FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for February 2020

Posted By: Garnie Holmes Electric Bill Comparisons ,

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for February 2020 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $16.03 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh.

Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories; Lakeland Electric reported the lowest bills in six categories. Mount Dora reported the lowest bills in five categories and the City of Starke in two and the City of Bartow and the City of Tallahassee in one each.

For residential bills, out of three categories; the City of Starke reported the lowest bills in two categories and the City of Bartow in one.

For commercial bills, out of eight ranked categories Lakeland Electric reported the lowest bills in five categories; the City of Mount Dora reported the lowest bills in two and the City of Tallahassee in one.

In the industrial sector, out of four ranked categories; the City of Mount Dora reported the lowest bills in three categories and Lakeland Electric in one.

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 February, click here.