LAKELAND, Fla. --Lakeland Electric announced an emergency fuel rate adjustment on Tuesday during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to a press release, city commissioners voted to lower the electric fuel charge on Monday. For the months of May and June, the fuel charge will be reduced from $27.00 per 1000 kWh to $20.00 per 1000 kWh, the release says.
The regular rate is expected to resume in July.
The company says it's accelerating the under-recovery of the fuel reserve to provide customers with emergency relief.
Residential Rates Based on 1,000 kWh
Rates – Effective May 2020
Base Charge* (see below for a breakdown of charges)
Energy & Smart Grid Charges
|$ 2.78/1000 kWh|