Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Electricity Overview

Residents of Fairbanks North Star Borough consume enough electricity to emit 6,609.75 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 902nd highest amount of pollution from electricity consumption for a county in the United States.

With a state average residential electricity bill of $133.55, Fairbanks North Star Borough consumers pay about 36.21% more than their fellow statesmen.

Golden Valley Electric is the largest electricity provider in Fairbanks North Star Borough when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Fairbanks North Star Borough saw a 1.23% increase during the past 12 months.

During the course of the last 12 months Fairbanks North Star Borough has experienced a 5.51% decrease in coal usage, dropping from a previous total of 307,569.75 megawatt hours produced from using coal to 290,616.64 megawatt hours.

Fairbanks North Star Borough emitted 632,255,809.9 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 2nd worst polluting county out of 30 counties in Alaska.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    782,109 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.18 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    792,944 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    792,944 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.29 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    632,255,810 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,609.75 kg

Fairbanks, AK Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Fairbanks is about 43.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 88.20% more than the average Alaska rate of 22.91 cents and 198.15% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46. More electricity is consumed in Fairbanks than is produced, with electricity consumption amounting to 107.07% of generation. Roughly 7.45 megawatt hours per person are generated in the city from the use of coal, which ranks them 2nd out of 359 cities in the state.

About 294,760,256.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Fairbanks because of electricity consumption. The city also ranks 3rd worst in the state in emissions per citizen, averaging 9,065.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has the 3rd most electricity producing plants of any city in Alaska, with 4 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairbanks

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.361/kWh$0.257/kWh$206.88/mo.$110.37/mo.
206th43.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairbanks
235th$180Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairbanks Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairbanks, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED35.70141.226,6169,502,712
G & K IncBUNDLED64.78225.54284.09184,042.22
Golden Valley ElectricBUNDLED28.86173.259,024289,77083,616,262

Zips with electric coverage in Fairbanks, Alaska include: 99709, 99705, 99701, 99712, 99703

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Badger CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Badger CDP is about 43.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 88.20% more than the average Alaska rate of 22.91 cents and 198.15% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46. Golden Valley Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $180 per month, while the state average is $133.55. Consumers in the city are stuck with a 34.78% markup compared to the rest of the state.

Emitting 67,054,000.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Badger CDP is the 4th worst out of 359 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Additionally, the city ranks 207th highest in the state in emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Within Badger CDP, there are no electricity generating facilities. The inhabitants must depend on electricity generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Badger CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.361/kWh$0.257/kWh$206.88/mo.$110.37/mo.
200th43.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Badger CDP
235th$180Average residential monthly electricity bill for Badger CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Badger CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED35.70141.226,6169,502,712
G & K IncBUNDLED64.78225.54284.09184,042.22
Golden Valley ElectricBUNDLED28.86173.25289,77083,616,262

College CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for College CDP is about 43.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 88.20% more than the average Alaska rate of 22.91 cents and 198.15% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46. More electricity is consumed in College CDP than is produced, with electricity consumption amounting to 196.06% of generation. Roughly 4.27 megawatt hours per person are generated in the city from the use of coal, which ranks them 3rd out of 359 cities in the state.

About 55,227,777.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in College CDP because of electricity consumption. The city also ranks 32nd worst in the state in emissions per citizen, averaging 4,873.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has the 12th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in College CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.361/kWh$0.257/kWh$206.88/mo.$110.37/mo.
200th43.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of College CDP
235th$180Average residential monthly electricity bill for College CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in College CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED35.70141.226,6169,502,712
G & K IncBUNDLED64.78225.54284.09184,042.22
Golden Valley ElectricBUNDLED28.86173.25289,77083,616,262

Electricity Production in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
North Pole AK Waste/other Oil 497,398318,159,215.03639.65
Aurora Energy LLC ChenaAurora Energy LLC (100.00%)
Fairbanks AK Coal 177,115216,935,911.81,224.83
Utility Plants SectionDoyon Utilities - Ft. Wainwright (100.00%)
Fairbanks AK Coal 65,05857,349,053.81881.51
University of Alaska FairbanksUniversity of Alaska (100.00%)
College CDP AK Coal 47,25835,665,250754.69
Fairbanks AK Distillate Fuel Oil 9,02412,905,629.021,430.15
Battery Energy Storage SystemGolden Valley Electric (100.00%)
Fairbanks AK Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -2,909

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Fairbanks North Star Borough has the 524th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity use of all counties in the country, releasing 632,255,809.9 kilograms a year. The county also ranks 902nd highest in emissions per person in the county, averaging 6,609.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Waste/other Oil makes up 47.99% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Fairbanks North Star Borough. Coal and Distillate Fuel Oil are also important fuel types in the county, with 290,616.64 (36.65%) and 124,070.7 (15.65%) megawatt hours generated from each, respectively. Fairbanks North Star Borough has the 10th most electricity generation plants of any county in the state, with 6 total plants.

WASTE/OTHER OIL
Waste/other Oil
Waste/other Oil
Waste/other Oil
Waste/other Oil
Waste/other Oil
47.99%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
36.65%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
15.65%
JET FUEL
Jet Fuel
0.08%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
-0.01%
OTHER
Other
-0.37%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Fairbanks North Star Borough include Golden Valley Electric and Alaska Power and Telephone The state of Alaska has restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Fairbanks North Star Borough has an average of 2.97% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Alaska average is 3.93%, resulting in a rank of 402nd best in the US and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3221 and 30 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

Providers In Each City in Fairbanks North Star Borough:

  • Fairbanks, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 33.33%
    • Golden Valley Electric: 33.33%
    • G & K Inc: 33.33%
  • North Pole, Alaska:
    • G & K Inc: 33.33%
    • Golden Valley Electric: 33.33%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 33.33%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska?

There are 6 active electricity plants in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska?

By total customer count, Golden Valley Electric is the largest electricity provider in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska.

What electricity companies offer service in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Golden Valley Electric17,517
2G & K Inc127
3Alaska Power and Telephone108

How many electric companies offer service in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska?

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska has 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-13