POPULATION (2015): 738,432
REGISTERED CARS & LIGHT TRUCKS: 764,845
ANNUAL GAS CONSUMPTION (2014): 280 Million GPY
TOTAL RETAIL STATIONS: 220
Exempt from EPA’s summer requirements, which only apply to the lower 48 states.
Contact information for key state regulatory agencies
State Fire Marshal’s Office, 907-269-5491
Ethanol Fuel Blend Tax Rate
The tax rate on fuel containing ethanol is $0.06 per gallon less than the tax rate on other motor fuels in certain geographic areas. This reduced rate is in effect during months ethanol fuel blends must be sold, transferred, or used to operate motor vehicles to reduce carbon monoxide emissions and attain federal or state air quality standards. (Alaska Statutes 43.40.010)
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Acquisition Requirement
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities must evaluate the cost, efficiency, and commercial availability of alternative fuels for automotive purposes every 5 years, and purchase or convert vehicles to operate using alternative fuels whenever practical. The Department may participate in joint ventures with public or private partners to increase availability of alternative fuels for consumers. (Alaska Statutes 44.42.020)
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit
(Originally expired 12/31/13 - retroactively extended through 12/31/16, by H.R. 2029) Fueling equipment for E85 installed between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2016, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000. Station owners with multiple locations can use the credit towards each site. For more information about claiming the credit, see IRS Form 8911.
Ethanol plant direct E85/ethanol sales
Click here for a complete list of domestic ethanol producers and sales contacts for E85/direct ethanol sales
AVG STATION (105,000 GPM)