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Fairbanks Electricity Rates

^ Fairbanks, AK electricity rates recently averaged 20.85¢/kWh -- an estimated 62 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Fairbanks Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Fairbanks, AK is an estimated 12 percent lower than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Fairbanks Natural Gas Rates

^ Fairbanks, AK natural gas rates recently averaged 11.36$/Mcf -- an estimated 32 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Fairbanks, AK

Energy in Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks, AK Electricity Rates

September 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, September 2016, Fairbanks's average rate of 20.85¢/kWh -- a difference of about +62% from the U.S. average of 12.87¢/kWh that month.[1]

Fairbanks Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Fairbanks (AK), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 20.31¢/kWh (September 2015) to 20.85¢/kWh (September 2016).[1]

September 2015

In September 2015, the average electricity rate in Fairbanks (Alaska) of 20.31¢/kWh -- a difference of about +56% from the United States average of 13.03¢/kWh that month.[1]

Fairbanks Electricity Statistics

Fairbanks Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Fairbanks, AK in September 2016 were 20.85¢/kWh -- an estimated 62 percent more than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


→ Any electricity rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: Fairbanks versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Fairbanks electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

→ Any electricty rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Fairbanks, AK Solar Energy

Solar: Fairbanks vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Fairbanks (measured on a monthly basis) is 50 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Fairbanks

April is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Fairbanks -- averaging an estimated 588 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (34 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Fairbanks vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Fairbanks (measured monthly) is 12 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Fairbanks Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Fairbanks, AK

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fairbanks, AK is 3.28 kilowatt hours per square meter per day(kWh/m2/day). See the chart below for monthly comparisons.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Power in Fairbanks, AK

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Fairbanks, AK is 4197 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Fairbanks.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWhac = kilowatt hours (AC)

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Fairbanks, AK Natural Gas Rates

September 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, September 2016, Fairbanks's average rate of 11.36$/Mcf -- a difference of about -32% from the U.S. average of 16.79$/Mcf that month.[3]

Fairbanks Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Fairbanks (AK), natural gas rates increased about 16 percent -- from 9.81$/Mcf (September 2015) to 11.36$/Mcf (September 2016).[3]

September 2015

In September 2015, the average electricity rate in Fairbanks (Alaska) of 9.81$/Mcf -- a difference of about -40% from the United States average of 16.40$/Mcf that month.[3]

Fairbanks Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Fairbanks

Average natural gas rates in Fairbanks, AK in September 2016 were 11.36$/Mcf -- an estimated 32 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 16.79$/Mcf.[3]



→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ $/Mcf = dollars per thousand cubic feet

Natural Gas: Fairbanks versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Fairbanks natural gas rates versus national average rates.[3]

→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Energy Companies in Fairbanks

Electric Companies in Fairbanks

Electric companies providing service in or near Fairbanks, AK.

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Gas Companies in Fairbanks

Gas companies that offer service in or near Fairbanks, AK.


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Solar Contractors in Fairbanks

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Fairbanks, AK.

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More information about Fairbanks

About Fairbanks

Fairbanks (AK) is a city in Fairbanks North Star County with an estimated population of 31,535.[4]

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Fairbanks, AK Energy

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