Alpena County, Michigan Electric Profile

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As the 1153rd highest producer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the nation, Alpena County produces 209,969.72 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

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Alpena County is the 32nd highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 83 counties in the state, releasing 239,122,703.75 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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Alpena County generates 75.64% of their needed electricity and must import the additional 24.36% from neighboring counties.

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Alpena County continues to make strides with the decrease of non-renewable fuel use for electricity. The county has had a 18.97% curtailment in the consumption of these fuels in their electricity generation plants.

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In Alpena County, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has fallen by 37.25% over the course of the last year.

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The largest electricity supplier in Alpena County by customer count is DTE Energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    277,606 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    209,970 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    31,317 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    178,653 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.39 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    239,122,704 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,418.33 kg

Alpena, MI Electric Overview

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Alpena averages a residential electricity rate of 15.79 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 195th out of 692 cities in the state. The city generates about 18.5 megawatt hours per capita each year from its electricity generating plants, which ranks them as the 24th highest generating city out of 692 cities in Michigan. With annual production of 185,601.72 megawatt hours, the city is the 17th largest producer of electricity in the state.

Around 10,867.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 3rd highest polluter in Michigan out of 692 cities. A total of 109,046,100.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 57th worst in Michigan for total pollution from electricity use. Roughly 85.13% of Alpena’s electricity is produced using Petroleum Coke. Other fuel sources used include Natural Gas at 11.13% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 3.62%. Alpena is home to 3 electricity plants, which is 5th most in the state and 29th most when counting power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alpena

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.141/kWh$141.78/mo.$69.94/mo.
195th15.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alpena
37th$88.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alpena Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alpena, Michigan

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Alpena Power CompanyBUNDLED14.0975.76No DataIcon representing missing value.88,44112,463,800
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63No DataIcon representing missing value.178,74027,607,000

Ossineke CDP, MI Electric Overview

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Ossineke CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 15.74 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 192nd out of 692 cities in Michigan. Ossineke CDP is home to 899 citizens, which is the 450th most populated city in Michigan. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is DTE Energy.

Around 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 546th highest polluter in Michigan out of 692 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount of 4,252,327.23 kilograms. The residents of Ossineke CDP must rely on electricity from outside city limits because there are no power producing plants in the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ossineke CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.141/kWh$139.65/mo.$69.75/mo.
192nd15.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ossineke CDP
33rd$88.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ossineke CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ossineke CDP, Michigan

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Alpena Power CompanyBUNDLED14.0975.76No DataIcon representing missing value.88,44112,463,800
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63No DataIcon representing missing value.178,74027,607,000

Hubbard Lake CDP, MI Electric Overview

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Hubbard Lake CDP's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.92 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 7.01% less than Michigan's average rate of 17.12 cents. DTE Energy sells 24,585.03 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than all other vendors. The average residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $92.88 per month.

Electricity use in Hubbard Lake CDP creates 4,228,676.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 446th most of any city in Michigan. The city also ranks 43rd worst in Michigan in pollution per resident, averaging 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 8,737.19 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

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 July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.146/kWh$139.61/mo.$74.25/mo.
222nd15.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hubbard Lake CDP
74th$92.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hubbard Lake CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hubbard Lake CDP, Michigan

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Alpena Power CompanyBUNDLED14.0975.76No DataIcon representing missing value.88,44112,463,800
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.42No DataIcon representing missing value.13,128,1272,230,934,241
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63No DataIcon representing missing value.178,74027,607,000

Energy Production in Alpena County, Michigan

Power Plants in Alpena County, Michigan

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Alpena Cement PlantLafarge Corp (100.00%)
Alpena MI Petroleum Coke 171,142204,690,576.021,196.03No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Norway Point Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 14,725No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Four Mile Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 9,643No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Decorative Panels IntlDecorative Panels International, Inc. (100.00%)
Alpena MI Natural Gas 7,736.721,697,006.22219.34No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ninth Street Hydropower ProjectThunder Bay Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Alpena MI Conventional Hydroelectric 6,723No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Alpena County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 239,122,703.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, Alpena County ranks 1085th worst in the country for total emissions from electricity use. Averaging 8,418.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 605th highest for emissions per capita. Petroleum Coke makes up 75.25% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Alpena County. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Conventional Hydroelectric at 14.81% and Natural Gas at 9.84% of production. Alpena County has the 15th highest power generation plants of any county in the state, with 5 total power plants. This equates to the 7th most plants per citizen in the state.

PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
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Petroleum Coke
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75.25%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
14.81%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
9.84%
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
0.11%

Alpena County, Michigan Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Alpena County providing electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has bad net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

Alpena County has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these providers is 4.23%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Michigan average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 1385th best in the United States and a state rank of 41st best out of 3220 and 83 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

Alpena County, Michigan has 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

The largest electricity provider in Alpena County, Michigan by megawatt hours sold is DTE Energy.

Which electricity companies offer service in Alpena County, Michigan?

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1DTE Energy23,408
2Alpena Power Company3,993
3Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative3,338

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

There are 5 active power plants located in Alpena County, Michigan

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16