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Here's why your JEA electric bill keeps going up

The Jaxson

The cost of gas at the pump is falling, but the fuel charge on JEA electric bills keeps going up.

The two trends show the complex state of the worldwide energy industry and how the pain is hitting consumers in different ways.

The cost of electricity used by JEA customers will be about 38% higher for a typical residential customer in August than it was the same time a year ago, a jump that stands out even in the current inflationary economy.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.