Energy Northwest

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 Net Metering

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 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 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.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.092/kWh$0.087/kWh$141.40/mo.$76.55/mo.
367th9.09¢Energy Northwest's Average residential price per kWh
1262nd$100.52Average monthly electric bill for Energy Northwest's residential customers

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    Quick Facts About Energy Northwest

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    Energy Northwest consumers deal with outages lasting on average 107 minutes per incident, with about 0.58 outages each year.

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    Energy Northwest had a 9.36% reduction in CO2 pollution from the electricity they sold.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Energy Northwest's generation facilities produce 1,622,376 megawatt hours from natural gas.

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    Energy Northwest is the 75th largest supplier out of 3511 providers in the US based on total megawatt hours sold.

    Energy Loss

    Energy Northwest's energy loss due to business operations.

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    Total Energy Loss

    809,493MWh

    2450 National Rank

    Grid Reliability

    Length & Frequency of Energy Northwest's Power Outages

    107 min.

    vs. national average of 127.16 min.

    0.58 outages/yr

    vs. national average of 1.13

    Energy Northwest Energy Makeup

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    Energy Northwest State Coverage

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    Washington851,3691,560,846,5002100%

    Energy Northwest County Coverage

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    Asotin County22,58249.75$98.13/mo
    Benton County204,39038.54$113.45/mo
    Chelan County77,20013.19$59.14/mo
    Clallam County77,331210.40$133.89/mo
    Clark County488,24129.20$97.11/mo
    Franklin County95,22258.44$133.86/mo
    Island County85,141310.96$99.35/mo
    Jefferson County32,221611.36$116.05/mo
    Kittitas County47,935311.01$113.82/mo
    Klickitat County22,425211.36$128.78/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Energy Northwest

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    Columbia Generating StationEnergy Northwest (100.00%)
    Benton County WA Nuclear 8,744,481124,242,160.5514.21No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Chelan County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 5,833,754362,208,826.3262.09No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Rock Island WA Conventional Hydroelectric 2,434,027151,137,907.4962.09No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Vancouver WA Natural Gas 1,622,376620,571,613.48382.51No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Everett WA Conventional Hydroelectric 486,41629,993,761.261.66No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Chelan WA Conventional Hydroelectric 377,50923,278,266.161.66No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Benton County WA Wind 267,3827,556,784.4428.26No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 95,7465,903,967.4961.66No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Benton County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 41,2822,545,575.8661.66No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    North Yelm CDP WA Conventional Hydroelectric 39,9862,465,653.5461.66No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

    Energy Northwest Fuel Makeup

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    Conventional Hydroelectric
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    46.79%
    NUCLEAR
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    43.76%
    NATURAL GAS
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    8.12%
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    Wind
    1.34%

    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.

    Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-14