Nome Census Area, Alaska Electric Profile

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Nome Census Area produces 4.92 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 17 highest county out of 29 counties in the state for production per capita.

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Nome Census Area is 485th out of 3220 counties in the United States for electricity produced from wind power.

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The largest supplier in Nome Census Area by number of customers is Nome Joint Utilities.

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In Nome Census Area, 46,809 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel sources. Nome Census Area is 770th in the US out of 3220 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuels.

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The national average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 13.45 cents, while residents of Nome Census Area pay an average rate of 231.65% more than the national average at 44.61 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Nome Census Area residents are accountable for 4,458.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the national average emissions per person is 4,494.55.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    80,348 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.03 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    49,192 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,383 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    46,809 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.92 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    44,598,220 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,458.04 kg

Nome, AK Electric Overview

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Nome's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 44.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 97.63% more than the average state price of 22.57 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $188.71. This is 56.95% more than the nationwide average bill of $120.24. Nome residents use 85.76% of the megawatt hours generated in the city limits and the remaining 14.24% is exported or potentially stored.

Approximately 18,387,976.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Nome from electricity use. The city averages 4,776.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. The top fuel utilized in Nome is Distillate Fuel Oil. The city produces 93.39% of the total production in the city from this fuel. Nome has 2 power producing plants, which is 12th most in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nome

Nome 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.
117th44.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nome
161st$188.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nome Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nome, Alaska

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Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED47.44218.13No DataIcon representing missing value.43,73420,745,908
Nome Joint UtilitiesBUNDLED37.75152.0732,6908,5123,213,572.4
Unalakleet Valley Elec CoopBUNDLED48.64195.943,3671,314.97639,545.61

Savoonga, AK Electric Overview

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Savoonga has an average residential electricity rate of 44.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 97.63% above the average Alaska price of 22.57 cents and 231.65% above the national average of 13.45. The city has had a 2.81% rise in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel type use for electricity production. There is 234.93% more electricity used in Savoonga than is generated, meaning the city must import from nearby cities and counties.

When considering electricity production, Savoonga's main fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 100.00%, or 2,338 megawatt hours of generation in the city. On average, the city residents emit 4,221.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 55th worst polluting city out of 355 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,115,672.65 kilograms, which is the 66th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Savoonga is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 16th most in Alaska and 60th highest when counting power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Savoonga

Savoonga 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.
117th44.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Savoonga
154th$188.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Savoonga Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Savoonga, Alaska

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Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED47.44218.132,33843,73420,745,908
Nome Joint UtilitiesBUNDLED37.75152.07No DataIcon representing missing value.8,5123,213,572.4
Unalakleet Valley Elec CoopBUNDLED48.64195.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,314.97639,545.61

Unalakleet, AK Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Unalakleet is roughly 44.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 97.63% higher than the average state rate of 22.57 cents. With a population of 707 residents, the city is the 96th most populated city in the state. Alaska Village Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

For every person in the city there are 3,621.93 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 69th worst in Alaska out of 355 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 2,560,704.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Unalakleet

Unalakleet 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.
117th44.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Unalakleet
161st$188.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Unalakleet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Unalakleet, Alaska

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Alaska Village Electric CooperativeBUNDLED47.44218.13No DataIcon representing missing value.43,73420,745,908
Nome Joint UtilitiesBUNDLED37.75152.07No DataIcon representing missing value.8,5123,213,572.4
Unalakleet Valley Elec CoopBUNDLED48.64195.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,314.97639,545.61

Energy Production in Nome Census Area, Alaska

Power Plants in Nome Census Area, Alaska

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Nome AK Distillate Fuel Oil 32,69019,062,815.31583.14No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Stebbins AK Distillate Fuel Oil 3,4282,370,730.08691.58No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Nome AK Distillate Fuel Oil 3,3672,379,101.46706.59No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Savoonga AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,3381,638,641.88700.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Gambell AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,8931,249,261.63659.94No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shishmaref AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,7451,313,343.42752.63No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Elim AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,254869,660.34693.51No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Koyuk AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,243840,767.97676.4No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Brevig Mission AK Distillate Fuel Oil 1,234823,877.04667.65No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Nome Census Area is the 2327th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 44,598,220.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total results in 4,458.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the county ranks 1822nd highest in the United States for emissions per capita. Distillate Fuel Oil is the fuel of choice in Nome Census Area, with 95.16% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Nome Census Area is home to 9 electricity plants, which is the 5th highest number of power plants within a county in Alaska and the 11th highest amount of plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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4.84%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Net Metering

Roughly 66.67% of the electric companies in Nome Census Area offer net metering to their customers. The state of Alaska has highly restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Nome Census Area averages out to about 4.09% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Nome Census Area a rank of 7th best in the state out of 29.

Providers In Each City in Nome Census Area:

  • Brevig Mission, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Diomede, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Elim, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Gambell, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Golovin, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Koyuk, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Nome, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Savoonga, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Shaktoolik, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Shishmaref, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • St. Michael, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Stebbins, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Teller, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Unalakleet, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Wales, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 33.33%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 33.33%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • White Mountain, Alaska:
    • Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop: 25.51%
    • Nome Joint Utilities: 25.51%
    • White Mountain, Alaska Electric Utility: 23.46%
    • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative: 25.51%

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

FAQ

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

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1Nome Joint Utilities2,202
2Alaska Village Electric Cooperative900
3Unalakleet Valley Elec Coop383

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

Nome Census Area, Alaska is home to 9 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Nome Census Area, Alaska?

By total megawatt hours sold, Nome Joint Utilities is the largest electricity provider in Nome Census Area, Alaska.

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

Nome Census Area, Alaska has 3 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

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