St. Lucie County, Florida Electric Profile

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Roughly 99.26% of St. Lucie County’s electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel sources, making it the 15th highest county in the county out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

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As the 2nd highest county in Florida for non-renewable generation per capita, St. Lucie County generates 156.41 megawatt hours per person a year.

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The largest supplier in St. Lucie County by megawatt hours sold is Florida Power & Light.

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Over 0.74% of St. Lucie County’s electricity generation comes from renewable sources, ranking St. Lucie County at 507th in the United States for total renewable electricity production.

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St. Lucie County residents deal with outages averaging 46.53 minutes per interruption, with around 1.4 outages per year.

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St. Lucie County is the 1st ranked generating county of nuclear power electricity in Florida.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,675,605 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    51,732,300 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    383,285 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    51,349,015 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    157.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    49,616,484 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    151.13 kg

Port St. Lucie, FL Electric Overview

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Port St. Lucie's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.91 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Florida and the United States average rates of 11.82 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

The electricity sold in Port St. Lucie has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 857,594,205.89 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Port St. Lucie

Port St. Lucie 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.
61st10.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Port St. Lucie
83rd$125.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Port St. Lucie Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Port St. Lucie, Florida

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Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.69No DataIcon representing missing value.62,961,8966,871,206,000

Zips with electric coverage in Port St. Lucie, Florida include: 34953, 34983, 34952, 34990, 34986, 34982, 34957, 34994, 34984, 34987, 34945

Fort Pierce, FL Electric Overview

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Fort Pierce's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 11.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.84% below the average Florida rate of 11.82 cents. Fort Pierce Utilities Authority sells 252,600.97 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other vendor. Consumers in Fort Pierce are faced with 1.4 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 46.53 minutes.

Fort Pierce emits 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 352nd worst polluting city out of 920 cities in the state. With total emissions of 205,251,894.22 kilograms, the city ranks 83rd 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 507,502.39 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce 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.
360th11.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Pierce
9th$116.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Pierce Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Pierce, Florida

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Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.69No DataIcon representing missing value.62,961,8966,871,206,000
Fort Pierce Utilities AuthorityBUNDLED11.42103.97No DataIcon representing missing value.257,99329,471,000

Zips with electric coverage in Fort Pierce, Florida include: 34982, 34950, 34947, 34949, 34946, 34981, 34945

Lakewood Park CDP, FL Electric Overview

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Lakewood Park CDP has an average residential electricity price of 10.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.39% less than the average Florida price of 11.82 cents and 18.62% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. Florida Power & Light is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in the city are faced with 1.4 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting around 46.53 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Lakewood Park CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 63,682,469.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakewood Park CDP

Lakewood Park 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.
333rd10.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakewood Park CDP
74th$124.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakewood Park CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakewood Park CDP, Florida

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Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.69No DataIcon representing missing value.62,961,8966,871,206,000
Fort Pierce Utilities AuthorityBUNDLED11.42103.97No DataIcon representing missing value.257,99329,471,000

Energy Production in St. Lucie County, Florida

Power Plants in St. Lucie County, Florida

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St. Lucie County FL Nuclear 16,512,024No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Treasure Coast Energy CenterFlorida Municipal Power Agency (100.00%)
St. Lucie County FL Natural Gas 1,812,943698,327,117.04385.19No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Loggerhead Solar Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
St. Lucie County FL Solar 157,736No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Interstate Solar Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
St. Lucie County FL Solar 153,621No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
St. Lucie County FL Solar 71,928No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

St. Lucie County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 49,616,484.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in St. Lucie County because of electricity use. The county also ranks 2848th highest in emissions per person in the county, averaging 151.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. Around 95.75% of electricity in St. Lucie County comes from production using Nuclear. Natural Gas and Solar have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Natural Gas is used to make 1,812,943 megawatt hours (3.50%) of electricity generation and Solar accounts for 383,285 megawatt hours (0.74%) of total production in the county. St. Lucie County has 5 power plants in the county. This is the 501st most power plants within a county and the 1829th highest number of plants per resident, out of 3220 counties, in the United States.

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NATURAL GAS
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0.74%

St. Lucie County, Florida Net Metering

Of the 2 electric providers in St. Lucie County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

St. Lucie County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.97% of their energy lost per year. With a US average energy loss of 2.76%, St. Lucie County is ranked as the 2036th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in St. Lucie County, Florida

Providers In Each City in St. Lucie County:

  • Fort Pierce, Florida:
    • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority: 42.39%
    • Florida Power & Light: 57.61%
  • Port St. Lucie, Florida:
    • Florida Power & Light: 100.00%
  • St. Lucie Village, Florida:
    • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority: 50.01%
    • Florida Power & Light: 49.99%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in St. Lucie County, Florida?

There are 5 active power plants in St. Lucie County, Florida

How many electric companies offer service in St. Lucie County, Florida?

There are 2 electricity providers operating in St. Lucie County, Florida.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in St. Lucie County, Florida?

By total megawatt hours sold, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity provider in St. Lucie County, Florida.

What electricity companies offer service in St. Lucie County, Florida?

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1Florida Power & Light118,240
2Fort Pierce Utilities Authority24,687

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16