Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Electricity Overview

While the national average residential electricity rate is 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Matanuska-Susitna Borough's average is 133.32% higher at 32.65 cents per kilowatt hour.

The county is ranked as the 8th largest generator of electricity of all 30 counties in Alaska for total electricity production, generating 139,994 megawatt hours.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough is the 5th largest producing county in the state out of 30 counties when considering megawatt hours generated from renewable fuel types.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough is the 26 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 30 counties in Alaska, with a population of 107,081 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 139,994.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity production has fallen by 17.74% over the past year in Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough ranks 217th highest county in the nation out of 3221 counties in hydroelectric power generation, producing 139,994 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric plants.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    871,024 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    139,994 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    139,994 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    313,633,063 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,928.93 kg

Knik-Fairview CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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Knik-Fairview CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 27.56 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 21.32% more than the state's average price of 22.72 cents, which ranks the city 9th best average for electricity price out of 359 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $134.04 per month. Matanuska Electric Association sells an estimated 15,786.8 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other suppliers.

Knik-Fairview CDP residents average 3,489.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 67,343,259.14 kilograms, the city ranks 3rd highest in Alaska for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Knik-Fairview CDP, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Knik-Fairview CDP

Knik-Fairview CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.289/kWh$0.240/kWh$181.79/mo.$100.72/mo.
9th27.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Knik-Fairview CDP
41st$134.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Knik-Fairview CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Knik-Fairview CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Matanuska Electric AssociationBUNDLED21.53132.25454,56597,869,778

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North Lakes CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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North Lakes CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 27.81 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 22.41% more than the state's average price of 22.72 cents, which ranks the city 12th best average for electricity price out of 359 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $134.12 per month. Matanuska Electric Association sells an estimated 3,663.62 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other suppliers.

North Lakes CDP residents average 3,489.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 32,978,898.22 kilograms, the city ranks 8th highest in Alaska for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within North Lakes CDP, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Lakes CDP

North Lakes CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.292/kWh$0.241/kWh$182.51/mo.$100.43/mo.
12th27.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Lakes CDP
43rd$134.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Lakes CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Lakes CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Matanuska Electric AssociationBUNDLED21.53132.25454,56597,869,778

Meadow Lakes CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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Meadow Lakes CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 27.81 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 22.41% more than the state's average price of 22.72 cents, which ranks the city 12th best average for electricity price out of 359 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $134.12 per month. Matanuska Electric Association sells an estimated 16,732.5 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other suppliers.

Meadow Lakes CDP residents average 3,489.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 32,095,971.1 kilograms, the city ranks 9th highest in Alaska for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Meadow Lakes CDP, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meadow Lakes CDP

Meadow Lakes CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.292/kWh$0.241/kWh$182.51/mo.$100.43/mo.
12th27.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meadow Lakes CDP
43rd$134.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meadow Lakes CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meadow Lakes CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Matanuska Electric AssociationBUNDLED21.53132.25454,56597,869,778

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Electricity Production in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Knik River CDP AK Conventional Hydroelectric 139,994

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Matanuska-Susitna Borough residents average 2,928.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 20th highest in the state out of 30 in this category. With total emissions of 313,633,063.33 kilograms, the county ranks 895th highest in the United States for total pollution from electricity use. The county has one power generation plant in the county. Matanuska-Susitna Borough's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Matanuska-Susitna Borough providing electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Alaska has restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

The single company in Matanuska-Susitna Borough who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 5.33%. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Matanuska-Susitna Borough having a rank of 2161st best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

Providers In Each City in Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

  • Houston, Alaska:
    • Matanuska Electric Association: 50.00%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 50.00%
  • Palmer, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 50.00%
    • Matanuska Electric Association: 50.00%
  • Wasilla, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 50.00%
    • Matanuska Electric Association: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska?

The largest electricity company in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska by total customer count is Matanuska Electric Association.

How many electric companies offer service in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska?

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is home to 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Matanuska Electric Association62,751
2Alaska Power and Telephone331

How many power plants are located within Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska?

There is one electricity plant located in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-13