Putnam County, Florida Electric Profile

Solar power usage in Putnam County has risen by 15.20% year over year, with 285,260 megawatt hours being produced from solar during the course of the past 12 months compared to 247,621 the 12 months before.

Putnam County generates 3.83 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar energy sources, giving the county a ranking of 114th out of 3220 counties in the US.

Putnam County is ranked as the 38th highest consuming county out of 67 counties in the state with over 800,000 megawatt hours being used by customers living there.

The 7,008,786.04 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuel sources places Putnam County at 15th in the state out of 67 counties in non-renewable energy generation.

Putnam County produces 115,016.04 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 499th out of 3220 counties in the country for natural gas generation.

Putnam County produces 6.10% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 6.11 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    834,335 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,464,143 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    455,357 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,008,786 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    100.16 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    740,741,177 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,940.03 kg

Palatka, FL Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Palatka are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.18 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the residents, this rate is below both the Florida and the United States average rates of 11.82 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The Florida average monthly residential electric bill is $131.88, while the Palatka average is 1.07% higher at $133.29 per month. This is the 474th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

As the 321st worst ranked city out of 920 cities in Florida, Palatka emits 46,924,162.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Palatka as the 352nd highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to zero power generation plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Palatka

Palatka 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.
366th11.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Palatka
474th$133.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Palatka Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Palatka, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Clay Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.48141.652,367,495271,725,200
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.6962,961,8966,871,206,000

East Palatka CDP, FL Electric Overview

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East Palatka CDP's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 11.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.52% lower than the average Florida rate of 11.82 cents, a welcome state of affairs for citizens of the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $132.89 per month. Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 352nd worst in Florida out of 920 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 7,756,546.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Palatka CDP

East Palatka 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.
363rd11.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Palatka CDP
462nd$132.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Palatka CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Palatka CDP, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Clay Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.48141.652,367,495271,725,200
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.6962,961,8966,871,206,000

Hawthorne, FL Electric Overview

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Hawthorne has an average residential electricity rate of 12.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.50% higher than the average state price of 11.82 cents and 8.17% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Gainesville Regional Utilities is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Hawthorne emits 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 21st worst polluting city out of 920 cities in the state. With total emissions of 7,557,312.35 kilograms, the city ranks 677th worst in Florida for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 18,686.08 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hawthorne

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.111/kWh$195.89/mo.$95.09/mo.
564th12.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hawthorne
371st$127.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hawthorne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hawthorne, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Clay Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.48141.652,367,495271,725,200
Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.3421,420,1342,919,734,774
Gainesville Regional UtilitiesBUNDLED13.02104.36850,316110,697,000
Newberry UtilitiesBUNDLED11.28117.321,946.692,475,939.23

Energy Production in Putnam County, Florida

Power Plants in Putnam County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Putnam County FL Coal 6,893,7706,503,969,292.73943.46Yes
Georgia-Pacific Palatka OperationsGeorgia-Pacific Consr Ops LLC-Palatka (100.00%)
Putnam County FL Black Liquour 285,113122,860,391.28430.92
Putnam County FL Solar 144,917
Coral Farms Solar Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Putnam County FL Solar 140,343

Putnam County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 455th worst ranked county in the US, Putnam County releases 740,741,176.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 9,940.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Putnam County as the 496th highest polluting county in the United States. Around 92.06% of electricity in Putnam County comes from production using Coal. Solar (3.82%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Black Liquour (2.28%). Putnam County has 4 electricity plants, which is 16th highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
92.06%
SOLAR
Solar
3.82%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
2.28%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.54%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.30%

Putnam County, Florida Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Putnam County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Florida has pretty good laws for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Putnam County is about 5.28% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Putnam County a rank of 2250th best in the country out of 3220.

Power Companies in Putnam County, Florida

Providers In Each City in Putnam County:

  • Crescent City, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 50.00%
    • Clay Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Hawthorne, Florida:
    • Duke Energy Florida: 25.00%
    • Gainesville Regional Utilities: 25.00%
    • Clay Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Newberry Utilities: 25.00%
  • Interlachen, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 50.00%
    • Clay Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Palatka, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 52.38%
    • Clay Electric Cooperative: 47.62%
  • Pomona Park, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 50.00%
    • Clay Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Welaka, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 69.30%
    • Clay Electric Cooperative: 30.70%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Putnam County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Florida Power & Light166,713
2Clay Electric Cooperative29,540

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Putnam County, Florida?

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

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Putnam County, Florida.

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

There are 4 electricity plants in Putnam County, Florida

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07