Kotzebue Electric Association

Kotzebue Electric Association is an electricity cooperative providing electricity in the state of Alaska. Recently filed reports by the company showed a customer base of 1,297 accounts, 1,182 of which are residential accounts and 115 of which are commercial customers. On average, Kotzebue Electric Association's customers purchase residential electricity for 37.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 66.66% above the average state rate of 22.57 cents and 179.67% above the US average of 13.45. A total of 18,915 megawatt hours were sold via retail sales in 2020 by the supplier. Power generation facilities owned by Kotzebue Electric Association produced 100.00% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider. In 2020, the provider earned $7,374,600 from retail electricity sales to end users.

About Kotzebue Electric Association

The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Kotzebue Electric Association average is 69.35% higher at $203.63 per month. Kotzebue Electric Association ranks 1532nd in the nation for average monthly bill total. Kotzebue Electric Association is the 1507th largest provider out of 3511 providers in the United States based on total megawatt hours sold. Kotzebue Electric Association is ranked as the 20th highest total electricity producer in the state out of 10 suppliers. Electricity production facilities associated with the company use non-renewable fuel types to generate 81.20% of their total electricity production, or 16,962 megawatt hours. This amount ranks them at 360th in the United States out of 3511 suppliers.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kotzebue Electric Association’s electricity sales have resulted in 11,749,616.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is 1615th highest in the United States out of 3511 companies and 18th highest in Alaska out of 10 suppliers. The company averages 617.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold, which is a better measurement of the supplier's pollution levels. They rank 75th highest in the US in this category. The provider has associations with a single electricity generation facility within their operating territory. This is the 21st highest number of electricity facilities associated with a provider out of the 10 suppliers operating in the state that we observe. For electricity production purposes, Kotzebue Electric Association’s primary fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 16,962 megawatt hours (or 81.20%) of generation for the supplier.

Kotzebue Electric Association Net Metering

Sadly, Kotzebue Electric Association does not allow their consumers to take part in net metering. Net metering would make it easier for people to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unneeded electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Kotzebue Electric Association recently reported an annual loss of about 2.69% of the electricity that they transmit. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the companies who operate around the country. Kotzebue Electric Association has been given a rank of 1112th worst out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

Kotzebue Electric Association Rate & Electric Bills

Kotzebue Electric Association residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

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Kotzebue Electric Association Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:245 4th Avenue
    Kotzebue, Alaska 99752
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Kotzebue Electric Association

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Kotzebue Electric Association is 14th out of the 10 in Alaska when considering the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from renewable fuels.

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Kotzebue Electric Association generates 3,983 megawatt hours of electricity from wind turbines, which is the 3rd highest amount in the state out of 10 providers.

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Kotzebue Electric Association releases 11,749,616.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions from megawatt hours sold, which makes it the 18th worst polluting electricity provider in the state out of 10.

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CO2 pollution from Kotzebue Electric Association's electricity sales increased by 82,997.91 kilograms (0.71%) over the course of the preceding year.

Energy Loss

Kotzebue Electric Association's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


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Kotzebue Electric Association Energy Makeup

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Kotzebue Electric Association State Coverage

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Kotzebue Electric Association County Coverage

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Northwest Arctic Borough7,621242.47$210.87/mo

Power Plants Owned by Kotzebue Electric Association

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Kotzebue Electric Association Fuel Makeup

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Cities Kotzebue Electric Association Has Coverage

  • Ambler, AK
  • Buckland, AK
  • Deering, AK
  • Kiana, AK
  • Kivalina, AK
  • Kobuk, AK
  • Kotzebue, AK
  • Noorvik, AK
  • Selawik, AK
  • Shungnak, AK

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

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Kotzebue Electric Association FAQ:

What percentage of Kotzebue Electric Association’s electricity is generated from renewable fuels?

Kotzebue Electric Association generates 19.07% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Kotzebue Electric Association?

Kotzebue Electric Association's customer service phone number is (907) 442-3491

How much is the average bill for Kotzebue Electric Association customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of Kotzebue Electric Association is $203.63. The Alaska average bill is $132.58 and the nationwide average is $132.58.

What is the average electricity rate for Kotzebue Electric Association customers?

Customers of Kotzebue Electric Association, on average, have an electricity rate 37.62 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Kotzebue Electric Association’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Kotzebue Electric Association generates 81.20% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What cities does Kotzebue Electric Association supply electricity to?

Kotzebue Electric Association has customers in 10 cities throughout the nation including, Alaska.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Kotzebue Electric Association?

There is one power plant owned by or associated with Kotzebue Electric Association.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25