Florida Energy Facts

Quick Facts

  • In 2020, Florida consumed less energy per capita than all but six other states, but it was the fourth-largest energy-consuming state overall and used about seven times more energy than it produced.
  • Despite the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida’s many tourists helped make the state the nation’s third-highest motor gasoline consumer in 2020 and the second-highest jet fuel user in 2021.
  • Florida is the second-largest producer of electricity after Texas, and natural gas fueled about 74% of Florida’s total electricity net generation in 2021.
  • Florida’s residential sector, where more than 9 in 10 households use electricity for home heating and air conditioning, consumes more than half (54%) of the electricity used in Florida, the largest share of any state.
  • In 2021, Florida surpassed North Carolina to become third in the nation in total solar power generating capacity, after California and Texas.

Last Updated: January 19, 2023 (Link: https://www.eia.gov/state/?sid=FL)


  • Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)
  • Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU)
  • Duke Energy Florida
  • Tampa Electric Company (TECO)

Investor-owned utilities serve approximately 75 percent of the state’s population. The remaining 25 percent is provided by the 33 municipal electric utilities and 16 rural electric cooperatives.  (Link: https://www.flpublicpower.com/municipal-members##)


Florida Public Service Commission Regulated Companies can be found on the Florida Public Service Commission website.