Skagway Municipality, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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Skagway Municipality, Alaska Electricity Overview

While most counties attempt to decrease non-renewable fuel sources, Skagway Municipality's use of non-renewable fuel sources in their power facilities has increased by 7.62% throughout the previous year.

Skagway Municipality averages 13.69 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 3rd highest in Alaska out of 30.

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Skagway Municipality pay an average rate of 204.23% more than the national average at 43.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

As the 21st largest generator of electricity of all 30 counties in the state, Skagway Municipality produces 18,401 megawatt hours of electricity.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Skagway Municipality totals $146.38. In contrast, the national average bill is $129.86.

Skagway Municipality consumes roughly 55.10% of the electricity that is produced in their power generating plants and they either export or store the leftover electricity.


  • Total Consumption

    10,139 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.18 MWh


  • Total Production

    18,401 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    16,974 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,427 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    14.84 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    580,890 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    468.46 kg

Skagway CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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Skagway CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 43.91 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 91.68% more than the state's average price of 22.91 cents, which ranks the city 228th best average for electricity price out of 359 cities in the state. The city produces over 0 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 34th most in total generation for any city in the state. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Inside Passage Electric Cooperative.

Skagway CDP residents average 2,974.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 3,462,842.45 kilograms, the city ranks 78th highest in Alaska for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. There is one power generation plant in the city. When it comes to electricity generation, Skagway CDP's top fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 63.67% of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Skagway CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.408/kWh$0.263/kWh$200.98/mo.$89.30/mo.
228th43.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Skagway CDP
154th$146.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Skagway CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Skagway CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED35.70141.23,92826,6169,502,712
Inside Passage Electric CooperativeBUNDLED58.17187.294,249.992,472,264.29
Pelican UtilityBUNDLED37.88110.52269.55102,116.4

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Electricity Production in Skagway Municipality, Alaska

Power Plants in Skagway Municipality, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Skagway Municipality AK Conventional Hydroelectric 14,473
Skagway CDP AK Conventional Hydroelectric 3,9281,054,275.17268.4

Skagway Municipality, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Skagway Municipality residents average 468.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 25th highest in the state out of 30 in this category. With total emissions of 580,889.7 kilograms, the county ranks 2858th highest in the United States for total pollution from electricity use. The county is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 980th most plants within a county out of the nation's 3221 counties. Skagway Municipality has about 92.24% of its electricity generated by Conventional Hydroelectric.

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Skagway Municipality, Alaska Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Skagway Municipality providing electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.


What electricity company is the largest provider in Skagway Municipality, Alaska?

The largest electricity company in Skagway Municipality, Alaska by total customer count is Inside Passage Electric Cooperative.

How many electric companies offer service in Skagway Municipality, Alaska?

Skagway Municipality, Alaska is home to 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Skagway Municipality, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Inside Passage Electric Cooperative114
2Pelican Utility98
3Alaska Power and Telephone5

How many power plants are located within Skagway Municipality, Alaska?

There are 2 electricity plants located in Skagway Municipality, Alaska

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-13