Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska Electric Profile

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Over the past 12 months, Aleutians West Census Area has had a 81.98% drop in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

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Aleutians West Census Area ranks 6th in the state out of 29 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable sources, with 91,207.81 of the county’s 91,327.2 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

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Aleutians West Census Area generates 99.87% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 16.19 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Aleutians West Census Area as the 389th highest county out of 3220 counties in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

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When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Aleutians West Census Area saw a 3.40% increase throughout the most recent year.

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Aleutians West Census Area is ranked 1425th out of 3220 for worst polluting county in the country when considering emissions per capita.

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Aleutians West Census Area generates 119.39 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuel sources. This ranks Aleutians West Census Area 1638th largest producing county in the nation out of 3220 counties for total sustainable electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    45,250 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.03 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    91,327 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    119 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    91,208 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    16.21 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    29,289,414 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,198.69 kg

Unalaska, AK Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Unalaska are billed a residential electricity rate of 36.13 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 105th out of 355 cities in the state. The city's use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation amounts to 0.03 megawatt hours per resident. Electricity production plants in Unalaska have brought about a 5.90% decrease in the amount of non-renewable fuel types used each year.

The use of electricity in Unalaska accounts for 24,558,607.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 19th highest in Alaska out of 355 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the city, which is 5,198.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Unalaska as the 26th highest polluting city in the state. The primary fuel source used in Unalaska is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 99.87% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There are 4 power producing plants in Unalaska, which is the 4th most plants in a city in Alaska and the 643rd highest rate of power plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Unalaska

Unalaska residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.428/kWh$0.361/kWh$182.21/mo.$119.09/mo.
105th36.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Unalaska
7th$119.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for Unalaska Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Unalaska, Alaska

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Unalaska, Alaska Electric UtilityBUNDLED36.13119.0944,019.23,013.91,088,969.8

St. Paul, AK Electric Overview

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With a population of 395 residents, the city is the 142nd largest city by population in Alaska.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. St. Paul averages 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 157th worst in Alaska out of 355 cities for emissions efficiency. At 3,621.93 kilograms per person and 395 citizens in the city, the city emits 1,430,662.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 140th worst rank in Alaska for total emissions. The electricity sold in St. Paul has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Adak, AK Electric Overview

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Adak is home to 226 citizens, which is the 179th largest population for a city in Alaska.

Emissions in Adak average 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 69th worst polluting city out of 355 cities in Alaska based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 818,556.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the city 174th highest for total emissions in Alaska. In the city, there are no power generating plants so the city must depend on electricity generated outside of the city limits.

Energy Production in Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska

Power Plants in Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska

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Unalaska AK Distillate Fuel Oil 41,43227,383,225.21660.92No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Unisea G 2Unisea Inc (100.00%)
Unalaska AK Distillate Fuel Oil 30,57324,113,349.75788.71No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Westward SeafoodsWestward Seafoods Inc (100.00%)
Unalaska AK Distillate Fuel Oil 16,7355,287,896.37315.98No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Unalaska AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,587.22,330,132.6900.64No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Aleutians West Census Area, Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 99.87% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Roughly 29,289,414.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the county because of electricity consumption each year. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,198.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 1425th highest county in the country for CO2 emissions per capita. There are 4 electricity generation plants in Aleutians West Census Area, which is the 15th highest number of plants in a county in Alaska and equates to the 13th highest number of power plants per citizen in the state.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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99.87%
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Other Biomass Liquids
0.13%

Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska Net Metering

Unalaska, Alaska Electric Utility is the only provider we have covering Aleutians West Census Area. Fortunately for residents they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs possible. At the state level, Alaska is known for restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Power Companies in Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska?

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1Unalaska, Alaska Electric Utility907

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska?

By total revenue, Unalaska, Alaska Electric Utility is the largest electricity provider in Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska.

How many power plants are within Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska?

Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska has 4 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16