No worries about air-conditioning SoFla house or condo…utility bills getting cheaper

You read that right. If you’re contemplating moving, the state’s major utility company Florida Power & Light just asked state regulators to approve charging customers less in May to reflect lower fuel prices. 

That’s on top of rate reductions already set in April that would charge the average residential customer nearly $7 less, according to FPL. 

So, a typical 1,000-kilowatt residential customer's bill would be at least $14 less in May than it is today, once Florida Public Service Commission approves FPL’s request. The reduction will reflect lower projected prices for natural gas used in FPL’s power plants, the company said. 

A customer’s monthly bill depends on rates OK’d by the Florida Public Service Commission and the amount of electricity the customer uses, FPL reminds customers. 

Bills tend to increase in warmer months when more air-conditioning is used," FPL noted, but the utility offers savings tips at 

“We are committed to providing reliable energy and keeping customer bills as low as possible,” FPL president and CEO Armando Pimentel said in the statement. “While we are pleased with the possibility of back-to-back rate reductions, we also encourage customers to take advantage of tools and tips from our energy experts to help customers reduce their energy usage and make their bills even lower.”

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