Upper Peninsula Power Company: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

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. On average, Upper Peninsula Power Company charges their patrons a residential electricity rate of 26.44 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 40.48% higher than Michigan's average price of 18.82 cents, resulting in the supplier ranking 58th out of 60 suppliers in the state for best average electricity price. They sold 710,770 megawatt hours in 2022 via retail sales. The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 14.86% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 85.14%. In 2022, the provider made a total of $116,583,200 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $2,274,500 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $107,128,800 from retail sales to end users.

The US average monthly residential electric bill is $135.64, while the Upper Peninsula Power Company average is 14.82% lower at $115.54 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 356th largest out of 3518 providers in the nation. Electricity generation from sustainable fuel sources by the provider totals 119,961 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 38 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 7.41% of their production during transmission. The state average for energy loss is 3.44% and the US average is 2.87%. This results in Upper Peninsula Power Company getting a ranking of 26th best out of 56 electricity providers in the state and 1291st best out of 3518 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$0.301/kWh$0.197/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
2874th26.44¢Upper Peninsula Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
1273rd$115.54Average monthly electricity bill for Upper Peninsula Power Company's residential customers

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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 356th largest total electricity generation in the United States, generating 119,754 megawatt hours.

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Energy Loss

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

-7.41%

Total Energy Loss

59,865MWh

1291 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
Michigan53,322119,171,7659100%

Upper Peninsula Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Alger County8,911524.12$105.40/mo
Baraga County8,249725.44$105.24/mo
Delta County36,836821.82$99.92/mo
Dickinson County25,954515.47$83.88/mo
Houghton County37,485526.39$107.38/mo
Iron County11,580617.34$88.61/mo
Keweenaw County2,052326.43$115.13/mo
Marquette County66,661724.33$107.36/mo
Menominee County23,477719.09$90.49/mo
Ontonagon County5,891621.07$95.79/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 57,509
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 39,736
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 13,799
Baraga County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 8,917
Gladstone MI Distillate Fuel Oil -20736,745.17177.51

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
-0.17%

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 26.44 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 $115.54.

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 0.17% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06