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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 837,575 total customers. Roughly 0.16% of them are industrial accounts, 10.81% of them are commercial customers and 89.03% are residential accounts. On average, Emera's residential electricity price is 16.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.42% more than Florida's average price of 15.67 cents. This makes the supplier 45th out of 59 suppliers in the state for lowest average electricity rate. In 2022 the company sold 93.00% 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 2022, the supplier made a total of $2,543,606,800 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 95.87% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users and 1.45% from wholesale electricity sales.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $171.7, while the Emera average is 12.73% higher at $188.93 per month. Emera is the 52nd ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill amount. Production by the provider from natural gas totals 20,606,087.18 megawatt hours, which is about 90.01% of their total generation. Emera produces 22,894,241.01 megawatt hours from their electricity plants, ranking them as the 64th largest generator of electricity of all 3526 electricity providers in the US. Electricity production from renewable fuel sources by the provider totals 1,725,460 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 5.00% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Florida has an energy loss average of 5.48% and the nationwide average is 2.87%, resulting in Emera receiving a rank of 28th best out of 51 providers reporting energy loss in Florida.

Emera Rate & Electric Bills

Emera residential electric rates are highest in December and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.088/kWh$260.06/mo.$93.76/mo.
2455th16.52¢Emera's Average residential price per kWh
2782nd$188.93Average monthly electricity bill for Emera's residential customers

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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

Quick Facts About Emera

Emera is 158th out of 3526 electricity companies in the country for total megawatt hours generated from coal.

Emera ranks 19th out of 3526 suppliers in the US for total megawatt hours produced from solar power.

Emera generates 92.46% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 21,168,827.01 megawatt hours, which is 58th highest out of 3526 providers in the United States.

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Energy Loss

Emera's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


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Emera Energy Makeup

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Emera State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Emera County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Hillsborough County1,513,301216.68$188.36/mo
Pasco County608,794314.74$174.05/mo
Pinellas County961,739217.84$183.89/mo
Polk County787,404716.91$181.21/mo

Power Plants Owned by Emera

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Polk County FL Natural Gas 5,862,735.012,224,444,258.41379.42
Gibsonton CDP FL Natural Gas 5,746,1952,331,137,257.06405.68
H L Culbreath Bayside Power StationTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Natural Gas 5,709,7902,269,125,226.2397.41
Bridgeport Energy ProjectEmera (100.00%)
Bridgeport CT Natural Gas 2,375,730915,463,971.38385.34
FL Solar 131,671
Wimauma CDP FL Solar 128,347
Jamison Solar (FL)Tampa Electric (100.00%)
Polk County FL Solar 126,116
Hillsborough County FL Solar 120,188
Little Manatee River SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Ruskin CDP FL Solar 120,138
Laurel Oaks SolarTampa Electric (100.00%)
Plant City FL Solar 117,388

Emera Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
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Distillate Fuel Oil
Conventional Hydroelectric

Cities Emera Has Coverage

  • Auburndale, FL
  • Eagle Lake, FL
  • Lake Alfred, FL
  • Lake Wales, FL
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Mulberry, FL
  • Oldsmar, FL
  • Plant City, FL
  • Polk City, FL
  • San Antonio, FL
  • St. Leo, 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 $188.93.

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 16.52 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 25 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 7.54% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

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

Emera generates 92.46% 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 15 cities in the country.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-03-13