Suwannee County, Florida Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Suwannee County, Florida Electricity Overview

Releasing 147,618,065.08 kilograms of CO2 gases, Suwannee County has the 1456th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the country and 46th worst in the state.

Suwannee County is ranked as the 44th largest consuming county out of 67 counties in Florida with 509,831.07 megawatt hours being used by consumers who live there.

There was a 3.93% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel types during the previous year in Suwannee County.

At an average residential price of 13.38 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Suwannee County enjoy a 7.45% discount from the national average price.

Suwannee County is home to 43,474 residents and its power generating plants generate 252,969 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 5.82 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Residents of Suwannee County use enough electricity to release 3,395.55 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 56th highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    509,831 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    252,969 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    191,755 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    61,214 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.82 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    147,618,065 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,395.55 kg

Live Oak, FL Electricity Overview

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Live Oak's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their inhabitants, 12.43% lower than the average nationwide electricity price of 14.46 cents. Florida Power & Light sells an estimated 73,589.6 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Live Oak average 4,607.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 53rd worst polluting city out of 960 cities in Florida based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 31,034,325.23 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Live Oak

Live Oak residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.085/kWh$196.80/mo.$91.29/mo.
117th12.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Live Oak
189th$142.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Live Oak Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Live Oak, Florida

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED12.57142.6566,351,9938,341,464,000

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Branford, FL Electricity Overview

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Branford's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 14.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.37% above the average national price of 14.46 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Branford average is 21.05% higher at $157.19 per month. Duke Energy Florida sells an estimated 1,985.57 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other supplier.

Emissions in Branford average 4,607.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 811th worst polluting city out of 960 cities in Florida based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 3,276,229.43 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Branford

Branford 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 Branford
834th$157.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Branford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Branford, 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 Suwannee County, Florida

Power Plants in Suwannee County, Florida

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Suwannee County FL Solar 174,816
Suwannee County FL Natural Gas 61,21546,690,920.02762.74
Suwannee Solar FacilityDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
Suwannee County FL Solar 16,938

Suwannee County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Suwannee County averages 3,395.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 56th highest in Florida out of 67 counties for emissions efficiency. A total of 147,618,065.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 1456th highest in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. Solar is the primary fuel source in Suwannee County, with 75.80% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Natural Gas (23.30%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.90%). Suwannee County has the 22nd most power producing plants of any county in the state, with 3 total plants.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
75.80%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
23.30%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.90%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.00%

Suwannee County, Florida Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Suwannee County include Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy Florida, and Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative The state of Florida has above average state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Suwannee County is 5.51%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy Florida, and Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Florida average is 4.91%, resulting in a rank of 2283rd best in the United States and a state rank of 43rd best out of 3221 and 67 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in Suwannee County, Florida.

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving customers in Suwannee County, Florida.

What electricity companies offer service in Suwannee County, Florida?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Florida Power & Light59,387
2Duke Energy Florida46,092
3Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative9,247

How many power plants are within Suwannee County, Florida?

There are 3 active power plants in Suwannee County, Florida

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-24