Petersburg Borough, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Petersburg Borough, Alaska Electricity Overview

Petersburg Borough's ability to provide 13,520 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 412th highest hydroelectric energy producing county in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Petersburg Borough ranks 21st out of 30 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming 27,640.2 megawatt hours.

At $136.01, the Petersburg Borough average monthly residential electric bill is 2.12% above the Alaska average.

Hydroelectric power now accounts for 94.00% of the electricity produced in the county after a 1.86% in electricity generated using hydroelectric power.

Petersburg Power Plant is the largest electricity supplier in Petersburg Borough when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

With 3,398 citizens living within the county and 14,383.38 megawatt hours produced per year, Petersburg Borough has a per capita production of 4.23 megawatt hours. The city ranks 18 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Alaska.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    27,640 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    14,383 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    13,520 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    863 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,357,861 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,871.06 kg

Petersburg CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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Petersburg CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 19.99 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.00% lower than the average state price of 22.72 cents. Petersburg CDP produces 58.11% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from neighboring municipalities or rural area electricity generation plants. The city has increased hydroelectric power use by 1.86% and the source now makes up 94.00% of all electricity generation there.

Electricity consumption in Petersburg CDP results in the release of 5,118,971.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 60th highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 345th worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city has one power plant within its borders. When considering electricity production, Petersburg CDP's top fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 94.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Petersburg CDP

Petersburg CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.375/kWh$0.263/kWh$200.98/mo.$89.30/mo.
1st19.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Petersburg CDP
125th$136.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Petersburg CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Petersburg 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
Petersburg Power PlantBUNDLED10.29136.2114,383.3822,312.62,296,537.55

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Kake, AK Electricity Overview

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Kake's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 47.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 108.84% more than the state's average price of 22.72 cents. This means the city is 257th out of 359 cities in Alaska for best average electricity rate. Inside Passage Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Kake is the 118th largest city in the state, with a population of 543.

Electricity consumption in Kake results in the release of 1,894,977.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 122nd highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 189th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Kake must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kake

Kake residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.375/kWh$0.263/kWh$200.98/mo.$89.30/mo.
257th47.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kake
194th$164.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kake, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Inside Passage Electric CooperativeBUNDLED58.17187.292,1884,249.992,472,264.29

Port Alexander, AK Electricity Overview

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Electricity consumption in Port Alexander results in the release of 272,206.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 262nd highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 65th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Port Alexander must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Electricity Production in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Petersburg CDP AK Conventional Hydroelectric 14,383.38670,302.9846.6

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Petersburg Borough has the 2773rd largest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the country, emitting 6,357,860.86 kilograms. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 1,871.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Petersburg Borough is the 24th highest polluting county in the state. Approximately 94.00% of Petersburg Borough's electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Petersburg Borough has one electricity generation plant.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
94.00%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
6.00%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Petersburg Borough providing electricity. Of those 2, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their consumers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. At the state level, Alaska is known for heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Power Companies in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

Providers In Each City in Petersburg Borough:

  • Kake, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 44.55%
    • Inside Passage Electric Cooperative: 55.45%
  • Kupreanof, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

Petersburg Borough, Alaska is home to one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

The largest electricity supplier in Petersburg Borough, Alaska by total customer count is Petersburg Power Plant.

How many electric companies offer service in Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

There are 2 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Petersburg Borough, Alaska.

What electricity companies offer service in Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Petersburg Power Plant2,218
2Alaska Power and Telephone31

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-13