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Anchorage, AK Utilities: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in Anchorage

^ Electricity prices in Anchorage, AK in November 2020 averaged 22.53 ¢/kWh, or about 69% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Anchorage

^ Natural gas prices in Anchorage, AK in November 2020 averaged 10.61 $/Mcf, or about 4% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Anchorage

^ Average solar radiation in Anchorage is about 21% lower than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in Anchorage, AK

Electricity Prices in Anchorage, AK

Residential Electricity Rates in Anchorage

Residential electricity prices in Anchorage, AK in November 2020 averaged approximately 22.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 69% more than the national average rate of 13.35 ¢/kWh (November 2020). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Anchorage vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in Anchorage differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from November 2019 to November 2020 - residential electricity prices in Anchorage decreased approximately 2%, from 23.03 ¢/kWh to 22.53 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Anchorage, AK

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Anchorage

Residential natural gas prices in Anchorage in November 2020 averaged 10.61 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 4% less than the national average rate of 11.07 $/Mcf (November 2020). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Anchorage vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Anchorage natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare Anchorage natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Anchorage (Alaska) decreased approximately 4%, from 11.08 $/Mcf (November 2019) to 10.61 $/Mcf (November 2020). [2]

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Solar Power in Anchorage, AK

Solar Radiation Levels in Anchorage

The municipality of Anchorage (Alaska) has an average annual solar radiation value of 2.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Anchorage values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Anchorage is 55% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Anchorage is 21% lower than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Anchorage vs. High vs. Low

See the chart below for a comparison of Anchorage solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Anchorage levels against both 1) low average solar radition levels (WA) and also 2) high average solar radiation levels (NV). [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
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More information about Anchorage

About Anchorage

The municipality of Anchorage, AK in Anchorage County has an approximate population of 291,826. [4]

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Anchorage, AK Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in Anchorage, AK, or for other information related to utilities in Anchorage, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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