TALLASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Your electricity bill will be going up slightly in January 2021.
On Tuesday, the state’s Public Service Commission approved a series of costs, like power plant fuel, that will be passed along by the utility. Those costs are revised each year and passed through to customers.READ MORE: Residents Bubbling Up With Anger After Sunrise Utilities Department Sends Out Bloated Water Bills
FPL residential customers who use 1,000-kilowatt hours of electricity a month will see their bills go from $96.43 to $99.05, according to information released Wednesday by the Public Service Commission.
Utilities commonly use 1,000-kilowatt hour bills as a benchmark, but actual electricity consumption varies widely.READ MORE: Florida House Moves Forward On Violent Protest Crackdown
Also on Tuesday, Tampa Electric Co. announced that its residential customers who use 1,000-kilowatt hours of electricity a month will see bills go from $97.69 to $105.25 in January. Tampa Electric primarily cited higher costs for natural gas.
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On Wednesday, the Public Service Commission said customers of Florida Public Utilities Co. will see reductions in their bills in January. The company’s residential customers who use 1,000-kilowatt hours of electricity a month will have their bills go from $134.80 to $129.88, according to the commission. The company serves electric customers in some rural areas of Northwest Florida and in Nassau County.MORE NEWS: Extremely Vulnerable To COVID? Complete A Medical Exemption Form & Visit New Federal Site At MDC’s North Campus
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