Energy Northwest supplies electricity to 55 cities in the state of Washington including Vancouver, Everett, Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland. Energy Northwest charges their customers a residential electricity rate of 9.09 cents per kilowatt hour on average. Thankfully, this is 8.23% below Washington's average rate of 9.91 cents, resulting in the supplier ranking 31st out of 87 suppliers in Washington for best average electricity rate. In 2019 they sold 52.82% of their total megawatt hours disposed to other companies in the wholesale market. The electricity produced in the company’s power plants made up 44.34% of the electricity sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 54.35%. Their total revenue in 2019 from electricity related activities was $2,578,054,700, with 32.91% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 60.40% from retail sales to end users.
About Energy Northwest
The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Energy Northwest is $100.52 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.11. The company generates 43.76% (or 8,744,481 megawatt hours) of the electricity that it sells from nuclear power facilities. Electricity generation from renewable fuel types by the company totals 9,617,165 megawatt hours. This ranks the provider 24th out of the 3511 we track in the United States. Energy Northwest's electricity sales are responsible for 1,281,894,921.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This is the 3rd worst emissions total out of 87 electricity companies in Washington.
Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors
Energy Northwest has the 281st highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity sold of all of the providers in the United States. The electricity sourced for their customers is responsible for 1,281,894,921.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year. The supplier averages 66.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold, which is a better measurement of the provider's pollution levels. The provider's top fuel consumed in their electricity generating facilities is Conventional Hydroelectric. Roughly 46.79% of the company's output is from Conventional Hydroelectric. Other fuel sources used include Nuclear at 43.76% and Natural Gas at 8.12% of generation. Energy Northwest has the 172nd highest number of facilities associated with an electricity provider out of the 3511 providers that we track in the country and 2nd out of 87 in Washington. They are associated with or own 14 electricity producing facilities throughout their operating territory.
Energy Northwest is one of 0 electric providers in Washington who offer net metering to their consumers. Net metering allows individuals to sell megawatt hours back to their electricity supplier, making the purchase of solar and other alternative electricity sources a cheaper endeavor.
Energy Northwest reported an annual loss of about 1.90% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production industry and suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. This percentage of energy lost gives them a rank of 48th worst out of 87 suppliers who report energy loss in the state.
Energy Northwest Rate & Electric Bills
Energy Northwest residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.
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Energy Northwest Overview
- Company Type:State
- Subsidiary CompaniesAsotin County PUDClark Public UtilitiesOkanogan PUDKittitas County PUDSkamania County PUDMason County PUDFranklin County PUDKlickitat County PUDPacifi County PUDClallam County PUDBenton PUDSnohomish County PUDRichland ElectricCentralia City LightChelan County PUD
- Headquarters:76 North Power Plant Loop
Richland, Washington 99354
United States of America
- CEO:Bob Schuetz
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- States Served:
- Counties Served:
- Snohomish County
- Clark County
- Benton County
- Franklin County
- Island County
- Major Cities Served:See all cities
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Quick Facts About Energy Northwest
Energy Northwest consumers deal with outages lasting on average 107 minutes per incident, with about 0.58 outages each year.
Energy Northwest had a 9.36% reduction in CO2 pollution from the electricity they sold.
Energy Northwest produces 267,382 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 75th highest total out of 3511 providers in the US.
Energy Northwest produces 9,349,783 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Energy Northwest 4th in Washington out of 87 electricity providers.
Energy Northwest's generation facilities produce 1,622,376 megawatt hours from natural gas.
Energy Northwest is the 75th largest supplier out of 3511 providers in the US based on total megawatt hours sold.
Energy Northwest's energy loss due to business operations.
Total Energy Loss
2450 National Rank
Length & Frequency of Energy Northwest's Power Outages
vs. national average of 127.16 min.
vs. national average of 1.13
Energy Northwest Energy Makeup
Energy Northwest Coverage Map
Energy Northwest State Coverage
|State||Customers||Sales ($)||State Rank Based On Revenue||% of Provider's Residential Sales in State|
Energy Northwest County Coverage
|County||Population||Providers||Avg. County Rate (¢)||Avg. Electric Bill|
Power Plants Owned by Energy Northwest
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions/MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Columbia Generating StationEnergy Northwest (100.00%)
Rocky ReachChelan County PUD (100.00%)
|Chelan County||WA||Conventional Hydroelectric||5,833,754||362,208,826.32||62.09|
Rock IslandChelan County PUD (100.00%)
|Rock Island||WA||Conventional Hydroelectric||2,434,027||151,137,907.49||62.09|
River Road Gen PlantClark Public Utilities (100.00%)
H M JacksonSnohomish County PUD (100.00%)
Nine CanyonEnergy Northwest (100.00%)
PackwoodEnergy Northwest (100.00%)
|Lewis County||WA||Conventional Hydroelectric||95,746||5,903,967.49||61.66|
|Benton County||WA||Conventional Hydroelectric||41,282||2,545,575.86||61.66|
|North Yelm CDP||WA||Conventional Hydroelectric||39,986||2,465,653.54||61.66|
Energy Northwest Fuel Makeup
Cities Energy Northwest Has Coverage
- Arlington, WA
- Asotin, WA
- Battle Ground, WA
- Benton City, WA
- Bingen, WA
- Boardman, OR
- Brewster, WA
- Camas, WA
- Cashmere, WA
- Centralia, WA
- Chelan, WA
- Clarkston, WA
- Conconully, WA
- Connell, WA
- Darrington, WA
- Entiat, WA
- Everett, WA
- Forks, WA
- Gold Bar, WA
- Goldendale, WA
- Granite Falls, WA
- Ilwaco, WA
- Index, WA
- Irrigon, OR
- Kennewick, WA
- La Center, WA
- Leavenworth, WA
- Long Beach, WA
- Mesa, WA
- North Bonneville, WA
- Okanogan, WA
- Omak, WA
- Oroville, WA
- Pasco, WA
- Pateros, WA
- Port Angeles, WA
- Prosser, WA
- Raymond, WA
- Richland, WA
- Ridgefield, WA
- Riverside, WA
- Rufus, OR
- Sequim, WA
- South Bend, WA
- Stanwood, WA
- Stevenson, WA
- Sultan, WA
- Tonasket, WA
- Vancouver, WA
- Washougal, WA
- Wenatchee, WA
- West Richland, WA
- White Salmon, WA
- Woodland, WA
- Yacolt, WA
* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.
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Energy Northwest FAQ:
How much is the average bill for Energy Northwest customers each month?
Customers of Energy Northwest pay, on average, a monthly bill of $100.52.
Who is the CEO of Energy Northwest?
Energy Northwest’s CEO is Bob Schuetz.
When will Energy Northwest power be restored?
The average number of minutes for an outage for Energy Northwest's consumers is 106.9975 minutes.
What cities does Energy Northwest provider electricity in?
Energy Northwest has customers in 55 cities.
What is the average electricity rate for Energy Northwest customers?
The average price of electricity for customers of Energy Northwest is 9.09 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).
Does Energy Northwest have any subsidiary companies?
Asotin County PUD, Clark Public Utilities, Okanogan PUD, Kittitas County PUD, Skamania County PUD, Mason County PUD, Franklin County PUD, Klickitat County PUD, Pacifi County PUD, Clallam County PUD, Benton PUD, Snohomish County PUD, Richland Electric, Centralia City Light, and Chelan County PUD are owned by Energy Northwest.
How many counties does Energy Northwest sell electricity to?
Energy Northwest sells electricity in 15 countiesUS.
How many power plants are owned by or associated with Energy Northwest?
Energy Northwest is associated with or owns 14 power plants.
What is the phone number for Energy Northwest?
The Energy Northwest phone number is (509) 372-5000.
What percentage of Energy Northwest’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?
Energy Northwest produces 51.88% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.
What percentage of Energy Northwest’s electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?
Electric production plants owned by or associated with Energy Northwest produce 48.12% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.