Androscoggin County, Maine Electric Profile

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With 108,277 citizens living within the county and 783,216 megawatt hours produced a year, Androscoggin County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 7.23 megawatt hours. This is the 8 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

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Customers in Androscoggin County experience an average of 0.94 outages lasting 101.13 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

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Over the last year, there has been a 7.54% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production in Androscoggin County.

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Releasing 504,562,499.38 kilograms of CO2 gases, Androscoggin County has the 627th worst pollution level from electricity use of any county in the country and 3rd highest in the state.

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Androscoggin County consumes 17.30% more electricity than it generates.

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In Androscoggin County, 7,994.16 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuel sources. Androscoggin County ranks 918th out of 3220 counties in the US for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    918,738 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    783,216 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    775,222 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,994 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    504,562,499 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,659.92 kg

Lewiston, ME Electric Overview

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Lewiston has an average residential electricity rate of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.07% above the average Maine price of 16.58 cents and 23.34% more than the national average of 13.45. The city is ranked 6th in the state in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 288,166 megawatt hours produced. Producing 7.98 megawatt hours per citizen living in the city, Lewiston ranks as the 16th highest generator per capita in Maine out of 130 cities.

Lewiston's main fuel type consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 288,166 megawatt hours from this fuel source. The city residents average 131.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 121st worst in the state out of 130 in this category. This adds up to total emissions of 4,763,432.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 56th highest for total emissions in Maine. Lewiston is home to 3 electricity generation plants, which is 3rd most in Maine and 28th highest when counting plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lewiston

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.143/kWh$118.34/mo.$65.08/mo.
39th16.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lewiston
66th$94.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lewiston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lewiston, Maine

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Central Maine PowerBUNDLED16.0294.53No DataIcon representing missing value.3,530,368565,505,260

Auburn, ME Electric Overview

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Auburn's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.07% more than Maine's average price of 16.58 cents and 23.34% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. Based on government data, there are 45,858 megawatt hours of electricity produced from hydroelectric dams in the city. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the country, and Auburn is in on the action. They produce 129.44 megawatt hours using natural gas.

Auburn's power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 45,858 megawatt hours (or 76.07%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste make up the next highest amounts at 7,864.71 megawatt hours (13.05%) and 6,434.85 megawatt hours (10.67%), respectively. The city emits 4,351.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 4th worst polluting city out of 130 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 100,897,741.71 kilograms, the city ranks 2nd highest in Maine for total emissions from electricity consumption. Auburn has the most power generation plants of any city in the state, with 4 total plants. This is also the 23rd most power plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Auburn

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.143/kWh$118.34/mo.$65.08/mo.
39th16.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Auburn
66th$94.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Auburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Auburn, Maine

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Central Maine PowerBUNDLED16.0294.53No DataIcon representing missing value.3,530,368565,505,260

Lisbon Falls CDP, ME Electric Overview

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Lisbon Falls CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.07% more than Maine's average price of 16.58 cents and 23.34% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. With annual generation of 89,454 megawatt hours, the city is the 13th largest generator of electricity in Maine. Consumers in Lisbon Falls CDP consume 38.12% of the electricity generated in the city and the excess 61.88% is exported or potentially stored.

Electricity use in Lisbon Falls CDP results in the release of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 122nd highest in Maine out of 130 cities. This total equates to 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 122nd worst in Maine for emissions per capita. The city has one electricity producing plant, which is 13th highest in the state. Lisbon Falls CDP has about 100.00% of its electricity generated by Conventional Hydroelectric.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.143/kWh$118.34/mo.$65.08/mo.
39th16.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lisbon Falls CDP
66th$94.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lisbon Falls CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lisbon Falls CDP, Maine

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Central Maine PowerBUNDLED16.0294.53No DataIcon representing missing value.3,530,368565,505,260

Energy Production in Androscoggin County, Maine

Power Plants in Androscoggin County, Maine

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ReEnergy Livermore FallsReEnergy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Livermore Falls CDP ME Wood/Wood Waste Solids 266,745403,910,679.21,514.22No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lewiston ME Conventional Hydroelectric 143,780No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lewiston ME Conventional Hydroelectric 138,390No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Worumbo Hydro StationEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Lisbon Falls CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 89,454No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Otis HydroEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Androscoggin County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 44,794No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Auburn ME Conventional Hydroelectric 35,916No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
International Paper Livermore HydroEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Livermore Falls CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 33,399No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MMWAC Resource Recovery FacilityMid-Maine Waste Action Corp (100.00%)
Auburn ME Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 14,42964,991,133.64,504.2No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lewiston ME Conventional Hydroelectric 5,996No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.8/2020
Barker LowerKEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC (100.00%)
Auburn ME Conventional Hydroelectric 5,177No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Upper BarkerKEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC (100.00%)
Auburn ME Conventional Hydroelectric 4,765No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Mechanic FallsKEI (Maine) Power Management (IV) LLC (100.00%)
Mechanic Falls CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 371No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Androscoggin County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 504,562,499.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Androscoggin County is the 3rd highest out of 16 counties in Maine for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 1682nd highest in the United States in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 4,659.92 kilograms of emissions per person. Around 64.10% of Androscoggin County’s electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Other fuel types used include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 34.06% and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 1.00%. Androscoggin County has 12 electricity plants, which is 3rd highest in Maine.

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Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
64.10%
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
34.06%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.00%
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Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
0.82%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.02%

Androscoggin County, Maine Net Metering

Androscoggin County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the only provider in town offers net metering options. Maine has above average regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Power Companies in Androscoggin County, Maine

FAQ

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

Androscoggin County, Maine has 12 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Central Maine Power is the largest electricity company in Androscoggin County, Maine.

Which electricity companies offer service in Androscoggin County, Maine?

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1Central Maine Power22,443

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16