Tallahassee, FL (July 31, 2014) — FMEA’s Bill Comparison for July 2014 shows Municipal Electric Utilities are lowest in all 15 categories.
The report compares utility bills for residential, commercial and industrial utility customers categorized by consumption in 15 categories. The report is produced monthly and includes billing information from investor-owned and municipal utilities.
Lakeland Electric reported the lowest bills in ten categories. The City of Tallahassee and the City of Mount Dora showed the lowest rates in two categories, while the City of Williston reported the lowest rates in one category. For commercial bills, the report shows Lakeland Electric is lowest in four categories, the City of Tallahassee is lowest in two, and both Mount Dora and Williston are lowest in one. In the industrial sector, Lakeland Electric is lowest in three categories, while the City of Mount Dora is the lowest in one. For residential bills, Lakeland Electric is lowest in all three 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, local payments in lieu of taxes, and gross receipts taxes.
The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) represents the unified interests of Florida’s public power communities, which provide electricity to more than 3 million of Florida’s residential and business consumers.
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