Florida electricity rates in May 2017 averaged 11.38 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 13 percent less than the 13.02 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in May 2017.
Florida natural gas rates in May 2017 averaged 22.59 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 71 percent more than the 13.21 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in May 2017.
With Florida’s sunny reputation, it’s logical to believe that the state would be near the top of the charts when it comes to solar energy, right? Wrong.
The NREL recently assessed the state of solar in the U.S. and found that rooftop has the potential to power nearly two-fifths of the nation.
Florida has an estimated population of 18,801,310, which ranks 3rd in the nation. 
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