KPU Ketchikan is a municipally owned organization providing electricity in the state of Alaska. Recently filed reports by the company showed a customer base of 7,849 accounts, 6,488 of which are residential customers, 1,346 are commercial customers and 15 are industrial customers. KPU Ketchikan's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.69 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for their patrons, this rate is less than both the state and the national average prices of 22.57 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. There were a total of 166,832 megawatt hours sold through retail sales in 2020 by the supplier. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple electricity sources including 92,477 megawatt hours generated in power facilities owned by the company and 81,300 megawatt hours procured via the wholesale market. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $19,031,300, with 97.15% coming from retail sales.

About KPU Ketchikan

The national average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the KPU Ketchikan average is 7.31% less at $111.45 per month. This is the 1709th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the country. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned by the electric provider generate 92,725 megawatt hours, making the supplier the 98th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 3510 companies in the US. KPU Ketchikan is ranked as the 10th highest total electricity generator out of 52 providers in Alaska. KPU Ketchikan is the 11th largest supplier out of 52 providers in Alaska based on number of customers.

Energy Loss

KPU Ketchikan currently suffers from the loss of around 2.79% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost results in them receiving a rank of 329th best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

KPU Ketchikan Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.105/kWh$155.04/mo.$65.74/mo.
1471st11.69¢KPU Ketchikan's Average residential price per kWh
1709th$111.45Average monthly electric 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

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    Quick Facts About KPU Ketchikan

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    KPU Ketchikan is 3rd out of the 52 in the state for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel types.

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

    KPU Ketchikan's energy loss due to business operations.

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    Total Energy Loss

    4,841MWh

    329 National Rank

    KPU Ketchikan Energy Makeup

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    KPU Ketchikan State Coverage

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    Alaska7,84918,637,61013100%

    KPU Ketchikan County Coverage

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    Ketchikan Gateway Borough13,901111.63$111.37/mo

    Power Plants Owned by KPU Ketchikan

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    KPU Ketchikan Fuel Makeup

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    100.00%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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    -0.27%

    Cities KPU Ketchikan Has Coverage

    • Ketchikan, AK
    • Saxman, AK

    * 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 bill for KPU Ketchikan customers each month?

    KPU Ketchikan currently has an average monthly electric bill of $111.45, compared to the Alaska average of $132.58 and the United States average of $132.58.

    What is the phone number for KPU Ketchikan?

    You can reach KPU Ketchikan by phone via (907) 225-1000.

    What percentage of KPU Ketchikan’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Electric facilities owned by or associated with KPU Ketchikan generate 0.27% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

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

    KPU Ketchikan owns or is associated with 5 power plants.

    What percentage of KPU Ketchikan’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

    Power facilities owned by or associated with KPU Ketchikan generate 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

    What is the average electricity rate for KPU Ketchikan customers?

    Consumers of KPU Ketchikan, on average, have an electricity rate 11.69 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What cities does KPU Ketchikan offer service in?

    KPU Ketchikan provides electricity to 2 cities.

    Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25