Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Electric Profile

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While the national average residential electric rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s average price is 59.38% above that at 21.44 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough generates 340,362 megawatt hours from hydroelectric plants in the past 12 months, which gives them a rank of 3rd highest in the state out of 29 counties for total hydroelectric production.

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Residents of Matanuska-Susitna Borough use enough electricity to release 2,204.88 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 2508th highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the country.

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When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Matanuska-Susitna Borough had a 10.08% increase throughout the preceding year.

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Matanuska Electric Association is the largest supplier in Matanuska-Susitna Borough when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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In Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has declined by 10.89% throughout the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    869,953 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.03 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    340,362 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    340,362 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    238,825,981 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,204.88 kg

Knik-Fairview CDP, AK Electric Overview

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Knik-Fairview CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 21.44 cents per kilowatt hour paid by consumers within the city borders, which is 5.02% below the average Alaska price of 22.57 cents and 59.38% higher than the US average of 13.45 cents. Matanuska Electric Association has 1,543 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Emissions in Knik-Fairview CDP average 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 157th worst polluting city out of 355 cities in Alaska based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 63,228,041.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the city 4th highest for total emissions in Alaska. In the city, there are no power generating plants so the city must depend on electricity generated outside of the city limits.

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 December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.224/kWh$0.194/kWh$180.74/mo.$101.02/mo.
10th21.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Knik-Fairview CDP
60th$132.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Knik-Fairview CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Knik-Fairview CDP, Alaska

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Matanuska Electric AssociationBUNDLED21.44132.23No DataIcon representing missing value.450,45196,565,572

Tanaina CDP, AK Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 21.44 cents per kilowatt hour for Tanaina CDP, which is 5.02% lower than Alaska's average price of 22.57 cents. This means the city is 10th best for average electricity rate out of 355 cities in the state. Selling 6,472.5 megawatt hours, Matanuska Electric Association is the largest supplier in the city.

Tanaina CDP has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 37,899,881.26 kilograms, which is 6th highest in the state out of 355 cities. The city averages 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 69th highest city in Alaska in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tanaina CDP

Tanaina CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.224/kWh$0.194/kWh$180.74/mo.$101.02/mo.
10th21.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tanaina CDP
60th$132.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tanaina CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tanaina CDP, Alaska

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Matanuska Electric AssociationBUNDLED21.44132.23No DataIcon representing missing value.450,45196,565,572

Lakes CDP, AK Electric Overview

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Lakes CDP's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 21.44 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.02% less than Alaska's average rate of 22.57 cents. Selling 2,936.73 megawatt hours each year, Matanuska Electric Association is the largest vendor in the city.

Lakes CDP is the 7th worst ranked city in Alaska out of 355 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 36,965,423.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakes CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.224/kWh$0.194/kWh$180.74/mo.$101.02/mo.
10th21.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakes CDP
60th$132.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakes CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakes CDP, Alaska

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Matanuska Electric AssociationBUNDLED21.44132.23No DataIcon representing missing value.450,45196,565,572

Energy Production in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Matanuska-Susitna Borough emits 2,204.88 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 21st worst polluting county out of 29 counties in Alaska and 2508th out of 3220 counties nationally. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for the county from electricity consumption is 238,825,980.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 1086th highest in the nation. The county has one power generation plant within its borders. This is the 1432nd most plants within a county and the 1944th highest number of power plants per citizen, out of 3220 counties, in the nation. Matanuska-Susitna Borough's top fuel consumed for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 340,362 megawatt hours from this fuel.

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Net Metering

Matanuska-Susitna Borough is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the only company in the county allows for net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Matanuska-Susitna Borough has an average of 5.33% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Alaska average is 3.93%, resulting in a rank of 2280th best in the country and a state rank of 15th best out of 3220 and 29 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

Providers In Each City in Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

  • Houston, Alaska:
    • Matanuska Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Palmer, Alaska:
    • Matanuska Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Wasilla, Alaska:
    • Matanuska Electric Association: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska by total revenue is Matanuska Electric Association.

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

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1Matanuska Electric Association61,008

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