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- Geologists believe there may be large crude oil and natural gas deposits in the federal Outer Continental Shelf off of Florida’s western coast.
- Florida was second only to Texas in 2015 in net electricity generation, and third in the nation in electricity consumption, behind Texas and California.
- Renewable energy accounted for 2.3% of Florida’s total net electricity generation in 2015. Nearly nine-tenths of that renewable power came from biomass.
- Five-sixths of the natural gas consumed in Florida is used to generate electricity, and natural gas fuels nearly two-thirds of Florida's net electricity generation.
- Florida's Martin generating station is the only concentrating solar thermal plant east of the Rocky Mountains and produced one-fourth of the state's net solar generation in 2015.
- Electricity accounts for 90% of the site energy consumed by Florida households, and the annual electricity expenditures of $1,900 are 40% higher than the U.S. average, according to EIA's Residential Energy Consumption Survey.
Last Updated: August 18, 2016
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