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Natural gas growing in Florida electric generation, EIA says

By Bob Downing Published: December 18, 2013

From the U.S. Energy Information Administration today:

Dec 18, 2013


graph of Florida electricity generation, as explained in the article text

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electricity Monthly Update

Florida's electric system is made up of the electric systems operated by two large electric balancing authorities (Florida Power & Light and the Florida Power Corporation) as well as several smaller electric systems like the Tampa Electric Company (a municipal utility) and the Seminole Electric Cooperative. Each of these systems balances system demand and output through a combination of running their own electric generating units and trading with neighboring systems. Additionally, about 8% of Florida's system demand is imported from the Southeast electric region, a large portion of which comes from a large coal-fired unit located in Georgia owned by Florida Power & Light.

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