North Slope Borough, Alaska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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North Slope Borough, Alaska Electricity Overview

North Slope Borough generates 100.00% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, resulting in a ranking of 635th in the United States out of 3221 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuels.

Citizens in North Slope Borough, on average, pay $146.1 per month for residential electricity, compared to the national average of $123.86.

Averaging production of 11.42 megawatt hours per resident a year, North Slope Borough ranks 824th out of 3221 counties in production per capita in the US.

North Slope Borough had a 3.58% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the previous year.

North Slope Borough produces 11.42 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 4th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

Citizens of North Slope Borough consume enough electricity to release 6,299.94 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the Alaska average of 3,489.83.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    89,729 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    126,013 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    126,013 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.42 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    69,494,663 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,299.94 kg

Utqiagvik, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Utqiagvik are billed a residential electricity rate of 43.64 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Alaska and nationwide average rates of 22.72 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Selling an estimated 47,707.34 megawatt hours, Barrow Utilities & Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Utqiagvik average is 8.90% more at $134.88 per month.

For every citizen in the city there are 6,822.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 6th worst in the state out of 359 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 33,615,551.57 kilograms. The city has one power generation plant. Utqiagvik has roughly 100.00% of its electricity produced from Natural Gas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Utqiagvik

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.375/kWh$0.263/kWh$200.98/mo.$89.30/mo.
236th43.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Utqiagvik
67th$134.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Utqiagvik Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Utqiagvik, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
Barrow Utilities & Electric CooperativeBUNDLED16.86100.2418,932.410,943.41,845,213.76
North Slope Borough Power & LightBUNDLED17.35127.6828,398.66,730.141,167,486.68
TDX PowerBUNDLED105.31174.67159.24167,683.19

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Prudhoe Bay CDP, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Prudhoe Bay CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 52.73 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Alaska and nationwide average rates of 22.72 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Selling an estimated 153.46 megawatt hours, North Slope Borough Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Prudhoe Bay CDP average is 18.18% more at $146.38 per month.

For every citizen in the city there are 5,614.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 18th worst in the state out of 359 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 7,354,679.62 kilograms. The city has one power generation plant. Prudhoe Bay CDP has roughly 100.00% of its electricity produced from Natural Gas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Prudhoe Bay CDP

Prudhoe Bay CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.375/kWh$0.263/kWh$200.98/mo.$89.30/mo.
268th52.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prudhoe Bay CDP
161st$146.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Prudhoe Bay CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Prudhoe Bay CDP, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
North Slope Borough Power & LightBUNDLED17.35127.686,730.141,167,486.68
TDX PowerBUNDLED105.31174.6749,162159.24167,683.19

Zips with electric coverage in Prudhoe Bay CDP, Alaska include: 99510, 99519, 99734

Point Hope, AK Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Point Hope are billed a residential electricity rate of 59.33 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Alaska and nationwide average rates of 22.72 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. North Slope Borough Power & Light has an estimated 0 total residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city. With a population of 830 residents, the city is the 81st largest city in Alaska.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,489.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 81st worst in the state out of 359 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 2,896,559.31 kilograms. The residents of Point Hope have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Point Hope

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.375/kWh$0.263/kWh$200.98/mo.$89.30/mo.
280th59.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Point Hope
168th$150.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Point Hope Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Point Hope, Alaska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alaska Power and TelephoneBUNDLED34.08135.9926,7249,108,814
North Slope Borough Power & LightBUNDLED17.35127.686,730.141,167,486.68
TDX PowerBUNDLED105.31174.67159.24167,683.19

Electricity Production in North Slope Borough, Alaska

Power Plants in North Slope Borough, Alaska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
TNSG North PlantTDX Power (100.00%)
Prudhoe Bay CDP AK Natural Gas 49,69534,299,469.68690.2
Utqiagvik AK Natural Gas 47,33139,699,552.05838.76
Nuiqsut AK Natural Gas 7,3294,853,054.36662.17
Wainwright AK Distillate Fuel Oil 6,9225,754,693.36831.36
Kaktovik AK Distillate Fuel Oil 4,9323,920,546.44794.92
Anaktuvuk Pass AK Distillate Fuel Oil 3,9243,287,729.46837.85
Point Lay CDP AK Distillate Fuel Oil 3,7193,047,552.37819.45
Atqasuk AK Distillate Fuel Oil 2,1612,733,884.951,265.1

North Slope Borough, Alaska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 6,299.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount of 69,494,662.96 kilograms. The county has 8 power plants, which is 244th highest in the US. For the purpose of electricity production, North Slope Borough's top fuel type is Natural Gas, accounting for 80.70%, or 101,689.98 megawatt hours of generation in the county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
80.70%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
19.30%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in North Slope Borough, only one of them offers net metering to their customers. Citizens of Alaska have highly restricted net metering regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

North Slope Borough electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.32% of their energy lost per year. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.93%, resulting in a rank of 1303rd best in the US and a state rank of 13th best out of 3221 and 30 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in North Slope Borough:

  • Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska:
    • North Slope Borough Power & Light: 33.33%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 33.33%
    • TDX Power: 33.33%
  • Atqasuk, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 33.33%
    • TDX Power: 33.33%
    • North Slope Borough Power & Light: 33.33%
  • Kaktovik, Alaska:
    • North Slope Borough Power & Light: 50.00%
    • TDX Power: 50.00%
  • Nuiqsut, Alaska:
    • TDX Power: 33.33%
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 33.33%
    • North Slope Borough Power & Light: 33.33%
  • Point Hope, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 7.33%
    • TDX Power: 46.33%
    • North Slope Borough Power & Light: 46.33%
  • Utqiagvik, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 24.78%
    • Barrow Utilities & Electric Cooperative: 24.60%
    • TDX Power: 25.31%
    • North Slope Borough Power & Light: 25.31%
  • Wainwright, Alaska:
    • Alaska Power and Telephone: 42.87%
    • TDX Power: 28.56%
    • North Slope Borough Power & Light: 28.56%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in North Slope Borough, Alaska?

By total revenue, North Slope Borough Power & Light is the largest electricity company in North Slope Borough, Alaska.

How many power plants are located within North Slope Borough, Alaska?

North Slope Borough, Alaska is home to 8 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

North Slope Borough, Alaska has 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in North Slope Borough, Alaska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Barrow Utilities & Electric Cooperative2,032
2Alaska Power and Telephone1,558
3North Slope Borough Power & Light1,220
4TDX Power113

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-13