Gainesville Regional Utilities: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Gainesville Regional Utilities

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About Gainesville Regional Utilities

Gainesville Regional Utilities is a municipally owned entity headquartered in Gainesville, Florida and providing power to customers in Florida including in cities such as Gainesville and Alachua. There are 12 industrial customer accounts, 11,247 commercial customers and 90,810 residential customers receiving electricity from the provider. On average, Gainesville Regional Utilities bills their customers a residential electricity rate of 19.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 23.70% higher than the average national price of 15.68 cents. In 2022 the company had retail sales of 1,796,914 megawatt hours and wholesale sales to other electricity suppliers of 1,796,914 megawatt hours. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple electricity sources including 1,977,135 megawatt hours generated in power plants they own and 95,815 procured on the wholesale market. In 2022, the supplier had revenue of $321,922,400 from retail electricity sales and a total of $14,973,700 via wholesale electricity channels.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Gainesville Regional Utilities is $151.61 per month. Patrons of the company pay 11.66% more compared to the rest of the US. The company's production facilities have output of 1,506,615.07 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas. With 1,525,445.91 megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources, the provider is the 206th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources out of 3518 providers in the nation By megawatt hours produced, Gainesville Regional Utilities is the 13th largest provider out of 76 suppliers in the state.

Gainesville Regional Utilities Net Metering

Net metering is available to consumers of Gainesville Regional Utilities. This is a positive for any consumer potentially installing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Gainesville Regional Utilities currently averages a loss of approximately 3.22% of the electricity they produce. The state of Florida has an energy loss average of 5.48% and the US average is 2.87%, resulting in Gainesville Regional Utilities receiving a rank of 8th best out of 51 companies reporting energy loss in Florida.

Gainesville Regional Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Gainesville Regional Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.202/kWh$0.114/kWh$201.56/mo.$80.54/mo.
2758th19.40¢Gainesville Regional Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
2240th$151.61Average monthly electricity bill for Gainesville Regional Utilities' residential customers

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Gainesville Regional Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:301 Southeast 4th Avenue
    Gainesville, Florida 32601
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Edward Bielarski Jr.

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Quick Facts About Gainesville Regional Utilities

With generation of 1,779,107 megawatt hours, Gainesville Regional Utilities is the 226th largest total producer of all companies in the nation.

Gainesville Regional Utilities produces 18,787.75 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, ranking Gainesville Regional Utilities 210th out of 3518 electric providers in the nation.

Gainesville Regional Utilities produces 253,661.09 megawatt hours (or 14.26% of their total generation) from the use of sustainable fuel types in their generation plants.

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Energy Loss

Gainesville Regional Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.

-3.22%

Total Energy Loss

66,791MWh

411 National Rank

Gainesville Regional Utilities Energy Makeup

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Gainesville Regional Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Florida102,005346,131,920.5314100%

Gainesville Regional Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Alachua County284,030615.94$174.91/mo

Power Plants Owned by Gainesville Regional Utilities

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Deerhaven Generating StationGainesville Regional Utilities (100.00%)
Gainesville FL Natural Gas 798,022545,306,190.54683.32
Gainesville FL Natural Gas 684,501308,661,427.9450.93
Gainesville FL Wood/Wood Waste Solids 254,414328,169,669.521,289.9
Gainesville FL Natural Gas 42,1709,761,554.32231.48

Gainesville Regional Utilities Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
84.68%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
14.26%
COAL
Coal
1.06%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.00%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.00%

Cities Gainesville Regional Utilities Has Coverage

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

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Gainesville Regional Utilities FAQ:

What percentage of Gainesville Regional Utilities' electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Gainesville Regional Utilities produces 14.26% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What cities does Gainesville Regional Utilities offer service in?

Gainesville Regional Utilities has customers in 2 cities in the nation including Florida.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Gainesville Regional Utilities customers?

Gainesville Regional Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 19.40 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 15.67 cents and the average nationwide rate of 15.68 cents.

What percentage of Gainesville Regional Utilities' electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Gainesville Regional Utilities produce 85.74% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

What is the phone number for Gainesville Regional Utilities?

The Gainesville Regional Utilities phone number is (352) 334-3434.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Gainesville Regional Utilities?

There are 4 power plants associated with or owned by Gainesville Regional Utilities.

What is the average bundled bill for Gainesville Regional Utilities customers each month?

Consumers of Gainesville Regional Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $151.61.

Who is the CEO of Gainesville Regional Utilities?

The CEO of Gainesville Regional Utilities is Edward Bielarski Jr..

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-04-24