Petersburg Borough, AK: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Petersburg Borough, Alaska Electricity Overview

Petersburg Borough is 1675th in the US rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 49 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

Petersburg Borough's ability to produce 49 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 14th highest hydroelectric energy producing county in Alaska out of 30 counties.

Petersburg Borough produces 97.86% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 0.67 megawatt hours per resident and places Petersburg Borough as the 733rd highest county out of 3230 counties in the country for non-renewable production per capita per year.

During the past 12 months, there has been a 3.65% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production in Petersburg Borough.

Petersburg Borough's average residential electricity rate is 12.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 24.12% less than the national average price of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Petersburg Borough residents are responsible for 4,104.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the statewide average pollution per person is 3,857.56.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    27,791 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.25 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,290 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    49 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,241 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.68 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    13,825,412 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,104.93 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Petersburg CDP

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Petersburg CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.5¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 6.43% higher than April last year
  • 49.78% lower than the Alaska average
  • 26.09% lower than the US average
  • 2nd in the state out of 254 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 4,875th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 673 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 257 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.27¢ per kWh

  • 0.52% higher than last month
  • 4.96% higher than April last year
  • 49.64% lower than the Alaska average
  • 23.92% lower than the US average
  • 5th in the state out of 254 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 5,364th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 244 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,203 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$156.82 per month

  • 13.79% lower than last month
  • 3.56% higher than April last year
  • 15.3% higher than the Alaska average
  • 39.09% higher than the US average
  • 121st in the state out of 254 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 27 since April last year
  • 30,715th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 326 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,190 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$162.24 per month

  • 0.28% higher than last month
  • 4.93% higher than April last year
  • 15.62% higher than the Alaska average
  • 19.23% higher than the US average
  • 121st in the state out of 254 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 26,543rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 55 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,485 since April last year

Petersburg CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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Petersburg CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 49.64% less than the state's average price of 24.36 cents. This means the city is 5th out of 359 cities in Alaska for best average electricity rate. Petersburg CDP produces 2.90% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from neighboring municipalities or rural area electricity generation plants. Power facilities in the city have seen a 99.64% decline in the use of renewable energy versus non-renewable and fossil fuels.

Electricity consumption in Petersburg CDP results in the release of 12,770,911.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 32nd highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 60th 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 Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 93.72% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Petersburg CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.095/kWh$209.75/mo.$106.85/mo.
5th12.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Petersburg CDP
121st$162.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Petersburg CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Petersburg CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Petersburg Power PlantBUNDLED12.23162.2678021,836.62,671,367.7

Kake, AK Electricity Overview

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Kake's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 72.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 196.51% more than the state's average price of 24.36 cents. This means the city is 233rd out of 359 cities in Alaska for best average electricity rate. Kake electricity customers consume 244.27% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use electricity generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage. There has been a 1.18% decrease in the burning of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel sources in Kake in the last year.

Electricity consumption in Kake results in the release of 2,358,355.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 112th highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 25th 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, Kake's top fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 79.23% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kake

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.742/kWh$0.562/kWh$326.79/mo.$168.02/mo.
233rd72.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kake
178th$252.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kake, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Inside Passage Electric CooperativeBUNDLED72.03252.931,5104,485.853,231,378.14

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Port Alexander, AK Electricity Overview

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Electricity consumption in Port Alexander results in the release of 146,587.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 286th highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 205th 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.

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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
Kake AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,5101,339,942.42887.38
Petersburg CDP AK Distillate Fuel Oil 780563,771.63722.78

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Petersburg Borough has around 84.17% of its electricity generated by Distillate Fuel Oil. Jet Fuel (13.69%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Conventional Hydroelectric (2.14%). Around 4,104.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 1863rd worst in the country. Total emissions in the county are 13,825,411.56 kilograms, which is the 2674th worst total amount of emissions for a county in the United States. There are 2 electricity generation plants in Petersburg Borough, which is the 19th most power plants in a county in Alaska.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
84.17%
JET FUEL
Jet Fuel
Jet Fuel
13.69%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.14%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Net Metering

At the state level, Alaska has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Power Companies in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

FAQ

How many power plants are within Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

Petersburg Borough, Alaska is home to 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Petersburg Power Plant2,108

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

The largest electricity supplier in Petersburg Borough, Alaska by megawatt hours sold is Petersburg Power Plant.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01