Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Electric Profile

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Kenai Peninsula Borough is 2nd in the state out of 29 counties for total natural gas production, with 520,880 megawatt hours generated using the fuel source.

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Kenai Peninsula Borough is 405th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 527,489 megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels.

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The largest supplier in Kenai Peninsula Borough by megawatt hours sold is Chugach Electric.

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Kenai Peninsula Borough produces 49.69% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, giving it a ranking of 525th in the United States out of 3220 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

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Kenai Peninsula Borough released 108,716,377.71 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes it the 4th highest polluting county in Alaska.

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Kenai Peninsula Borough produces 17.86 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 6 highest county out of 29 counties in Alaska for production per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    471,516 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.03 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,048,489 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    527,489 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    521,000 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.86 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    108,716,378 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,851.82 kg

Kalifornsky CDP, AK Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Kalifornsky CDP is approximately 24.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Alaska and United States average prices of 22.57 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 525 total residential customers, Chugach Electric is the largest provider in the city.

Kalifornsky CDP is home to zero electricity plants. Coming in as the 11th worst ranked city out of 355 cities in Alaska, the city emits 31,079,786.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 157th worst in Alaska for emissions per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 3,621.93 kilograms of emissions per person.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kalifornsky CDP

Kalifornsky CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.270/kWh$0.215/kWh$163.88/mo.$98.84/mo.
34th24.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kalifornsky CDP
21st$125.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kalifornsky CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kalifornsky CDP, Alaska

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Chugach ElectricBUNDLED21.11105.74No DataIcon representing missing value.692,965146,259,484
Homer Electric AssociationBUNDLED28.59145.2No DataIcon representing missing value.173,32349,557,172

Zips with electric coverage in Kalifornsky CDP, Alaska include: 99669, 99611, 99610

Kenai, AK Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Kenai is approximately 24.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Alaska and United States average prices of 22.57 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Generating 61.13 megawatt hours per customer living in the city, Kenai ranks as the 6th highest producer per capita in Alaska out of 355 cities. Chugach Electric sells 4,412.8 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other vendor.

In Kenai, Natural Gas is 100.00% of the fuel types utilized for electricity production. Coming in as the 15th worst ranked city out of 355 cities in Alaska, the city emits 26,904,728.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s emissions reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,475.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 317th highest polluting city in Alaska for CO2 pollution per capita. Kenai has the 12th highest electricity producing plants of any city in Alaska, with 2 total plants. This is also the 77th most plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kenai

Kenai residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.270/kWh$0.215/kWh$163.88/mo.$98.84/mo.
34th24.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kenai
21st$125.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kenai Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kenai, Alaska

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Chugach ElectricBUNDLED21.11105.74No DataIcon representing missing value.692,965146,259,484
Homer Electric AssociationBUNDLED28.59145.2404,839173,32349,557,172

Homer, AK Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Homer is approximately 24.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Alaska and United States average prices of 22.57 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 109 total residential customers, Chugach Electric is the largest provider in the city.

Homer is home to zero electricity plants. Coming in as the 21st worst ranked city out of 355 cities in Alaska, the city emits 20,677,601.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 157th worst in Alaska for emissions per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 3,621.93 kilograms of emissions per person.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Homer

Homer residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.270/kWh$0.215/kWh$163.88/mo.$98.84/mo.
34th24.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Homer
21st$125.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Homer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Homer, Alaska

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Chugach ElectricBUNDLED21.11105.74No DataIcon representing missing value.692,965146,259,484
Homer Electric AssociationBUNDLED28.59145.2No DataIcon representing missing value.173,32349,557,172

Energy Production in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

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Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Conventional Hydroelectric 466,635No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kenai AK Natural Gas 404,839190,688,195.32471.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Tesoro Kenai Cogeneration PlantTesoro Alaska Company LLC (100.00%)
Kenai AK Natural Gas 68,43214,091,144.2205.91No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Conventional Hydroelectric 60,854No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Soldotna AK Natural Gas 35,25918,966,084.76537.91No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Beluga CDP AK Natural Gas 8,88212,832,614.061,444.79No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Natural Gas 3,4685,060,915.861,459.32No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Seldovia AK Distillate Fuel Oil 120108,753.84906.28No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 1,851.82 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the county due to electricity use, ranking them as the 2598th highest in the United States. At 1,851.82 kilograms per person and 58,708 citizens in the county, the county emits 108,716,377.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This is the 4th worst rank in Alaska for total emissions from electricity consumption. The main fuel type used in Kenai Peninsula Borough is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 50.31% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 49.68% and 0.01% of total electricity production, respectively. Kenai Peninsula Borough has 8 power generation plants, which is 6th most in Alaska.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
50.31%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
49.68%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Kenai Peninsula Borough supplying electricity. Of those 2, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Some net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Alaska has restricted laws for consumers interested in installing solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Kenai Peninsula Borough averages out to about 6.88% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 3.93%, Kenai Peninsula Borough is the 17th best county in Alaska for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

Providers In Each City in Kenai Peninsula Borough:

  • Homer, Alaska:
    • Chugach Electric: 50.00%
    • Homer Electric Association: 50.00%
  • Kachemak, Alaska:
    • Homer Electric Association: 50.00%
    • Chugach Electric: 50.00%
  • Kenai, Alaska:
    • Homer Electric Association: 50.00%
    • Chugach Electric: 50.00%
  • Seldovia, Alaska:
    • Homer Electric Association: 50.00%
    • Chugach Electric: 50.00%
  • Seward, Alaska:
    • Chugach Electric: 35.17%
    • Seward Public Utilities: 29.66%
    • Homer Electric Association: 35.17%
  • Soldotna, Alaska:
    • Chugach Electric: 50.00%
    • Homer Electric Association: 50.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska?

By total revenue, Chugach Electric is the largest electricity provider in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.

How many electric companies offer service in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska?

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is home to 2 electricity providers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska?

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska has 8 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska?

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1Chugach Electric121,213
2Homer Electric Association32,228

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16