FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for August

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FMEA’s Bill Comparison for July 2018 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $12.30 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh.

Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories; the City of Quincy reported the lowest bills in six categories. The Town of Havana reported the lowest bills in four categories and Lakeland Electric reported the lowest in two categories. The City of Tallahassee, the City of Chattahoochee and Florida Power & Light all report the lowest in one category each.

For residential bill categories, out of three categories; the City of Chattahoochee, the Town of Havana and Florida Power & Light all reported the lowest bills in one category.

For commercial bills, out of eight ranked categories; the Town of Havana reports the lowest bills in three categories, while Lakeland Electric and the City of Quincy report the lowest bills in two. The City of Tallahassee reports the lowest bills in one category.

In the industrial sector, out of four ranked categories; the City of Quincy reports the lowest bills in all four categories.

The FMEA Bill comparison provides a fair comparison of customer bills served by different utilities. The report includes utility rates, average franchise fees of 6 percent, and local payments in lieu of taxes.

To view the full report for the month of August, click here.