Suwannee County, Florida Electric Profile

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Suwannee County is home to 44,417 citizens and its power plants produce 202,106 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 4.55 megawatt hours per capita per year.

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Suwannee County has a population of 44,417 citizens.

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Suwannee County produces 40.64% of their required electricity and must import the additional 59.36% from neighboring counties.

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Suwannee County produces 29.14% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, resulting in a ranking of 746th out of 3220 counties in the county for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel sources.

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While the national average residential electricity rate is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Suwannee County’s average price is 6.72% below that at 12.55 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Suwannee County citizens are accountable for 3,705.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the nationwide average pollution per person is 4,494.55.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    497,292 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    202,106 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    143,208 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    58,898 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.55 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    164,600,465 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,705.8 kg

Live Oak, FL Electric Overview

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On average, Live Oak's inhabitants spend 12.30 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 4.09% more than Florida's average price of 11.82 cents. Selling 35,291.78 megawatt hours a year, Florida Power & Light is the largest electricity provider in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Live Oak average is 12.76% more at $135.58 per month.

Live Oak emits 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 352nd highest polluting city out of 920 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 31,198,251.7 kilograms, which is the 399th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Florida. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Live Oak

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.097/kWh$177.29/mo.$96.08/mo.
554th12.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Live Oak
517th$135.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Live Oak Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Live Oak, Florida

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Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.34No DataIcon representing missing value.21,420,1342,919,734,774
Florida Power & LightBUNDLED10.91125.69No DataIcon representing missing value.62,961,8966,871,206,000
Suwannee Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.37135.73No DataIcon representing missing value.316,23739,114,000

Branford, FL Electric Overview

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Branford's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 13.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.98% more than Florida's average price of 11.82 cents and 3.35% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Duke Energy Florida is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Branford has 590 residents, which is the 802nd largest population for a city in the state.

Around 4,528.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 21st highest polluter in Florida out of 920 cities. With total emissions of 2,671,548.4 kilograms, the city ranks 796th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Because there is no electricity production occurring within the city, Branford must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Branford

Branford 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.
663rd13.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Branford
617th$140.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Branford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Branford, Florida

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Duke Energy FloridaBUNDLED13.63145.34No DataIcon representing missing value.21,420,1342,919,734,774
Suwannee Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.37135.73No DataIcon representing missing value.316,23739,114,000

Energy Production in Suwannee County, Florida

Power Plants in Suwannee County, Florida

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Suwannee County FL Solar 125,020No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Suwannee County FL Natural Gas 58,89845,216,956.17767.72No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Suwannee Solar FacilityDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
Suwannee County FL Solar 18,188No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Suwannee County, Florida Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Suwannee County has the 1368th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the United States, releasing 164,600,464.92 kilograms a year. This total also equates to a ranking of 56th worst in the state for emissions per resident. About 70.86% of electricity in Suwannee County comes from generation using Solar. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil are also primary fuel types in the county, with 57,820.83 (28.61%) and 1,077.17 (0.53%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Suwannee County isp home to 3 power plants, which is 785th most in the country and 1037th highest when considering plants per citizen.

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70.86%
NATURAL GAS
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28.61%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.53%

Suwannee County, Florida Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electric companies in Suwannee County offer net metering to their customers. The state of Florida has above average state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Suwannee County is 5.58%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy Florida, and Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Suwannee County a rank of 2405th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

FAQ

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

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

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Suwannee County, Florida.

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

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

What electricity companies offer service in Suwannee County, Florida?

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1Florida Power & Light80,737
2Duke Energy Florida45,842
3Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative9,287

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16