Aroostook County, Maine Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Aroostook County, Maine Electricity Overview

Aroostook County has a population of 67,105 residents.

Aroostook County is the 429th highest producing county out of 3221 counties in the United States when it comes to megawatt hours produced using sustainable fuels.

Wind generates 469,972 megawatt hours of electricity in Aroostook County. This equals roughly 7 megawatt hours per person in Aroostook County being generated from wind power, giving the county a rank of 4th highest county in Maine out of 16 counties in that category.

Aroostook County experienced a 0% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding year.

With 67,105 residents living within the county and 570,206 megawatt hours produced per year, Aroostook County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 8.5 megawatt hours. The city is 912th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

Aroostook County produces 7.02 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Aroostook County the 552nd highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the US out of 3221 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    584,017 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    570,206 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    470,804 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    99,402 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,102,877 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    61.14 kg

Presque Isle, ME Electricity Overview

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Presque Isle has an average residential electricity rate of 20.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.40% higher than the average state price of 18.28 cents. Selling an estimated 11,267.4 megawatt hours a year, Versant Power is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Presque Isle residents emit 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 9th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 22,744,781.81 kilograms, which is the 15th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Presque Isle

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.251/kWh$0.153/kWh$154.05/mo.$76.41/mo.
122nd19.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Presque Isle
13th$105.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Presque Isle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Presque Isle, Maine

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY8.2054.3755,1674,521,000
CN Brown EnergyENERGY8.0354.9627,8022,233,100
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400
Electricity MaineENERGY12.1468.76245,23129,776,000

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Caribou, ME Electricity Overview

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Caribou has an average residential electricity rate of 20.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.40% higher than the average state price of 18.28 cents. Selling an estimated 11,667.48 megawatt hours a year, Versant Power is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Caribou residents emit 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 121st worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 19,122,474.28 kilograms, which is the 19th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Caribou

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.251/kWh$0.153/kWh$154.05/mo.$76.41/mo.
122nd19.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Caribou
13th$105.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Caribou Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Caribou, Maine

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY8.2054.3755,1674,521,000
CN Brown EnergyENERGY8.0354.9627,8022,233,100
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400
Electricity MaineENERGY12.1468.76245,23129,776,000

Houlton CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Houlton CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 14.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.64% above the average US rate of 13.99 cents. Houlton, Maine Electric Utility has an estimated 320 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $81.96 per month, while the state average is $109.76. Customers in Houlton CDP pay a 25.33% markdown compared to the rest of the state.

On average, Houlton CDP residents emit 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 17th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 12,263,101.07 kilograms, which is the 31st highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Houlton CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.129/kWh$106.36/mo.$57.30/mo.
3rd14.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Houlton CDP
1st$78.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Houlton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Houlton CDP, Maine

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY8.2054.3755,1674,521,000
CN Brown EnergyENERGY8.0354.9627,8022,233,100
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400
Eastern Maine Electric CoopBUNDLED16.6681.6362,32010,381,579

Electricity Production in Aroostook County, Maine

Power Plants in Aroostook County, Maine

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Oakfield Wind ProjectNovatus Energy (100.00%)
Aroostook County ME Wind 354,069
Mars Hill Wind Farm ProjectTerraForm Power (100.00%)
Aroostook County ME Wind 115,903
Twin Rivers Paper Co LLCTwin Rivers Paper Co LLC (100.00%)
Madawaska CDP ME Purchased Steam 99,402
Squa Pan Hydro StationAlgonquin Power (100.00%)
Aroostook County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 832

Aroostook County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Aroostook County creates 4,102,876.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2813th largest amount of any county in the US. The county averages 61.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 16th highest in Maine in this category. Around 82.42% of electricity in Aroostook County comes from generation using Wind. Taken together with Purchased Steam (17.43%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (0.15%), these three fuel types make up 570,206 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the county electricity production. Aroostook County is home to 4 electricity producing plants, which is 566th highest in the country.

WIND
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Wind
82.42%
PURCHASED STEAM
Purchased Steam
Purchased Steam
17.43%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.15%

Aroostook County, Maine Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Aroostook County include Versant Power and Eastern Maine Electric Coop The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity providers in Aroostook County that report energy loss. Combined, these 4 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 3.26% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Aroostook County a rank of 5th best in Maine out of 16 counties.

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Aroostook County, Maine?

There are 4 active electricity plants in Aroostook County, Maine

What electricity company is the largest provider in Aroostook County, Maine?

By total revenue, Versant Power is the largest electricity supplier in Aroostook County, Maine.

What electricity companies offer service in Aroostook County, Maine?

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

Aroostook County, Maine has 19 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-04