AltaGas is an investor owned entity. The company has a total of 94,377 customers. There are 55,497 residential accounts, 38,876 commercial accounts and 4 transportation customer accounts. On average, AltaGas bills their customers a residential electricity rate of 8.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 36.84% less than the US average price of 13.33 cents. They had sales of 11,794,985 megawatt hours in 2019 by way of retail sales. The electricity sourced by AltaGas is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 11,794,985 acquired by the company. Their total revenue for 2019 from electricity activities was $673,575,000, the sum of which came from retail sales to end users.
The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $120.11, while the AltaGas average is 36.53% lower at $76.23 per month. This is the 451st lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the US. The company generates 3,180,287 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types each year. Of the 3511 electricity companies that we track in the nation, AltaGas ranks as the 156th largest generator of megawatt hours from solar power sources. With total emissions of 5,046,519,288.6 kilograms per year, AltaGas is the 132nd worst polluting electricity company in the US out of 3511 providers.
Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors
AltaGas' electricity producing plants mainly use Natural Gas for electricity generation. It is used for 99.83% of the electricity production by the company and a total of 3,180,287 megawatt hours are produced from it. The provider’s electricity sales have resulted in 5,046,519,288.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 132nd highest in the US out of 3511 providers. Additionally, the company ranks 3010th worst in the nation in pollution per megawatt hour sold, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 427.66 kilograms of emissions per megawatt hour sold. With a total of 5 power plants within their operating territory, AltaGas has the 380th most electricity plants linked to a provider out of the 3511 suppliers in the nation that we observe.
Unfortunately, AltaGas does not offer net metering options to their customers. This is a negative for any consumer potentially installing private solar panels, as net metering would allow them to sell their unused electricity back into the grid.
AltaGas Rate & Electric Bills
AltaGas residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.
Historical Electric Rates:
- Company Type:Investor Owned
- Subsidiary CompaniesWGL EnergyWashington Gas
- Headquarters:1700, 355 4 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0J1
- CEO:Randy Crawford
Quick Facts About AltaGas
By megawatt hours produced, AltaGas is the 195th largest electricity company out of 3511 in the US.
AltaGas generates 0.17% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 477th in the United States out of the 3511 companies we track.
CO2 emissions from AltaGas's electricity sales increased by 11.05% over the course of the last year.
AltaGas produces 3,180,287 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas and ranks 111th out of 3511 suppliers in the country for total natural gas output.
AltaGas is the 195th highest producer of electricity out of 3511 electricity providers in the US, producing 3,185,612 megawatt hours.
AltaGas Energy Makeup
AltaGas State Coverage
|State||Customers||Sales ($)||State Rank Based On Revenue||% of Provider's Residential Sales in State|
|District of Columbia||7,755||63,494,000||7||7.24%|
Power Plants Owned by AltaGas
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions/MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Blythe Energy IncAltaGas (100.00%)
|Riverside County||CA||Natural Gas||2,301,162||903,012,699.54||392.42|
Tracy Combined Cycle Power PlantAltaGas (100.00%)
|San Joaquin County||CA||Natural Gas||826,041||360,482,901.38||436.4|
Henrietta PeakerAltaGas (100.00%)
|Kings County||CA||Natural Gas||27,349||15,926,595.72||582.35|
Hanford Energy Park PeakerAltaGas (100.00%)
AltaGas Ripon Energy Inc.AltaGas (100.00%)
AltaGas Fuel Makeup
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What percentage of AltaGas’s electricity is produced using renewable fuels?
AltaGas produces 0.17% of their electricity from renewable fuels.
What percentage of AltaGas’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel types?
AltaGas generates 99.83% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.
What is the average bill for AltaGas customers each month?
Consumers of AltaGas pay, on average, a monthly bill of $76.23.
What is the average electricity rate for AltaGas customers?
The average price of electricity for customers of AltaGas is 8.42 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).
How many power plants are owned by or associated with AltaGas?
There are 5 power plants associated with or owned by AltaGas.
What is the phone number for AltaGas?
AltaGas's customer service phone number is (888) 890-2715
Who is the CEO of AltaGas?
The current CEO of AltaGas is Randy Crawford.
How many states does AltaGas supply electricity to?
There are 6 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by AltaGas including, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Mississippi, and Delaware.
Does AltaGas have any subsidiary companies?
WGL Energy and Washington Gas are owned by AltaGas.