Energy Northwest

About Energy Northwest

Energy Northwest has their head offices in Richland, Washington and supplies electricity in 2 states in the US Additionally, this service territory includes 55 cities within these states. Energy Northwest charges their customers a residential electricity rate of 9.19 cents per kilowatt hour on average. Thankfully, this is 7.68% below Washington's average rate of 9.95 cents, resulting in the supplier ranking 30th out of 60 suppliers in Washington for best average electricity rate. In 2020 they sold 55.63% of their total megawatt hours disposed to other companies in the wholesale market. The electricity produced in the company’s power plants made up 47.35% of the electricity sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 51.68%. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $2,438,040,400, with 33.85% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 62.43% from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Energy Northwest is $99.78 per month, while the nationwide average is $117.93. Electricity generation from renewable fuel sources by the supplier totals 9,509,177.5 megawatt hours. This ranks the company 4th in Washington out of the 54 companies we track. Electricity production plants associated with the provider use non-renewable fuel types to generate 52.78% of their total electricity production, or 10,630,108 megawatt hours. This amount ranks them at 1st in Washington out of 54 providers. The company generates 43.24% (or 8,707,780 megawatt hours) of the electricity that it sells from nuclear power.

Energy Northwest Net Metering

Energy Northwest is one of 47 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 Loss

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 7th best out of 54 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.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.093/kWh$0.087/kWh$141.40/mo.$76.55/mo.
335th9.19¢Energy Northwest's Average residential price per kWh
1122nd$99.78Average monthly electric bill for Energy Northwest's residential customers

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    Quick Facts About Energy Northwest

    Based on megawatt hours generated, Energy Northwest is the 2nd largest provider out of 82 suppliers in the state.

    Energy Northwest generates 1,922,328 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas and ranks 5th out of 54 suppliers in the state for total natural gas generation.

    Energy Northwest ranks 4th out of 54 electric providers in the state in megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power use.

    Energy Northwest generates 267,382 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 12th largest total out of 54 companies that we track in Washington.

    Energy Northwest generates 0.00% of its total megawatt hours produced from solar, which is 2nd in Washington out of 54 providers for percentage of total electricity generation that comes from solar power.

    As the 72nd highest generator of electricity in the United States, Energy Northwest generates 20,139,279 megawatt hours of electricity.

    Energy Loss

    Energy Northwest's energy loss due to business operations.


    Total Energy Loss


    180 National Rank

    Grid Reliability

    Length & Frequency of Energy Northwest's Power Outages

    100.43 min.

    vs. national average of 122.99 min.

    0.66 outages/yr

    vs. national average of 1.21

    Energy Northwest Energy Makeup

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    Energy Northwest State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

    Energy Northwest County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Asotin County22,58249.73$100.83/mo
    Benton County204,39038.85$108.60/mo
    Chelan County77,20013.21$56.82/mo
    Clallam County77,331210.74$137.97/mo
    Clark County488,24129.19$98.21/mo
    Franklin County95,22258.90$132.36/mo
    Island County85,141311.02$100.27/mo
    Jefferson County32,221611.27$116.28/mo
    Kittitas County47,935311.29$116.56/mo
    Klickitat County22,425211.55$124.97/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Energy Northwest

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Columbia Generating StationEnergy Northwest (100.00%)
    Benton County WA Nuclear 8,707,780
    Chelan County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 5,737,466
    Rock Island WA Conventional Hydroelectric 2,422,131
    Vancouver WA Natural Gas 1,922,328736,597,703.24383.18
    Everett WA Conventional Hydroelectric 486,416
    Chelan WA Conventional Hydroelectric 377,509
    Benton County WA Wind 267,382
    Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 95,746
    Benton County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 41,282
    North Yelm CDP WA Conventional Hydroelectric 39,986

    Energy Northwest Fuel Makeup

    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Natural Gas

    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 bundled bill for Energy Northwest customers each month?

    Customers of Energy Northwest pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $99.78.

    How many states does Energy Northwest supply electricity in?

    There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Energy Northwest including, Washington and Oregon.

    How many counties does Energy Northwest supply electricity in?

    There are 15 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Energy Northwest.

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for Energy Northwest customers?

    Consumers of Energy Northwest, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 9.19 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    Does Energy Northwest have any subsidiary companies?

    Energy Northwest owns Centralia City Light, Richland Electric, Pacifi County PUD, Asotin County PUD, Benton PUD, Chelan County PUD, Clallam County PUD, Clark Public Utilities, Franklin County PUD, Kittitas County PUD, Klickitat County PUD, Mason County PUD, Okanogan PUD, Skamania County PUD, and Snohomish County PUD.

    Who is the CEO of Energy Northwest?

    Energy Northwest’s current CEO is Bob Schuetz.

    When will Energy Northwest power be restored?

    Energy Northwest's outages last, on average, roughly 100.43333333333334 minutes per each outage.

    What percentage of Energy Northwest’s electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

    Energy Northwest produces 47.22% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

    What is the phone number for Energy Northwest?

    You can reach Energy Northwest by phone via (509) 372-5000.

    What cities does Energy Northwest have customers in to?

    Energy Northwest supplies in 55 cities.

    What percentage of Energy Northwest’s electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Electric production facilities owned by or associated with Energy Northwest generate 52.78% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Energy Northwest?

    Energy Northwest is associated with or owns 15 power plants.

    Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-11