 6,815,368.012,597,777,345.95381.16
Lakeland FL Natural Gas 2,155,924843,228,538.67391.12
Osprey Energy Center Power PlantDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
Auburndale FL Natural Gas 1,956,963762,008,349.48389.38
Mulberry Cogeneration FacilityPolk Power Partners LP (100.00%)
Polk County FL Natural Gas 400,384167,869,901.5419.27
Orange Cogeneration FacilityOrange Cogeneration LP (100.00%)
Bartow FL Natural Gas 386,633.27149,540,908.16386.78
Mosaic New Wales OperationsMosaic Fertilizer LLC (100.00%)
Polk County FL Waste Heat 337,383
Mosaic Co Bartow FacilityMosaic Company (100.00%)
Polk County FL Waste Heat 267,451
Payne Creek SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Polk County FL Solar 144,821
Lakeland FL Natural Gas 142,14481,465,221.6573.12
Peace Creek SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Bartow FL Solar 112,835
Mosaic South Pierce OperationsMosaic Fertilizer LLC (100.00%)
Polk County FL Waste Heat 100,031
Polk County FL Solar 98,338
Lake Hancock SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Polk County FL Solar 97,913
Bonnie Mine SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Polk County FL Solar 68,553
Florida's Natural GrowersCitrus World Inc (100.00%)
Polk County FL Natural Gas 58,741.213,564,523.7230.92
Jamison Solar (FL)Tampa Electric (100.00%)
Polk County FL Solar 44,020
Cutrale Citrus Juices USA IICutrale Citrus Juices USA Inc (100.00%)
Polk County FL Natural Gas 41,99033,749,025.24803.74
Bartow Solar Energy LLCARE RP Bartow, LLC (100.00%)
Bartow FL Solar 13,016
Polk County FL Solar 9,028

Polk County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Polk County citizens average 4,319.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Polk County from electricity consumption is 3,132,002,129.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 10th highest amount in the state and 1907th in the United States. Approximately 94.87% of Polk County's electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Waste Heat at 2.73% and Solar at 2.33% of production. Polk County has 24 electricity plants, which is 43rd most in the US.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
94.87%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
2.73%
SOLAR
Solar
2.33%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%

Polk County, Florida Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity companies in Polk County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The county has 6 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 6 suppliers is 4.67%. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Polk County a rank of 1594th best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Auburndale, Florida:
    • Lakeland Electric: 8.38%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 7.34%
    • Tampa Electric: 84.29%
  • Bartow, Florida:
    • Bartow Electric: 49.91%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 50.09%
  • Davenport, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 100.00%
  • Dundee, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Eagle Lake, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 100.00%
  • Fort Meade, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 50.03%
    • Fort Meade, Florida Electric Utility: 49.97%
  • Frostproof, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Haines City, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Highland Park, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Hillcrest Heights, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Lake Alfred, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 100.00%
  • Lake Hamilton, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 100.00%
  • Lake Wales, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 90.13%
    • Tampa Electric: 9.87%
  • Lakeland, Florida:
    • Tampa Electric: 0.62%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 50.92%
    • Lakeland Electric: 48.46%
  • Mulberry, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 18.01%
    • Tampa Electric: 81.99%
  • Polk City, Florida:
    • Lakeland Electric: 38.11%
    • Tampa Electric: 28.22%
    • Duke Energy Florida: 33.67%
  • Winter Haven, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 10.52%
    • Tampa Electric: 89.48%

* 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 Polk County, Florida?

The largest electricity supplier in Polk County, Florida by megawatt hours sold is Tampa Electric.

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

There are 7 electricity companies operating in Polk County, Florida.

How many power plants are within Polk County, Florida?

There are 24 power plants in Polk County, Florida

Which electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Florida?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-25