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  • In 2019, Florida consumed less energy per capita than all but three other states, but it was the third-largest energy-consuming state overall and used almost eight times more energy than it produced.
  • Florida's many tourists helped make the state the nation's third-highest motor gasoline consumer in 2019, and the third-highest jet fuel user in 2020.
  • Florida is the second-largest producer of electricity after Texas, and natural gas fueled about 75% of Florida's total electricity net generation in 2020.
  • Florida's residential sector, where more than 9 in 10 households use electricity for home heating and air conditioning, consumes more than half of the electricity used in Florida, the largest share of any state.
  • In 2020, Florida surpassed Arizona to become fourth in the nation, after California, Texas, and North Carolina, in total solar power generating capacity.

Last Updated: December 16, 2021

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