Alpena County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Alpena County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Alpena County residents are accountable for 7,994.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, making it the 5th worst polluting county out of 83 counties in the state based on per capita pollution.

Alpena County uses 128.20% of the electricity that it generates.

Alpena County's ability to provide 28,834 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric energy sources, has given rise to its ranking of 12th highest hydroelectric energy producing county out of 83 counties in Michigan.

Alpena County is 22nd out of 83 counties in the state for total natural gas production, with 45,511.67 megawatt hours produced using the fuel.

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents, while residents of Alpena County pay an average rate of 5.89% more than the national average at 15.31 cents per kilowatt hour.

Customers in Alpena County deal with an average of 1.2 outages lasting 171.05 minutes per year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    289,151 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    225,538 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    34,331 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    191,207 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    231,098,364 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,994.55 kg

Alpena, MI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Alpena is about 14.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 24th out of 746 cities in Michigan. Alpena Power Company has an estimated 1,280 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. The city has had a 66.45% increase in the usage of renewable fuel sources, such as solar and wind energy, in place of fossil fuel types, like coal or oil.

Electricity use in Alpena results in 100,444,241.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 59th highest amount of any city in Michigan. Additionally, the city ranks 4th worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Petroleum Coke makes up 71.85% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Alpena. Natural Gas (22.44%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Conventional Hydroelectric (2.99%). Alpena has 3 power producing plants, which is the 2nd most for a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alpena

Alpena residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.122/kWh$99.45/mo.$60.83/mo.
24th14.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alpena
10th$76.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alpena Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alpena, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpena Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1177.4690,33612,746,300
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63178,74027,607,000

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Ossineke CDP, MI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Ossineke CDP is about 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 22nd out of 746 cities in Michigan. Alpena Power Company is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $77.46 per month.

Ossineke CDP emits 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 95th worst polluting city out of 746 cities in the state. A total of 4,603,840.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Ossineke CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ossineke CDP

Ossineke CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.122/kWh$99.45/mo.$60.83/mo.
22nd14.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ossineke CDP
13th$77.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ossineke CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ossineke CDP, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpena Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1177.4690,33612,746,300

Hubbard Lake CDP, MI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Hubbard Lake CDP is about 17.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.37% less than Michigan's average rate of 17.64 cents and 20.34% more than the US average of 14.46 cents. Consumers Energy is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $109.22 per month.

Hubbard Lake CDP emits 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 21st worst polluting city out of 746 cities in the state. A total of 4,233,359.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Hubbard Lake CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hubbard Lake CDP

Hubbard Lake CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.187/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
324th17.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hubbard Lake CDP
131st$109.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hubbard Lake CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hubbard Lake CDP, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63178,74027,607,000
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Electricity Production in Alpena County, Michigan

Power Plants in Alpena County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Alpena Cement PlantLafarge Corp (100.00%)
Alpena MI Petroleum Coke 161,475191,474,781.121,185.79
Decorative Panels IntlDecorative Panels International, Inc. (100.00%)
Alpena MI Natural Gas 35,2298,209,201.7233.02
Norway Point Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 13,759
Four Mile Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 9,005
Ninth Street Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena MI Conventional Hydroelectric 6,070

Alpena County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 231,098,363.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Alpena County due to electricity use. Additionally, the county ranks 5th highest in the state in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 7,994.55 kilograms of emissions per resident. Around 64.60% of electricity in Alpena County comes from generation using Petroleum Coke. Natural Gas and Conventional Hydroelectric are also highly used fuels in the county, with 20.18% and 12.78% of total electricity production coming from each fuel source, respectively. Alpena County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 452nd most in the country.

PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
64.60%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
20.18%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
12.78%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
2.44%

Alpena County, Michigan Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Alpena County include Alpena Power Company and Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative Michigan has poor regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Alpena County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.24% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Alpena County ranks 1259th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Alpena County, Michigan

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Alpena County, Michigan?

There are 2 electricity companies serving customers in Alpena County, Michigan.

What electricity companies offer service in Alpena County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alpena Power Company15,408
2Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative5,369

What electricity company is the largest provider in Alpena County, Michigan?

The largest electricity supplier in Alpena County, Michigan by megawatt hours sold is Alpena Power Company.

How many power plants are located in Alpena County, Michigan?

There are 5 power plants located in Alpena County, Michigan

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-24