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. 

A Great Leap Forward in Storm Protection and Reliability for Lake Worth Beach

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Celebrating Earth Day 2020
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Our investment in solar energy provides two things people love: low cost and clean power
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Annual Report

Lake Worth Beach Electric Utility 2019 Annual Report: A year of progress against our most important goals and our vision for the future.

Public Power

Public power utilities are rooted in the communities they serve and invest revenues directly back into the community…

You might be surprised that the more electricity you use, the less energy you’ll use overall…

From The Electric Utility Director
Our Stats 
Installed Solar Watts Per Customer

Our purchase of 36 megawatts of solar power from FMPA’s Solar 2 Project, our own 1.7 Megawatt solar farm’s output, and our 22 Megawatt share in the St. Lucie nuclear plant will enable our customers to benefit from an electric supply that is over 50% carbon-free by 2024

2018-19 Reliability Improvements

SAIFI: 2018-19: 39.7% reduction in sustained interruptions

On the average, customers experienced 1.97 outages per year in 2019 vs. 3.26 outages in 2018.


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.

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LBAR: 2018-19 Overall Length of Outages Down 28.3%

Overall Length of Outages(minutes) for the Average Customer Down 28.3%