Alpena County, MI: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

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Alpena County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Citizens of Alpena County use enough electricity to release 8,172.12 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 4th highest amount of pollution from electric consumption for a county in Michigan.

Alpena County ranks 596th out of 3230 counties in the US for natural gas generation, with 55,743.64 megawatt hours produced using the fuel.

Usage of non-renewable fuel sources has increased by 8.01% in Alpena County.

Alpena County's average residential electricity rate is 17.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.31% above the nationwide average rate of 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour.

Alpena County is 1022nd in the US out of 3230 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 1.12 megawatt hours per person per year.

Alpena County is the 969th largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3230 counties in the United States, with a population of 28,913 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 245,257.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    282,039 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    245,257 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    32,247 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    213,010 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.48 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    236,280,473 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,172.12 kg

Alpena, MI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Alpena is about 16.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.13% less than Michigan's average rate of 18.62 cents and 1.45% more than the US average of 15.95 cents. Alpena Power Company has an estimated 1,285 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. The city has had a 8.34% decrease in the use of renewable fuel types, such as solar or wind energy, compared to fossil fuels, such as coal or natural gas.

Electricity use in Alpena results in 98,106,512.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 53rd highest amount of any city in Michigan. Additionally, the city ranks 3rd worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Petroleum Coke makes up 70.33% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Alpena. Natural Gas (24.93%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Conventional Hydroelectric (2.54%). 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$0.165/kWh$0.122/kWh$99.45/mo.$60.83/mo.
59th16.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alpena
16th$83.54Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED15.8283.4386,950.313,751,300
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED17.4383.93184,93332,236,500

Ossineke CDP, MI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Ossineke CDP is about 15.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 56th 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 $83.43 per month.

Ossineke CDP emits 4,079.99 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 296th worst polluting city out of 746 cities in the state. A total of 3,659,752.32 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$0.165/kWh$0.122/kWh$99.45/mo.$60.83/mo.
56th15.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ossineke CDP
15th$83.43Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED15.8283.4386,950.313,751,300

Hubbard Lake CDP, MI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Hubbard Lake CDP is about 18.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.72% less than Michigan's average rate of 18.62 cents and 15.95% more than the US average of 15.95 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 $108.56 per month.

Hubbard Lake CDP emits 4,079.99 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 23rd worst polluting city out of 746 cities in the state. A total of 3,402,712.86 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$0.196/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
292nd18.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hubbard Lake CDP
109th$108.56Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.85116.9912,301,048.62,319,023,416
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED17.4383.93184,93332,236,500
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 186,624213,593,599.941,144.51
Decorative Panels IntlDecorative Panels International, Inc. (100.00%)
Alpena MI Natural Gas 31,3117,302,408.12233.22
Norway Point Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 12,995
Four Mile Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 8,649
Ninth Street Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena MI Conventional Hydroelectric 5,678

Alpena County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 236,280,472.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Alpena County due to electricity use. Additionally, the county ranks 4th highest in the state in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 8,172.12 kilograms of emissions per resident. Around 64.12% 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 22.73% and 11.14% of total electricity production coming from each fuel source, respectively. Alpena County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 552nd most in the country.

PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
64.12%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
22.73%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
11.14%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
2.01%

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 6.19% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average is 2.87%, meaning Alpena County ranks 2513th 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 Company15,476
2Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative5,509

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

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-12-06