Energy Too Costly for Florida

Posted by James Steele, April 7, 2009

Florida spends more than $25B/yr importing fuel – Florida Solar Energy Center Director

While gasoline prices have recently dropped, electric costs are skyrocketing! Gasoline for all of the 90’s was about $1 a gallon, oil $18 a barrel, natural gas was $2 for a thousand cubic feet and residential electricity in Florida was 8 cents a kwh. Gasoline at it’s peak last year was over $4, oil over $140 a barrel, and natural gas over $11 for a thousand cubic feet and residential electricity in Florida was 12 cents a kwh. In the last several months, the price of electricity to some consumers in Florida has reached 15 cents per kwh. Read More…

Thanks for this Ed Brown.