Citizen Owned Energy was created by Lake Worth Beach Electric Utility, a non-profit and citizen-owned utility. We are here to provide reliable, low-cost, and clean energy to our 27,000 customers while giving back to the community.
If You Are a Customer of the Lake Worth Beach Electric Utility, You Already Own Solar Power!
Occasional localized outages of short duration may be required to allow our crews and contractors to perform the work safely, quickly, and more efficiently
Solar installations have grown fast in Florida in no small part due to the net metering policies created to spur solar growth. Now we are entering a new phase of solar where we must develop smart strategies moving forward
How Solar Energy Works In Our Lake Worth Beach Community
Our investment in solar energy provides two things our community wants: low cost & clean power
Lake Worth Beach Electric Utility has launched a $100 million System Hardening and Reliability Improvement Project (SHRIP) to ensure our systems and infrastructure are prepared, hardened, and reliable
We must manage many factors to assure our systems provide high reliability against a wide array of wildlife threats.
Lake Worth Beach Electric Utility 2020 Annual Report: We continue to improve our performance, bringing greater value to our community.
Our long awaited System Hardening and Reliability Improvement Project (SHRIP) is well underway with some customers experiencing power outages to allow us to do our work.
Installed Solar Watts Per Customer
2018-19 Reliability Improvements
SAIDI: 2018-19: total interruption duration(minutes) down 39.9%
On the average, customers experienced 79.8 minutes of outages in 2019 vs. 132.7 minutes of outages in 2018.
LBAR: 2018-19 Overall Length of Outages Down 28.3%
Overall Length of Outages(minutes) for the Average Customer Down 28.3%