The table below explains each charge on your utility bill based on average monthly consumption levels (1,000 kWh of electric service and 6,000 gallons of water used with a 5/8” meter).
Utility Services: Electric, Water and Sewer Service Charges
|Basic Monthly Charge
||Fixed monthly cost of providing service to your home. JEA must maintain your meter(s), pipes and wires whether or not electricity, water or sewer services are used.
||All costs to produce and distribute electricity other than fuel. This example is based on 1,000 kWh.(Normally includes JEA’s City Contribution cost. For this example, the City Contribution is broken out below.)
||The cost of fuel (coal, natural gas, etc.) used to generate and supply electricity. This includes purchased power as needed.
||Costs to bring water to your home and/or sewer from your home including system maintenance, distribution and treatment. This example is based on 6,000 gallons. (Normally includes JEA’s City Contribution cost. For this example, the City Contribution is broken out below.)
||If you use more than 2,750 kWh during a billing period, you will be charged an additional $0.01 per kWh, to encourage conservation. If you use less than 2,750 kWh (as in this example using 1,250 kWh), you will see the Conservation Charge listed, but there will be no charge.
||Provides funding for environmental and regulatory programs.
|All your electric, water and sewer service charges.
Government Transfers: Taxes, fees and contributions paid to city or state government
||The portion of your bill collected by JEA for the City of Jacksonville to support general government services not related to JEA. The City Contribution is shown here to reflect the amount of your bill that goes toward government transfers. However, on your actual bill, this charge is included in the electric or usage charge.
|Public Service Tax based on the City of Jacksonville tax
||Tax that applies to electric and water service to customers living in the cities of Jacksonville and Atlantic Beach, the town of Baldwin and unincorporated portions of Clay County. JEA collects this tax and passes it on as required.
|City Franchise Fee
||Charge for the utility to use public right-of-ways and provide service within municipal boundaries. This fee is passed directly to the city government in which the service is provided.
|State Gross Receipts Tax
||This tax is assessed on all electric public utilities and paid directly to the State of Florida.
|All charges transferred to other government entities
Total: Utility Services and Government Transfers
|TOTAL (utility services + government transfers charges)