Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska Electricity Overview

In Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, 1,652 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel types. Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area ranks 929th out of 3221 counties in the US for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area is home to 5,753 residents and its power generation facilities produce 49,805 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 8.66 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area produces 8.37 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area the 521st highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the United States out of 3221 counties.

As the 16th highest producer of electricity of all 30 counties in Alaska, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area produces 49,805 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

Residents of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area consume enough electricity to release 240.43 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the state average of 3,489.83.

At an average residential price of 33.32 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area pay a 138.14% markup from the US average rate.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    46,796 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    49,805 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    48,153 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,652 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.66 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,383,176 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    240.43 kg

Metlakatla CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, Metlakatla CDP's residential electricity rate is 24.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 76.38% above the average US price of 13.99 cents. Metlakatla CDP citizens use 328.44% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage. Metlakatla Power & Light is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Metlakatla CDP's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. The city produces 3,601 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 3,529,280.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 75th highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 2,427.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 341st highest polluting city in Alaska when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Metlakatla CDP has the 12th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Metlakatla CDP

Metlakatla 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.
6th24.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Metlakatla CDP
126th$136.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Metlakatla CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Metlakatla 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
Metlakatla Power & LightBUNDLED15.28136.694,6367,431.131,135,105.83

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Craig, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, Craig's residential electricity rate is 34.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 143.60% above the average US price of 13.99 cents. Citizens of Craig use 64.51% less megawatt hours than is generated in the city. Alaska Power and Telephone sells an estimated 0.03 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

Craig's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. The city produces 22,727 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 310,929.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 253rd highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 300.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 346th highest polluting city in Alaska when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Craig has the 6th most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 3 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Craig

Craig 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.
112th34.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Craig
69th$135.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Craig Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Craig, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9923,74726,7249,108,814

Klawock, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, Klawock's residential electricity rate is 34.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 143.60% above the average US price of 13.99 cents. Klawock citizens use 976.11% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage. With a rise of 1.88% in CO2 emissions per person, the city has work to do to combat future emissions issues.

Klawock's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. The city produces 600 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 2,739,393.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 97th highest in Alaska out of 359 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,804.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 59th highest polluting city in Alaska when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Klawock has the 12th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Klawock

Klawock 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.
112th34.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Klawock
69th$135.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Klawock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Klawock, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9960026,7249,108,814

Electricity Production in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska

Power Plants in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Craig AK Conventional Hydroelectric 22,727
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area AK Conventional Hydroelectric 13,956
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area AK Conventional Hydroelectric 6,206
Metlakatla CDP AK Conventional Hydroelectric 3,601
Hiilangaay HydroHaida Corporation (50.00%)Alaska Power and Telephone (50.00%)
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area AK Conventional Hydroelectric 1,663
Craig AK Distillate Fuel Oil 696515,395.43740.51
Klawock Power Generation StationAlaska Power and Telephone (100.00%)
Klawock AK Distillate Fuel Oil 600484,132.4806.89
Craig AK Distillate Fuel Oil 324360,784.211,113.53
Thorne Bay AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2075,046.083,752.3
Hydaburg AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1236,745.173,062.1

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county produces 48,153 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 1,383,176.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2856th largest amount in the country out of 3221 counties and 25th highest in Alaska out of 30 counties. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 240.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2832nd ranked county in the nation for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area is home to 10 electricity producing plants, which is highest in the state.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
96.68%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
3.32%

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska Net Metering

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Alaska has heavily restricted regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Power Companies in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska

Providers In Each City in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area:

  • Coffman Cove, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 100.00%
  • Craig, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 100.00%
  • Edna Bay, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 100.00%
  • Hydaburg, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 100.00%
  • Kasaan, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 100.00%
  • Klawock, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 100.00%
  • Thorne Bay, 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 located within Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska?

There are 10 power plants located in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska?

By total megawatt hours sold, Metlakatla Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska.

How many electric companies offer service in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska?

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska.

Which electricity companies offer service in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Metlakatla Power & Light945
2Alaska Power and Telephone53

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-13