Androscoggin County, Maine Electric Profile

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Androscoggin County, Maine Overview

Androscoggin County is the 996th highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the nation, with a population of 111,139 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 779,112.

The burning of natural gas in Androscoggin County yields a total of 117.7 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 8th out of 16 counties in Maine.

Androscoggin County had a 21.31% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the preceding 12 months.

Androscoggin County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 22.19% more than the US average rate, at 16.81 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.76 cents.

Androscoggin County has experienced a 4.30% decrease in the usage of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation during the previous 12 months, which is an admirable effort.

Roughly 1.02% of Androscoggin County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel types, making it the 8th highest county out of 16 counties in the state for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    937,170  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.43  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    779,112  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    771,195  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,917  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.01  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    514,825,327  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,632.27  kg

Electricity plans in Maine

There are 21105 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Maine Plans

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  • Rate 19.49¢ / kWh
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Lewiston, ME Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Lewiston are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.81 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.30% less than Maine's average price of 17.03 cents, ranking the city at 25th best for average electricity price out of 157 cities in Maine. Selling an estimated 13,831.74 megawatt hours a year, Central Maine Power is the largest vendor in the city. The city generates 288,166 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of their total production, from sustainable fuel types

Lewiston is the 44th highest ranked city in the state out of 157 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 7,160,577.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 192.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Lewiston as the 148th highest polluting city in Maine. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Lewiston, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Lewiston has 3 power producing plants, which is the 2nd highest for a city in Maine.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lewiston

Lewiston residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.179/kWh$0.143/kWh $118.34/mo.$65.08/mo.
8th 16.46¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lewiston
52nd $98.37 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lewiston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lewiston, Maine

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit Energy ENERGY 8.20 54.37 55,167 4,521,000
Central Maine Power BUNDLED 16.46 98.37 3,608,467 593,979,150

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Auburn, ME Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Auburn are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.81 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.30% less than Maine's average price of 17.03 cents, ranking the city at 25th best for average electricity price out of 157 cities in Maine. The city has had a 4.30% decline in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source use for electricity production purposes. There has been a 5.85% decline in the use of renewable fuel types (such as solar, wind or hydro power) in Auburn over the last 12 months.

Auburn's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 76.23% of electricity generation using this fuel source. When combined with Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (12.97%) and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (10.61%), these three fuel types make up 99.80% city's electricity production. The city emits 4,426.25 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 4th highest polluting city out of 157 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. A total of 106,500,002.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. This is enough to rank 2nd worst in Maine for total emissions from electricity consumption. Auburn has 4 electricity plants, which is the highest for a city in Maine.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Auburn

Auburn residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.179/kWh$0.143/kWh $118.34/mo.$65.08/mo.
8th 16.46¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Auburn
52nd $98.37 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Auburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Auburn, Maine

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit Energy ENERGY 8.20 54.37 55,167 4,521,000
Central Maine Power BUNDLED 16.46 98.37 3,608,467 593,979,150

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Lisbon Falls CDP, ME Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Lisbon Falls CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.81 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.30% less than Maine's average price of 17.03 cents, ranking the city at 25th best for average electricity price out of 157 cities in Maine. Central Maine Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Based on government data, there are 89,454 megawatt hours of electricity generated at the hydroelectric dams and other facilities in the city. This ranks them 4th in Maine out of 157 cities.

Lisbon Falls CDP is the 149th highest ranked city in the state out of 157 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Lisbon Falls CDP as the 149th highest polluting city in Maine. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Lisbon Falls CDP, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Lisbon Falls CDP has one power producing plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lisbon Falls CDP

Lisbon Falls CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.179/kWh$0.143/kWh $118.34/mo.$65.08/mo.
8th 16.46¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lisbon Falls CDP
52nd $98.37 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lisbon Falls CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lisbon Falls CDP, Maine

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit Energy ENERGY 8.20 54.37 55,167 4,521,000
Central Maine Power BUNDLED 16.46 98.37 3,608,467 593,979,150

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Energy Production in Androscoggin County, Maine

Power Plants in Androscoggin County, Maine

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
ReEnergy Livermore FallsReEnergy Holdings (100.00%)
Androscoggin County ME Wood/Wood Waste Solids 266,745 403,910,679.2 1,514.22
Lewiston ME Conventional Hydroelectric 143,780
Lewiston ME Conventional Hydroelectric 138,390
Worumbo Hydro StationEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Lisbon Falls CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 89,454
Otis HydroEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Androscoggin County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 40,820
Auburn ME Conventional Hydroelectric 35,916
International Paper Livermore HydroEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Livermore Falls CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 33,399
MMWAC Resource Recovery FacilityMid-Maine Waste Action Corp (100.00%)
Auburn ME Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 14,299 65,376,594.8 4,572.11
Lewiston ME Conventional Hydroelectric 5,996 8/2020
Barker LowerKEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC (100.00%)
Auburn ME Conventional Hydroelectric 5,177
Upper BarkerKEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC (100.00%)
Auburn ME Conventional Hydroelectric 4,765
Mechanic FallsKEI (Maine) Power Management (IV) LLC (100.00%)
Mechanic Falls CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 371

Androscoggin County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Androscoggin County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 63.93% of electricity generation using this fuel source. When combined with Wood/Wood Waste Solids (34.24%) and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (1.00%), these three fuel types make up 99.17% county's electricity production. The county emits 4,632.27 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity use, which makes it the highest polluting county out of 16 counties in Maine. A total of 514,825,327.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year. This is enough to rank 2nd highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. Androscoggin County has 12 electricity generation plants, which is 3rd highest in Maine.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
63.93%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
34.24%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.00%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
0.82%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.02%

Androscoggin County, Maine Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity suppliers in Androscoggin County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. At the state level, Maine has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Power Companies in Androscoggin County, Maine

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Androscoggin County, Maine?

The largest electricity company in Androscoggin County, Maine by total revenue is Central Maine Power.

How many electric companies offer service in Androscoggin County, Maine?

Androscoggin County, Maine has 2 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located in Androscoggin County, Maine?

Androscoggin County, Maine is home to 12 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Androscoggin County, Maine?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Central Maine Power 21,958
2 Ambit Energy 125

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-25