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About Emera

Emera serves 4 counties in the state of Florida including Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Polk County, and Pasco County. The company recently reported a total of 802,049 total customers. Roughly 0.17% of them are industrial accounts, 10.91% of them are commercial customers and 88.91% are residential accounts. On average, Emera's residential electricity price is 11.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.06% less than Florida's average price of 11.89 cents. This makes the supplier 33rd out of 61 suppliers in the state for lowest average electricity rate. In 2020 the company sold 94.32% of their megawatt hours via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours produced by the company in electricity plants they own and supplementary megawatt hours procured via the wholesale electricity market. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $1,884,105,600 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 96.94% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users and 0.13% from wholesale electricity sales.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $131.86, while the Emera average is 2.68% higher at $135.05 per month. Emera is the 37th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill amount. Production by the provider from natural gas totals 20,020,456.09 megawatt hours, which is about 88.81% of their total generation. Emera produces 22,543,042.49 megawatt hours from their electricity plants, ranking them as the 68th largest generator of electricity of all 3510 electricity providers in the US. Electricity production from renewable fuel sources by the provider totals 1,190,862.5 megawatt hours.

Emera Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Emera and residents who get their electricity from the company. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as individuals have no way to sell extra energy back into the grid.

Energy Loss

All providers who produce electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat depletion or other factors. Emera is no different, as they have a yearly loss of around 5.15% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Florida has an energy loss average of 4.91% and the nationwide average is 2.76%, resulting in Emera receiving a rank of 28th best out of 53 providers reporting energy loss in Florida.

Emera Rate & Electric Bills

Emera residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.127/kWh$0.088/kWh $186.06/mo.$93.76/mo.
1313th 11.64¢ Emera's Average residential price per kWh
2334th $135.05 Average monthly electricity bill for Emera's residential customers

Emera Overview

  • Company Type: Investor Owned
  • Subsidiary Company: Tampa Electric
  • Headquarters: 1223 Lower Water Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8
  • CEO: Scott Balfour

Emera Contact

Emera Service

  • Outage Phone: 902-450-0507

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Quick Facts About Emera

Emera is 139th out of 3510 electricity companies in the country for total megawatt hours generated from coal.

Emera ranks 19th out of 3510 suppliers in the US for total megawatt hours produced from solar power.

Emera generates 94.72% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 21,352,179.99 megawatt hours, which is 58th highest out of 3510 providers in the United States.

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Energy provider of the year for Massachusetts, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
Massachusetts, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Massachusetts, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
Massachusetts, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Emera's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss

1,089,257 MWh

935  National Rank

Emera Energy Makeup

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Emera State Coverage

State Customers Sales ($) State Rank Based On Revenue % of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Florida 802,049 2,123,497,869 5 100%

Emera County Coverage

County Population Providers Avg. County Rate (¢) Avg. Electric Bill
Hillsborough County 1,459,762 2 11.79 $135.88/mo
Pasco County 561,891 4 12.44 $142.54/mo
Pinellas County 959,107 2 13.52 $144.10/mo
Polk County 725,046 7 12.68 $139.94/mo

Power Plants Owned by Emera

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions/MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
H L Culbreath Bayside Power StationTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Natural Gas 8,239,486 3,239,289,706.66 393.14
Polk County FL Natural Gas 5,824,817 2,205,304,546.58 378.6 Yes
Gibsonton CDP FL Natural Gas 3,279,067 2,625,415,366.7 800.66
Bridgeport Energy ProjectEmera (100.00%)
Bridgeport CT Natural Gas 2,294,863 874,568,400.86 381.1
Tiverton Power PlantEmera (100.00%)
Newport County RI Natural Gas 1,589,737 600,121,705.82 377.5
Rumford Power LLCEmera (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Natural Gas 161,961 66,847,004.28 412.74
Hillsborough County FL Solar 152,613
Hillsborough County FL Solar 149,124
Wimauma CDP FL Solar 135,768
Payne Creek SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Polk County FL Solar 132,614

Emera Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
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Distillate Fuel Oil
Conventional Hydroelectric

Cities Emera Has Coverage

  • Auburndale, FL
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Dade City, FL
  • Eagle Lake, FL
  • Lake Alfred, FL
  • Lake Wales, FL
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Mulberry, FL
  • Oldsmar, FL
  • Plant City, FL
  • Polk City, FL
  • Safety Harbor, FL
  • San Antonio, FL
  • St. Leo, FL
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Tampa, FL
  • Temple Terrace, FL
  • Winter Haven, FL
  • Zephyrhills, FL

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

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Emera FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Emera customers each month?

Consumers of Emera pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $135.05.

Does Emera have any subsidiary companies?

Tampa Electric is owned by Emera.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Emera customers?

Customers of Emera, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 11.64 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Emera?

Scott Balfour is the CEO of Emera.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Emera?

There are 21 power plants owned by or associated with Emera.

What percentage of Emera's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with Emera generate 5.28% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What percentage of Emera's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel types?

Emera generates 94.72% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Emera?

The Emera phone number is (902) 450-0507 .

How many counties does Emera provider electricity in?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Emera.

What cities does Emera have customers in in?

Emera has customers in 19 cities in the country.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-04-13 Last Updated: 2022-03-13