Alaska Power and Telephone

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About Alaska Power and Telephone

Alaska Power and Telephone is an investor owned entity. The largest county served by Alaska Power and Telephone is Anchorage Municipality, but the company also provides electricity in 30 counties in the state. A total of 8,208 customers (31.99% commercial properties and 68.01% residential accounts) purchase their electricity from the company. On average, Alaska Power and Telephone's patrons pay a residential electricity rate of 33.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 147.12% more than the US average price of 13.71 cents. There were a total of 64,407 megawatt hours sold to retail customers in 2020 by the supplier. The electricity produced in the company's power plants made up 32.55% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 67.45%. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $19,416,000, with $17,068,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Alaska Power and Telephone is $135.99 per month. The provider generates 75.72% of their total production, which is 53,640.5 megawatt hours, from sustainable fuel sources. Alaska Power and Telephone is the 1156th largest electricity company out of 3509 providers in the nation based on customer count. The supplier is able to produce 53,640.5 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power sources, which ranks them as the 109th largest generator of hydroelectric power in the country out of 3509 suppliers.

Alaska Power and Telephone Net Metering

Customers of Alaska Power and Telephone have the ability to participate in net metering. Net metering allows residents to sell electricity back to their provider, making the purchase of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources make more financial sense.

Energy Loss

Alaska Power and Telephone currently loses roughly 7.84% of the electricity that they generate. The state average for energy loss is 3.93% and the US average is 2.76%. This results in Alaska Power and Telephone getting a ranking of 33rd best out of 53 electricity suppliers in Alaska and 1332nd best out of 3509 companies in the United States.

Alaska Power and Telephone Rate & Electric Bills

Alaska Power and Telephone 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.
2938th33.87¢Alaska Power and Telephone's Average residential price per kWh
2325th$135.99Average monthly electricity bill for Alaska Power and Telephone's residential customers

Alaska Power and Telephone Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Headquarters:193 Otto Street
    Port Townsend, Washington 98368
    United States of America
  • CEO:Michael Garrett

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    Quick Facts About Alaska Power and Telephone

    Alaska Power and Telephone is the 14th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types in the state.

    As the 378th highest generator of electricity in the country, Alaska Power and Telephone produces 70,843.5 megawatt hours of electricity.

    Energy Loss

    Alaska Power and Telephone's energy loss due to business operations.

    -7.84%

    Total Energy Loss

    5,621MWh

    1332 National Rank

    Alaska Power and Telephone Energy Makeup

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    Alaska Power and Telephone State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Alaska8,20821,025,3709100%

    Alaska Power and Telephone County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Aleutians East Borough3,420335.47$148.05/mo
    Aleutians West Census Area5,232334.38$135.54/mo
    Anchorage Municipality291,247326.77$119.01/mo
    Bethel Census Area18,666960.23$210.96/mo
    Bristol Bay Borough844234.08$135.99/mo
    Chugach Census Area7,102429.81$123.15/mo
    Copper River Census Area2,617330.70$125.62/mo
    Denali Borough1,619233.63$138.18/mo
    Dillingham Census Area4,857342.55$187.99/mo
    Fairbanks North Star Borough95,655346.36$178.71/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Alaska Power and Telephone

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Craig AK Conventional Hydroelectric 22,727
    Skagway Municipality AK Conventional Hydroelectric 14,473
    Tok CDP AK Distillate Fuel Oil 10,2477,365,331.86718.78
    AK Conventional Hydroelectric 6,902
    Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area AK Conventional Hydroelectric 6,206
    Skagway CDP AK Conventional Hydroelectric 3,9281,054,275.17268.4
    Hiilangaay HydroAlaska Power and Telephone (50.00%)Haida Corporation (50.00%)
    Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area AK Conventional Hydroelectric 1,663
    Slana Generating Station Alaska Power and Telephone (100.00%)
    Slana CDP AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,4031,112,504.41792.95
    Haines CDP AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,3901,233,037.45887.08
    Northway CDP AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,084898,108.21828.51

    Alaska Power and Telephone Fuel Makeup

    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    75.72%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    24.28%

    Cities Alaska Power and Telephone Has Coverage

    * City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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    Alaska Power and Telephone FAQ:

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for Alaska Power and Telephone customers?

    Alaska Power and Telephone's current average bundled electricity rate is 33.87 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Alaska bundled rate of 21.96 cents and the average national rate of 13.71 cents.

    How much is the average bundled bill for Alaska Power and Telephone customers each month?

    Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Alaska Power and Telephone is $135.99. The state average bundled bill is $125.75 and the national average is $125.75.

    What is the phone number for Alaska Power and Telephone?

    Alaska Power and Telephone's customer service phone number is (866) 793-4179

    How many counties does Alaska Power and Telephone have customers in in?

    There are 30 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Alaska Power and Telephone.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Alaska Power and Telephone?

    Alaska Power and Telephone owns or is associated with 15 power plants.

    Who is the CEO of Alaska Power and Telephone?

    Michael Garrett is the current CEO of Alaska Power and Telephone.

    What percentage of Alaska Power and Telephone's electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

    Alaska Power and Telephone generates 75.72% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

    What percentage of Alaska Power and Telephone's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel types?

    Alaska Power and Telephone produces 24.28% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

    What cities does Alaska Power and Telephone supply electricity to?

    Alaska Power and Telephone supplies in 134 cities throughout the nation including Alaska.

    Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
    Published: 2022-09-13