Anchorage Municipality, AK: 3 Electric Providers

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Electricity Overview

At an average residential price of 28.25 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 15.90 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Anchorage Municipality pay a 77.71% markup from the nationwide average rate.

Anchorage Municipality is the 2126th highest polluting county in the country based on pollution per capita.

The use of natural gas in Anchorage Municipality yields a total of 1.63 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 534th in the country out of 3230 counties.

Anchorage Municipality is the highest producing county in the state out of 30 counties when considering megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels.

Anchorage Municipality produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.13 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Emitting 1,118,771,255.76 kilograms of CO2 gases, Anchorage Municipality has the 309th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 3230 counties in the nation.


  • Total Consumption

    2,359,881 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.22 MWh


  • Total Production

    38,673 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    38,671 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.13 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    1,118,771,256 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,896.19 kg

Anchorage municipality, AK Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Anchorage municipality is about 28.25 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 20.22% above Alaska's average rate of 23.50 cents, ranking the city at 9th best average for electricity rate out of 359 cities in the state. There are 1.63 megawatt hours generated by plants in the city from the burning of natural gas. This is the 3rd most for a city in the state out of 359 cities. Power plants in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuel types for 0.00% of the megawatt hours generate.

Emissions in Anchorage municipality average 3,896.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 6th worst polluting city out of 359 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 3,896.19 kilograms per person and 287,145 people in the city, the city emits 1,118,771,255.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the worst rank in the state for total emissions. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. When considering electricity generation, Anchorage municipality's top fuel is Landfill Gas, accounting for 38,671.37 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Anchorage municipality

Anchorage municipality residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.304/kWh$0.238/kWh$166.20/mo.$93.18/mo.
9th28.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Anchorage municipality
2nd$126.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Anchorage municipality Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Anchorage municipality, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED37.46149.3727,113.2910,156,727
Chugach ElectricBUNDLED20.21102.851,805,318591,607.59119,535,544
Matanuska Electric AssociationBUNDLED22.13133.92678,552456,891.28101,103,221

Zips with electric coverage in Anchorage municipality, Alaska include: 99504, 99508, 99507, 99577, 99502, 99515, 99516, 99501, 99517, 99503, 99518 and 6 other zip code(s).

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Electricity Production in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska

Power Plants in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
JBER Landfill Gas Power PlantDoyon Utilities, LLC (100.00%)
Anchorage municipality AK Landfill Gas 38,94421,114,766.32542.18

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Anchorage Municipality average 3,896.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 2126th highest polluting county based on emissions per capita. At 3,896.19 kilograms per person and 287,145 residents in the county, the county emits 1,118,771,255.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. There is one electricity plant in the county. Anchorage Municipality's main fuel consumed for electricity production is Landfill Gas. They generate 38,671.37 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel source.

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Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Anchorage Municipality providing electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Anchorage Municipality averages out to about 5.30% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Anchorage Municipality receiving a rank of 2088th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska


Which electricity company is the largest provider in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska?

The largest electricity supplier in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska by total revenue is Chugach Electric.

What electricity companies offer service in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Chugach Electric106,445
2Matanuska Electric Association5,195
3Alaska Power and Telephone21

How many electric companies offer service in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska?

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Anchorage Municipality, Alaska?

There is one active electricity plant in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska

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Published: 2022-09-13