Petersburg Borough, Alaska Electric Profile

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Petersburg Borough is ranked 2575th out of 3220 for worst polluting county in the US when considering pollution per person. The county emits 1,991.82 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

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When calculating by customer count, Petersburg Power Plant is the largest provider in Petersburg Borough.

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Non-renewable fuels are used in the generation of 18.72% of the megawatt hours produced in Petersburg Borough, ranking it 18th in Alaska out of 29 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

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Consumers in Petersburg Borough pay $136.21 per month for residential electricity, compared to the US average bill of $120.24.

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Petersburg Borough is ranked as the 21st largest consuming county out of 29 counties in the state with over 0 megawatt hours being used by residents living there.

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Petersburg Borough has a population of 3,266 residents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    26,231 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.03 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    16,329 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    13,273 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,056 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,505,273 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,991.82 kg

Petersburg CDP, AK Electric Overview

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Petersburg CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 10.29 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 54.40% lower than the state's average rate of 22.57 cents, resulting in the city ranking 1st out of 355 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Non-renewable fuel sources are often used in electricity production in the city, resulting in approximately 0.28 megawatt hours being produced from these fuel types per capita each year. The city's use of renewable energy sources for electricity generation totals 4.23 megawatt hours per capita.

On average, Petersburg CDP residents emit 1,795.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 322nd worst polluting city out of 355 cities in Alaska based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the city from electricity use is 5,632,147.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 51st highest in the state. The main fuel type utilized in Petersburg CDP is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 93.86% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There is one power generation plant in Petersburg CDP, which is the 16th most power plants in a city in Alaska and is the 75th highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Petersburg CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.103/kWh$0.100/kWh$136.21/mo.$129.03/mo.
1st10.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Petersburg CDP
94th$136.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Petersburg CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Petersburg CDP, Alaska

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Petersburg Power PlantBUNDLED10.29136.2114,141.2822,312.62,296,537.55

Kake, AK Electric Overview

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The city is the 58th highest generating city in the state out of 355 cities, averaging 3.84 megawatt hours produced per person a year. There is a deficit of 2,389.98 megawatt hours in the city due to the fact that consumers are using 109.23% more electricity than the city's electricity plants produce.

On average, Kake residents emit 4,327.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 48th highest polluting city out of 355 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,327.68 kilograms per person and 570 residents in the city, the city emits 2,466,775.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. About 100.00% of electricity in Kake comes from production using Distillate Fuel Oil. Kake is home to one power plant, which is 16th highest in Alaska and 38th most when considering plants per citizen.

Port Alexander, AK Electric Overview

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Of the 355 cities in Alaska, Port Alexander ranks 247th highest for electricity consumption total, with residents who call the city home using 706.78 megawatt hours per year. Port Alexander has the 247th highest population in Alaska, with 88 citizens residing in the city.

Around 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 157th highest polluter in Alaska out of 355 cities. A total of 318,729.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 245th worst in Alaska for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Port Alexander must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Energy Production in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

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Petersburg CDP AK Conventional Hydroelectric 14,141.28650,967.3246.03No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kake AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,1881,388,982.17634.82No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Petersburg Borough has the 2780th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity use of all of the counties in the nation, emitting 6,505,273.46 kilograms each year. The county averages 1,991.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. They rank 2575th highest in the nation in this category. Around 81.28% of electricity in Petersburg Borough comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Petersburg Borough isp home to 2 power producing plants, which is 20th most in Alaska and 15th highest when considering plants per citizen.

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81.28%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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18.72%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Net Metering

Petersburg Power Plant is the only provider we have covering Petersburg Borough. Fortunately for customers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more viable. Alaska has restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Power Companies in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

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1Petersburg Power Plant2,015

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

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

How many power plants are within Petersburg Borough, Alaska?

There are 2 active electricity plants in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16