Franklin County, Maine Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Franklin County, Maine Electricity Overview

Franklin County is the highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 14.7 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

Usage of non-renewable fuel types has increased by 9.01% in Franklin County.

With total generation of 1,297,156 megawatt hours, Franklin County is the 562nd largest generator of electricity out of 3221 counties in the United States.

Franklin County is the 228th highest producing county in the United States out of 3221 counties when considering megawatt hours generated from renewable fuel types.

The national average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 13.99 cents, while residents of Franklin County pay an average rate of 38.06% more than the national average at 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour.

With 29,456 citizens living within the county and 1,297,156 megawatt hours produced a year, Franklin County has a per capita production rate of 44.04 megawatt hours. The city is 500th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    256,356 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,297,156 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    864,174 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    432,982 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    44.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    104,786,096 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,557.38 kg

Farmington CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Farmington CDP spend, on average, 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 5.65% more than Maine's average rate of 18.28 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 184 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city have 0.94 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 101.13 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emissions in Farmington CDP average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 17th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 10,776,429.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 35th highest for total pollution in Maine. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Farmington CDP must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Farmington CDP

Farmington CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.228/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
11th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Farmington CDP
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Farmington CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Farmington 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
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED17.71108.973,734,027661,385,080
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

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Wilton CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Wilton CDP spend, on average, 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 5.65% more than Maine's average rate of 18.28 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 227 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city have 0.94 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 101.13 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emissions in Wilton CDP average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 121st worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,354,603.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 63rd highest for total pollution in Maine. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Wilton CDP must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilton CDP

Wilton CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.228/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
11th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilton CDP
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilton 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
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED17.71108.973,734,027661,385,080
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

Chisholm CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Chisholm CDP spend, on average, 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 5.65% more than Maine's average rate of 18.28 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 103 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city have 0.94 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 101.13 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emissions in Chisholm CDP average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 17th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 3,472,347.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 87th highest for total pollution in Maine. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Chisholm CDP must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chisholm CDP

Chisholm CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.228/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
11th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chisholm CDP
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chisholm CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chisholm 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
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED17.71108.973,734,027661,385,080
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

Electricity Production in Franklin County, Maine

Power Plants in Franklin County, Maine

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Androscoggin Energy CenterVerso Paper Androscoggin LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Natural Gas 382,65596,284,966.89251.62
ReEnergy Stratton LLCReEnergy Holdings (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Wood/Wood Waste Solids 365,100425,787,465.61,166.22
Kibby Wind FacilityLS Power (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Wind 320,901
Saddleback Ridge Wind FarmSaddleback Ridge Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Wind 100,022
Androscoggin MillVerso Paper Androscoggin LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Natural Gas 98,5658,142,322.382.61
Farmington SolarFarmington Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Solar 29,913
International Paper Riley Hydro
Franklin County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 25,129

Franklin County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Franklin County averages 3,557.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 2182nd worst in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Franklin County from electricity consumption is 104,786,095.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 7th largest amount in Maine and 2182nd in the United States. About 33.32% of electricity in Franklin County comes from production using Natural Gas. Other fuel sources used include Wind at 32.45% and Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 29.02%. Franklin County is home to 7 power producing plants, which is 295th most in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
33.32%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
32.45%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
29.02%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
2.84%
SOLAR
Solar
2.31%
OTHER
Other
0.06%

Franklin County, Maine Net Metering

Franklin County has 1 out of 16 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Citizens of Maine have above average net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Franklin County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 4.04% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 0.63%, resulting in a rank of 1043rd best in the country and a state rank of 6th best out of 3221 and 16 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

Franklin County, Maine has 7 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Franklin County, Maine?

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

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

Franklin County, Maine is home to 16 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Franklin County, Maine?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-30