Bethel Census Area, Alaska Electric Profile

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Residents of Bethel Census Area are paying, on average, 367.00% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 62.81 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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At $231.23, the Bethel Census Area average monthly residential electric bill is 74.41% more than the Alaska average and 92.31% higher than the nationwide average.

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Bethel Census Area emitted 80,526,154.8 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 1961st highest polluting county out of 3220 counties in the nation.

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Unfortunately, over the course of the previous 12 months, there was a 5.52% rise in the use of non-renewable fuels in the county.

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With 18,386 residents living within the county and 55,480 megawatt hours produced per year, Bethel Census Area has a megawatt hour per capita production of 3.02 megawatt hours. This is the 21 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Alaska.

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Bethel Census Area generates 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 3.02 megawatt hours per resident and places Bethel Census Area as the 609th highest county out of 3220 counties in the US for non-renewable production per capita each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    147,668 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.03 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    55,480 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    55,480 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    80,526,155 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,379.75 kg

Bethel, AK Electric Overview

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Bethel's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 62.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 178.29% above the average Alaska rate of 22.57 cents. The city is the 38th highest producer out of 355 cities in the state, averaging 6.65 megawatt hours produced per capita. Non-renewable fuels are often used in electricity generation in the city, leading to about 6.65 megawatt hours being generated from these fuels per resident per year.

Bethel emits 5,308.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 25th worst polluting city out of 355 cities in the state. At 5,308.59 kilograms per person and 6,472 citizens in the city, the city emits 34,357,198.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 9th highest amount in Alaska for total emissions from electricity use. Distillate Fuel Oil is the fuel of choice in Bethel, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There is one electricity generation plant in Bethel, which is the 16th highest number of plants in a city in the state and is the 81st highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bethel

Bethel residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.549/kWh$0.432/kWh$283.17/mo.$158.35/mo.
244th62.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bethel
254th$231.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bethel Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bethel, Alaska

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Akiachak Native Community Electric CompanyBUNDLED43.39116.06No DataIcon representing missing value.590.65256,258.59
Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED47.44218.1343,03943,73420,745,908
Aniak Light & Power CompanyBUNDLED50.33223.14No DataIcon representing missing value.915.01460,561.98
Kuiggluum KallugviaBUNDLED51.17180.82No DataIcon representing missing value.792.91405,757.31
Kwig Power CompanyBUNDLED60.86261.54No DataIcon representing missing value.551.78335,813.95

Nunapitchuk, AK Electric Overview

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Nunapitchuk has an average residential electricity price of 62.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 178.29% more than the average Alaska price of 22.57 cents and 367.01% higher than the national average of 13.45. Nunapitchuk is the 74th largest city in the state, with a population of 990. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Nunapitchuk average is 92.31% more at $231.23 per month.

Nunapitchuk is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 3,585,711.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nunapitchuk

Nunapitchuk residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.549/kWh$0.432/kWh$283.17/mo.$158.35/mo.
224th62.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nunapitchuk
254th$231.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nunapitchuk Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nunapitchuk, Alaska

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Akiachak Native Community Electric CompanyBUNDLED43.39116.06No DataIcon representing missing value.590.65256,258.59
Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED47.44218.13No DataIcon representing missing value.43,73420,745,908
Aniak Light & Power CompanyBUNDLED50.33223.14No DataIcon representing missing value.915.01460,561.98
Kuiggluum KallugviaBUNDLED51.17180.82No DataIcon representing missing value.792.91405,757.31
Kwig Power CompanyBUNDLED60.86261.54No DataIcon representing missing value.551.78335,813.95

Quinhagak, AK Electric Overview

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Quinhagak's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 62.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 178.29% above Alaska's average price of 22.57 cents and 367.01% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. The city has a deficit of 4,803.64 megawatt hours because of residents using 215.22% more electricity than is produced. There was a 4.35% increase in usage of non-renewable fuel sources in the city.

Electricity use in Quinhagak creates 3,580,209.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 78th most of any city in Alaska. Averaging 4,087 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 58th highest in Alaska for emissions per capita. The top fuel type used in Quinhagak is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. Quinhagak is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 16th most in Alaska and 57th most when counting plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Quinhagak

Quinhagak residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.549/kWh$0.432/kWh$283.17/mo.$158.35/mo.
233rd62.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Quinhagak
263rd$231.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Quinhagak Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Quinhagak, Alaska

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Akiachak Native Community Electric CompanyBUNDLED43.39116.06No DataIcon representing missing value.590.65256,258.59
Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED47.44218.132,23243,73420,745,908
Aniak Light & Power CompanyBUNDLED50.33223.14No DataIcon representing missing value.915.01460,561.98
Kuiggluum KallugviaBUNDLED51.17180.82No DataIcon representing missing value.792.91405,757.31
Kwig Power CompanyBUNDLED60.86261.54No DataIcon representing missing value.551.78335,813.95

Energy Production in Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Power Plants in Bethel Census Area, Alaska

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Bethel AK Distillate Fuel Oil 43,03930,325,061.14704.59No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Toksook Bay AK Distillate Fuel Oil 3,5192,250,048.88639.4No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kasigluk CDP AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,9671,892,005.74637.68No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Quinhagak AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,2321,413,948.14633.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Aniak AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,1831,966,236.9900.7No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lower Kalskag AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,5401,105,466.53717.84No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Bethel Census Area, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Bethel Census Area averages 4,379.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. At 4,379.75 kilograms per person and 18,386 residents in the county, the county emits 80,526,154.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The county has 6 power producing plants, which is 12th most in the state. In Bethel Census Area, Distillate Fuel Oil is 100.00% of the fuel utilized in electricity generation.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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100.00%

Bethel Census Area, Alaska Net Metering

Approximately 87.50% of the electricity suppliers in Bethel Census Area offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are heavily restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

In Bethel Census Area one company reports energy loss, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative. They average an annual energy loss of 4.09%. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Bethel Census Area receiving a rank of 1232nd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Bethel Census Area:

  • Akiak, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
  • Aniak, Alaska:
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
  • Bethel, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
  • Chefornak, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 10.00%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 10.00%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 10.00%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 10.00%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 10.00%
    • Kwig Power Company: 10.00%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 10.00%
    • Chefornak, Alaska Electric Utility: 10.00%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 10.00%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 10.00%
  • Chuathbaluk, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
  • Eek, Alaska:
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
  • Goodnews Bay, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
  • Kwethluk, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
  • Lower Kalskag, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
  • Mekoryuk, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
  • Napakiak, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
  • Napaskiak, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
  • Nightmute, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
  • Nunapitchuk, Alaska:
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
  • Platinum, Alaska:
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
  • Quinhagak, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
  • Toksook Bay, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
  • Upper Kalskag, Alaska:
    • Akiachak Native Community Electric Company: 11.11%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Aniak Light & Power Company: 11.11%
    • Atmautluak Tribal Utilities: 11.11%
    • Kuiggluum Kallugvia: 11.11%
    • Kwig Power Company: 11.11%
    • Middle Kuskokwim Electric: 11.11%
    • Napakiak Ircinraq Power: 11.11%
    • Tuntutuliak Community Services Association: 11.11%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Bethel Census Area, Alaska?

There are 6 electricity plants in Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Bethel Census Area, Alaska?

By total megawatt hours sold, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Bethel Census Area, Alaska.

How many electric companies offer service in Bethel Census Area, Alaska?

There are 8 electricity suppliers operating in Bethel Census Area, Alaska.

What electricity companies offer service in Bethel Census Area, Alaska?

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1Alaska Village Electric Cooperative1,411
2Akiachak Native Community Electric Company239
3Kuiggluum Kallugvia223
4Aniak Light & Power Company201
5Middle Kuskokwim Electric180
6Tuntutuliak Community Services Association140
7Napakiak Ircinraq Power135
8Kwig Power Company127

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16