Florida Municipal Electric Utilities

There are 34 municipal electric (public power) utilities in the state, and they serve over 3 million Floridians, or 25 percent of Florida’s population. In the United States, there are more than 2,000 municipal utilities, serving 14.7 percent of the nation’s electrical needs, or one in seven persons.

Municipal utilities are governed by an elected city commission, or an appointed or elected utility board. Municipal utilities are not-for-profit. Capital is raised through operating revenues or sale of tax-exempt bonds.

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Florida cities that own municipal utilities are:
Alachua Lake Worth
Bartow Leesburg
Blountstown Moore Haven
Bushnell Mount Dora
Chattahoochee Newberry
Clewiston New Smyrna Beach (Utilities Commission – UCNSB)
Fort Meade Ocala (Ocala Electric Utility)
Fort Pierce (Fort Pierce Utilities Authority) Orlando (Orlando Utilities Commission – OUC)
Gainesville (Gainesville Regional Utilities – GRU) Quincy
Green Cove Springs Reedy Creek
Havana St. Cloud (Operated by OUC)
Homestead Starke
Jacksonville (JEA) Tallahassee
Jacksonville Beach (Beaches Energy Services) Wauchula
Keys Energy Services Williston
Kissimmee (Kissimmee Utility Authority – KUA) Winter Park
Lakeland (Lakeland Electric)

Florida Municipal Utility Map

There are 34 municipal electric (public power) utilities in the state, and they serve approximately 3 million Floridians, or 25 percent of Florida’s population.

In the United States, there are more than 2,000 municipal utilities, serving 14.7 percent of the nation’s electrical needs, or one in seven persons.

Municipal utilities are governed by an elected city commission, or an appointed or elected utility board. Municipal utilities are not-for-profit. Capital is raised through operating revenues or sale of tax-exempt bonds.