KPU Ketchikan

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About KPU Ketchikan

KPU Ketchikan serves electricity to 2 cities in the state including cities like Ketchikan, Saxman, and Loring CDP. The organization is a municipally owned organization. Currently, 7,907 consumers are provided electricity by the provider. These customers are a mix of 6,530 residential customer accounts, 1,363 commercial customer accounts and 14 industrial locations. On average, KPU Ketchikan charges their consumers a residential electricity rate of 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.20% lower than the average US price of 14.11 cents. In 2020 the company sold 166,832 megawatt hours via retail sales to end users. Power plants owned by KPU Ketchikan produced 53.22% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider and an additional 46.78% was acquired on wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier earned a total of $18,488,700 from retail electricity sales.

Customers of the provider have an average residential electric bill of $116.31. This is 7.65% less than the United States average bill of $125.95. KPU Ketchikan produces 96,610 megawatt hours from their generation facilities, ranking them as the 10th highest producer of electricity in the state out of 53 electricity suppliers. KPU Ketchikan is the 7th largest supplier out of 53 suppliers in the state based on total megawatt hours sold. The company is able to generate 96,716 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power facilities, which makes them the 6th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 53 suppliers in the state.

Energy Loss

All electricity companies who generate electricity have some amount of energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative causes. KPU Ketchikan is no different, as they average a yearly loss of around 2.79% of the total electricity they produce. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 328th best out of 3509 suppliers reporting energy loss in the country.

KPU Ketchikan Rate & Electric Bills

KPU Ketchikan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.105/kWh$170.26/mo.$65.74/mo.
1364th11.83¢KPU Ketchikan's Average residential price per kWh
1672nd$116.31Average monthly electricity bill for KPU Ketchikan's residential customers

KPU Ketchikan Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:2417 Tongass Avenue, Suite 119D
    Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Kim Simpson

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    Quick Facts About KPU Ketchikan

    KPU Ketchikan generates 100.00% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 1st in the nation out of the 3509 providers we track.

    Energy provider of the year for Alaska, Major Provider Category
    Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
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    Energy provider of the year for Alaska, Major Provider Category
    Lowest Energy Loss
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    Energy provider of the year for Alaska, Major Provider Category
    Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
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    Energy Loss

    KPU Ketchikan's energy loss due to business operations.

    -2.79%

    Total Energy Loss

    4,841MWh

    328 National Rank

    KPU Ketchikan Energy Makeup

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    KPU Ketchikan State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Alaska7,90719,769,71211100%

    KPU Ketchikan County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Ketchikan Gateway Borough13,948223.77$128.80/mo

    Power Plants Owned by KPU Ketchikan

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    AK Conventional Hydroelectric 48,192
    Ketchikan AK Conventional Hydroelectric 23,221
    Ketchikan Gateway Borough AK Conventional Hydroelectric 14,462
    AK Conventional Hydroelectric 10,841
    Ketchikan AK Distillate Fuel Oil -1061,024,419.729,664.34

    KPU Ketchikan Fuel Makeup

    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    100.00%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    -0.11%

    Cities KPU Ketchikan Has Coverage

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

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    KPU Ketchikan FAQ:

    How much is the average bundled bill for KPU Ketchikan customers each month?

    Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of KPU Ketchikan is $116.31. The state average bundled bill is $125.94 and the United States average is $125.94.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with KPU Ketchikan?

    There are 5 power plants associated with or owned by KPU Ketchikan.

    Who is the CEO of KPU Ketchikan?

    The current CEO of KPU Ketchikan is Kim Simpson.

    What percentage of KPU Ketchikan's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

    Electric plants owned by or associated with KPU Ketchikan generate 100.00% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

    What is the phone number for KPU Ketchikan?

    The KPU Ketchikan phone number is (907) 225-1000.

    What percentage of KPU Ketchikan's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel types?

    Electric generation plants owned by or associated with KPU Ketchikan produce 0.11% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for KPU Ketchikan customers?

    The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of KPU Ketchikan is 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What cities does KPU Ketchikan offer service to?

    KPU Ketchikan serves 2 cities throughout the nation including Alaska.

    Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
    Published: 2022-08-01