Upper Peninsula Power Company

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About Upper Peninsula Power Company

Upper Peninsula Power Company is an investor owned organization. The largest city served by the supplier is Marquette, but the company also provides electricity to 21 cities in the state of Michigan. Electricity companies must regularly report their customer counts to government agencies. Recently the provider listed 47,227 residential customers, 6,111 commercial customer accounts and 41 industrial customers signed up to receive electricity from the company. This is the entirety of their customers. Upper Peninsula Power Company averages 22.93 cents per kilowatt hour billed to their patrons for residential electricity. Unfortunately for their customers, this rate is higher than both the Michigan and the nationwide average prices of 17.65 and 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 they sold 46,578 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other companies. Electricity plants owned by the company produced 18.17% of the megawatt hours sourced by the supplier and an additional 81.83% was acquired via wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier made 97.26% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users and 0.88% via sales via wholesale electricity channels. Their total revenue from all electricity related activities was $106,222,600.

The US average monthly residential electric bill is $125.95, while the Upper Peninsula Power Company average is 14.80% lower at $107.31 per month. The supplier is the 5th largest generator of hydroelectric power out of 56 providers in the state. Based on megawatt hours produced, Upper Peninsula Power Company is the 368th largest out of 3509 providers in the nation. Electricity generation from sustainable fuel sources by the provider totals 87,753 megawatt hours, ranking the provider 13th in Michigan out of the 56 providers we track.

Upper Peninsula Power Company Net Metering

Upper Peninsula Power Company is one of 34 companies in Michigan who offer net metering to their customers. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra megawatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Upper Peninsula Power Company has energy loss of 3.68% of their production during transmission. The state average for energy loss is 3.81% and the US average is 2.76%. This results in Upper Peninsula Power Company getting a ranking of 13th best out of 56 electricity providers in the state and 542nd best out of 3509 suppliers in the United States.

Upper Peninsula Power Company Rate & Electric Bills

Upper Peninsula Power Company residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
2902nd22.93¢Upper Peninsula Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
1307th$107.31Average monthly electricity bill for Upper Peninsula Power Company's residential customers

Upper Peninsula Power Company Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners
  • Headquarters:1002 Harbor Hills Drive
    Marquette, Michigan 49855
    United States of America
  • CEO:James Larsen

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Quick Facts About Upper Peninsula Power Company

Upper Peninsula Power Company has the 368th largest total electricity generation in the United States, generating 87,576 megawatt hours.

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Energy Loss

Upper Peninsula Power Company's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.68%

Total Energy Loss

31,667MWh

542 National Rank

Upper Peninsula Power Company Energy Makeup

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Upper Peninsula Power Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Michigan53,379112,988,1899100%

Upper Peninsula Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Alger County8,842521.62$102.07/mo
Baraga County8,158723.09$103.24/mo
Delta County36,903820.02$99.03/mo
Dickinson County25,947517.65$104.91/mo
Houghton County37,361523.62$103.28/mo
Iron County11,631618.61$105.13/mo
Keweenaw County2,046322.80$107.31/mo
Marquette County66,017721.71$103.90/mo
Menominee County23,502719.25$100.24/mo
Ontonagon County5,816619.33$96.65/mo

Power Plants Owned by Upper Peninsula Power Company

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ontonagon County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 46,629
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 25,347
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 9,162
Baraga County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 6,615
Gladstone MI Distillate Fuel Oil -17732,966.93186.25

Upper Peninsula Power Company 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
-0.20%

Cities Upper Peninsula Power Company Has Coverage

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

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Upper Peninsula Power Company FAQ:

How many counties does Upper Peninsula Power Company have customers in to?

Upper Peninsula Power Company sells electricity to customers in 11 counties throughout the nation.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Upper Peninsula Power Company customers?

Consumers of Upper Peninsula Power Company, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 22.93 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Upper Peninsula Power Company?

There are 5 power plants owned by or associated with Upper Peninsula Power Company.

What cities does Upper Peninsula Power Company have customers in in?

Upper Peninsula Power Company serves electricity to 21 cities in the country including Michigan.

Who is the CEO of Upper Peninsula Power Company?

Upper Peninsula Power Company's CEO is James Larsen.

How much is the average bundled bill for Upper Peninsula Power Company customers each month?

Consumers of Upper Peninsula Power Company pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $107.31.

What percentage of Upper Peninsula Power Company's electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Upper Peninsula Power Company generates 100.00% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

What is the phone number for Upper Peninsula Power Company?

The Upper Peninsula Power Company phone number is (906) 449-2013.

What company is Upper Peninsula Power Company owned by?

Upper Peninsula Power Company is a subsidiary of Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners.

What percentage of Upper Peninsula Power Company's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuels?

Power production plants owned by or associated with Upper Peninsula Power Company produce 0.20% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01