Florida electricity rates in October 2019 averaged 11.91 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 7 percent less than the 12.84 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in October 2019.
Florida natural gas rates in October 2019 averaged 25.76 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 104 percent more than the 12.62 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in October 2019.
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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