Lee County Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

Lee County Electric Cooperative

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About Lee County Electric Cooperative

Lee County Electric Cooperative has their head offices in Fort Myers, Florida and supplies electricity in 4 cities in the state. Electricity providers must regularly report the total number of customers signed on for their services to government agencies. Recently the provider listed 239,639 customers signed up to receive electricity from the company. Exactly 22,142 of these customers are commercial accounts and 217,497 are residential accounts. Lee County Electric Cooperative's patrons are charged an average residential electricity price of 14.69 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the company at 19th out of 59 providers in Florida and 1970th out of 2893 in the country. They sold 4,419,078 megawatt hours in 2022 through traditional retail sales. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 4,498,743 megawatt hours were purchased via wholesale channels. The revenue for the company for 2022 from electricity sales was $591,666,200, with $573,687,400 from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $135.78, while the Lee County Electric Cooperative average is 31.11% higher at $178.01 per month. Lee County Electric Cooperative ranks 2706th in the nation for average monthly bill amount. Customers of the supplier experience 1.03 power outages on average per year, with outages lasting around 71.43 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other suppliers and then resell to their end users.

Lee County Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Net metering is accessible to consumers of Lee County Electric Cooperative. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when working with electricity transmission. Lee County Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of roughly 1.67% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Lee County Electric Cooperative's energy loss amounts place them at of 4th best out of the 52 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 159th best out of 3518 in the nation.

Lee County Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Lee County Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.091/kWh$240.44/mo.$93.00/mo.
1970th14.69¢Lee County Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2706th$178.01Average monthly electricity bill for Lee County Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Lee County Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:4980 Bayline Drive North
    Fort Myers, Florida 33917
    United States of America
  • CEO:Denise Vidal

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Energy Loss

Lee County Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-1.67%

Total Energy Loss

75,233MWh

159 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Lee County Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

71.43 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

1.03 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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Lee County Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Florida239,639623,817,223.419100%

Lee County Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Charlotte County202,661214.90$169.16/mo
Collier County397,994214.73$175.79/mo
Hendry County39,439417.66$192.05/mo
Lee County822,453214.83$171.89/mo

Cities Lee County Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Lee County Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What cities does Lee County Electric Cooperative sell electricity to?

Lee County Electric Cooperative has customers in 4 cities.

When will Lee County Electric Cooperative power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Lee County Electric Cooperative's customers is 71.43 minutes.

What is the phone number for Lee County Electric Cooperative?

Lee County Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (239) 656-2300

What is the average bundled bill for Lee County Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Customers of Lee County Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $178.01.

Who is the CEO of Lee County Electric Cooperative?

Lee County Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Denise Vidal.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Lee County Electric Cooperative customers?

Customers of Lee County Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 14.69 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Lee County Electric Cooperative offer service to?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Lee County Electric Cooperative.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06