Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Electricity Overview

Emitting 979,216.8 kilograms of CO2 gases, Ketchikan Gateway Borough has the 2860th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 3221 counties in the nation.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough has achieved a decrease of 57.26% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production during the course of the past 12 months.

As the 1196th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita, Ketchikan Gateway Borough generates -0.01 megawatt hours per person per year.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough has a population of 13,948 residents.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough is the 911th largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the US, with a population of 13,948 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 118,694.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 64.01% above the nationwide average price, at 22.95 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    113,457 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    118,694 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    118,800 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -106 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    979,217 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    70.2 kg

Ketchikan, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, Ketchikan's residential electricity price is 24.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 73.50% above the average nationwide price of 13.99 cents. Ketchikan consumers consume 288.28% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours produced in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage. With an estimated 6 total residential customers, KPU Ketchikan is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Electricity use in Ketchikan results in the release of 19,696,107.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 21st largest emissions amount in Alaska out of 359 cities. This total equates to 2,404.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 342nd worst in Alaska for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city has 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 9th most out of any city in Alaska. In Ketchikan, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.46% of the fuel types used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ketchikan

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.261/kWh$0.199/kWh$187.50/mo.$85.97/mo.
5th24.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ketchikan
30th$127Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ketchikan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ketchikan, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
KPU KetchikanBUNDLED11.73115.523,11576,9669,030,408

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Saxman, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, Saxman's residential electricity price is 22.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 63.79% above the average nationwide price of 13.99 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is KPU Ketchikan. With a population of 384 residents, the city is the 152nd most populous city in the state.

Electricity use in Saxman results in the release of 1,340,094.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 157th largest emissions amount in Alaska out of 359 cities. The city also ranks 189th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 3,489.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Saxman have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Saxman

Saxman residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.245/kWh$0.190/kWh$185.63/mo.$84.05/mo.
4th22.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Saxman
29th$125.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Saxman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Saxman, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
KPU KetchikanBUNDLED11.73115.576,9669,030,408

Electricity Production in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Swan LakeSoutheast Alaska Power Agency (100.00%)
Ketchikan Gateway Borough AK Conventional Hydroelectric 81,117
Ketchikan AK Conventional Hydroelectric 23,221
Ketchikan Gateway Borough AK Conventional Hydroelectric 14,462
Ketchikan AK Distillate Fuel Oil -1061,024,419.72-9,664.34

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Ketchikan Gateway Borough results in the release of 979,216.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2860th largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3221 counties. This total results in 70.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the county ranks 2852nd highest in the country for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Around 100.09% of Ketchikan Gateway Borough's electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Ketchikan Gateway Borough has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 566th most in the US.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.09%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.09%

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Net Metering

Ketchikan Gateway Borough has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Alaska has highly restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Ketchikan Gateway Borough is about 2.79% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Ketchikan Gateway Borough a rank of 344th best in the US out of 3221.

Power Companies in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska?

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska.

How many power plants are located in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska?

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska has 4 active power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska?

By total revenue, KPU Ketchikan is the largest electricity provider in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska.

What electricity companies offer service in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1KPU Ketchikan7,885
2Alaska Power and Telephone56

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-13