Nome Census Area, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Nome Census Area, Alaska Electricity Overview

When calculating by number of customers, Nome Joint Utilities is the largest electricity company in Nome Census Area.

Nome Census Area generates 0.21 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Nome Census Area the 18th highest ranking county out of 30 counties for renewable production per capita in the state.

Wind turbines produce 0.21 megawatt hours per year per person for Nome Census Area residents, which is 5th highest county in Alaska out of 30 counties.

In Nome Census Area, 48,780 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel sources. Nome Census Area ranks 8th out of 30 counties in Alaska for total electricity generation from non-renewable sources.

In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has declined by 10.62% within the past 12 months.

With a state average residential electricity bill of $133.18, Nome Census Area citizens, on average, pay about 37.63% more than other residents per month for electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    81,717 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    50,910 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,130 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    48,780 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    45,325,806 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,511.83 kg

Nome, AK Electricity Overview

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Nome's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 41.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 80.49% more than the average Alaska price of 22.72 cents and 193.02% higher than the national average of 13.99. The city produces 2,130 megawatt hours, which is 6.36% of their total number of megawatt hours generated, from sustainable fuel sources With an estimated 2,216 total residential customers, Nome Joint Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Nome averages 4,840.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 33rd highest in Alaska out of 359 cities for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 17,905,285.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 25th highest for total pollution in the state. There is one electricity plant in the city. Nome's main fuel type used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 93.64% of the total generation in the city from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nome

Nome residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.453/kWh$0.388/kWh$261.31/mo.$140.67/mo.
176th41.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nome
255th$178.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nome Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nome, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED48.24230.1145,12021,764,220
Nome Joint UtilitiesBUNDLED37.75152.0733,5048,5123,213,572.4

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Savoonga, AK Electricity Overview

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Savoonga's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 41.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 81.41% more than the average Alaska price of 22.72 cents and 194.52% higher than the national average of 13.99. The city is ranked 50th in the state in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 2,484 megawatt hours produced. Alaska Village Electric Cooperative sells an estimated 2.39 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Savoonga averages 4,199.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 53rd highest in Alaska out of 359 cities for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 3,506,574.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 77th highest for total pollution in the state. There is one electricity plant in the city. Savoonga's main fuel type used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Savoonga

Savoonga residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.431/kWh$0.369/kWh$248.97/mo.$133.47/mo.
196th41.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Savoonga
284th$183.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Savoonga Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Savoonga, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED48.24230.112,48445,12021,764,220

Unalakleet, AK Electricity Overview

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Unalakleet's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 43.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 92.51% more than the average Alaska price of 22.72 cents and 212.54% higher than the national average of 13.99. The city is ranked 42nd in the state in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 3,597 megawatt hours produced. Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop sells an estimated 3,954.98 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Unalakleet averages 4,627.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 38th highest in Alaska out of 359 cities for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 3,540,053.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 74th highest for total pollution in the state. There is one electricity plant in the city. Unalakleet's main fuel type used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Unalakleet

Unalakleet residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.431/kWh$0.369/kWh$249.00/mo.$133.49/mo.
237th43.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Unalakleet
287th$187.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Unalakleet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Unalakleet, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED48.24230.1145,12021,764,220
Unalakleet Valley Elec CoopBUNDLED48.64195.943,5971,314.97639,545.61

Electricity Production in Nome Census Area, Alaska

Power Plants in Nome Census Area, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Nome AK Distillate Fuel Oil 33,50419,937,735.54595.09
Unalakleet AK Distillate Fuel Oil 3,5972,413,550.06670.99
Stebbins AK Distillate Fuel Oil 3,4722,435,182.29701.38
Savoonga AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,4841,658,273.87667.58
Gambell AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,1761,624,788.36746.69
Shishmaref AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,7981,344,087.87747.55
Elim AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,353936,631.37692.26
Koyuk AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,265856,029.06676.7
Brevig Mission AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,261902,553.19715.74

Nome Census Area, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Nome Census Area averages 4,511.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 45,325,805.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 7th highest for total pollution in Alaska. The main fuel type used in Nome Census Area is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 95.82% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. Nome Census Area has the 2nd most electricity producing plants of any county in the state, with 9 total power plants.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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95.82%
WIND
Wind
4.18%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Net Metering

Nome Census Area has 1 out of 5 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Alaska has restricted regulations for consumers interested in investing in personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The single company in Nome Census Area who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 4.09%. With a state average energy loss of 3.93%, Nome Census Area is ranked as the 7th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Nome Census Area:

  • Brevig Mission, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 55.56%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 44.44%
  • Diomede, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Elim, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 40.34%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 59.66%
  • Gambell, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 43.04%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 56.96%
  • Golovin, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 57.30%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 42.70%
  • Koyuk, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 49.85%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 50.15%
  • Nome, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 38.85%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 22.54%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 38.61%
  • Savoonga, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 50.35%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 49.65%
  • Shaktoolik, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 41.92%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 58.08%
  • Shishmaref, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • St. Michael, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 42.84%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 57.16%
  • Stebbins, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 41.88%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 58.12%
  • Teller, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 47.86%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 52.14%
  • Unalakleet, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.29%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 32.80%
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.91%
  • Wales, Alaska:
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 85.20%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 14.80%
  • White Mountain, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 33.35%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.35%
    • White Mountain, Alaska Electric Utility: 33.30%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Nome Joint Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Nome Census Area, Alaska.

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

Nome Census Area, Alaska has 9 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

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

Nome Census Area, Alaska is home to 5 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-13