Upper Peninsula Power Company

About Upper Peninsula Power Company

Upper Peninsula Power Company is headquartered in Marquette, Michigan and supplies electricity in 33 cities in the state. Upper Peninsula Power Company's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 22.08 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 66.46% higher than the nationwide average price of 13.26 cents. Approximately 778,348 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail accounts in 2020 and 46,578 megawatt hours were sold to other providers via the wholesale market. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple electricity sources including 156,196 megawatt hours generated by power facilities owned by the company and 703,215 procured on the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $106,222,600, with 0.88% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 97.26% from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential power bill is $112.76, while the Upper Peninsula Power Company average is 6.98% below at $104.53 per month. This is the 52nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in Michigan. By megawatt hours generated, Upper Peninsula Power Company is the 21st largest supplier out of 91 electricity companies in Michigan. Electricity generation from renewable fuels by the company totals 156,040 megawatt hours, which ranks the company 169th in the United States out of the 3510 we track. Upper Peninsula Power Company generates 155,866 megawatt hours from their generation facilities, ranking them as the 335th largest generator of electricity of all 3510 suppliers in the US.

Upper Peninsula Power Company Net Metering

Thankfully, Upper Peninsula Power Company offers net metering choices to customers of the company. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when dealing with electricity transmission. Upper Peninsula Power Company currently averages a loss of around 3.68% of the electricity they generate. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 13th best out of 56 companies who report energy loss in the state.

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 October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$118.13/mo.$75.12/mo.
2912th22.08¢Upper Peninsula Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
1291st$104.53Average monthly electric 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

Roughly 100.00% of Upper Peninsula Power Company’s total electricity comes from the use of hydroelectric power.

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Energy Loss

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

-3.68%

Total Energy Loss

31,667MWh

543 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
Michigan53,110104,142,9029100%

Upper Peninsula Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Alger County9,108319.33$96.12/mo
Baraga County8,209518.01$81.74/mo
Delta County35,784616.70$83.62/mo
Dickinson County25,239518.19$96.13/mo
Houghton County35,684321.24$97.96/mo
Iron County11,066417.75$91.95/mo
Keweenaw County2,116321.93$98.68/mo
Marquette County66,699418.59$92.42/mo
Menominee County22,780615.66$87.66/mo
Ontonagon County5,720419.23$94.38/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 73,526
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 53,065
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 19,087
Baraga County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 10,362
Gladstone MI Distillate Fuel Oil -17445,635.13262.27

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
-0.11%

Cities Upper Peninsula Power Company Has Coverage

  • Ahmeek, MI
  • Alpha, MI
  • Baraga, MI
  • Calumet, MI
  • Carney, MI
  • Caspian, MI
  • Chatham, MI
  • Copper City, MI
  • Crystal Falls, MI
  • Daggett, MI
  • Escanaba, MI
  • Gaastra, MI
  • Garden, MI
  • Gladstone, MI
  • Hancock, MI
  • Houghton, MI
  • Iron Mountain, MI
  • Iron River, MI
  • Ishpeming, MI
  • Kingsford, MI
  • L'Anse, MI
  • Lake Linden, MI
  • Laurium, MI
  • Manistique, MI
  • Marquette, MI
  • Menominee, MI
  • Munising, MI
  • Negaunee, MI
  • Norway, MI
  • Ontonagon, MI
  • Powers, MI
  • South Range, MI
  • Stephenson, MI

* 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:

What company is Upper Peninsula Power Company owned by?

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

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 22.08 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Upper Peninsula Power Company?

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

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

Upper Peninsula Power Company currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $104.53, compared to the Michigan average of $112.76 and the national of $112.76 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Upper Peninsula Power Company?

James Larsen is the current CEO of Upper Peninsula Power Company.

What percentage of Upper Peninsula Power Company’s electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel types?

Upper Peninsula Power Company generates 0.11% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

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

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

What percentage of Upper Peninsula Power Company’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel sources?

Upper Peninsula Power Company produces 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

How many counties does Upper Peninsula Power Company sell electricity in?

Upper Peninsula Power Company offers service to customers in 11 counties throughout the nation including, Michigan.

What cities does Upper Peninsula Power Company supply electricity in?

Upper Peninsula Power Company has customers in 33 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-11