Franklin County, ME: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

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Franklin County, Maine Electricity Overview

Franklin County is home to over 29,487 residents and generates 117,859 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 4 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Franklin County 167th in the United States out of 3230 counties for solar megawatt hours produced per person.

When calculating by customer count, Central Maine Power is the largest electricity supplier in Franklin County.

Franklin County uses only 62.46% of the electricity generated in the county, meaning they can store or export the remaining 37.54%.

Franklin County produces 379,368 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel sources. This ranks Franklin County 3rd out of 16 counties in the state for total renewable electricity generation.

Citizens of Franklin County use enough electricity to emit 0 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 16th highest amount of pollution from electric consumption for a county in Maine.

The county is ranked as the 6th largest producer of electricity of all 16 counties in Maine for electricity production, producing 379,368 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    236,953 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    379,368 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    379,368 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.87 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Farmington CDP

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Farmington CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

18.38¢ per kWh

  • 11.68% lower than last month
  • 35.38% lower than April last year
  • 10.19% lower than the Maine average
  • 8.7% higher than the US average
  • 113th in the state out of 157 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since April last year
  • 25,183rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,448 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,089 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

26.07¢ per kWh

  • 3.12% lower than last month
  • 6.51% higher than April last year
  • 0.26% lower than the Maine average
  • 61.71% higher than the US average
  • 118th in the state out of 157 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 29,361st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 20 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 359 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$118.3 per month

  • 9.21% lower than last month
  • 30.25% lower than April last year
  • 0.82% lower than the Maine average
  • 4.93% higher than the US average
  • 118th in the state out of 157 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 39 since April last year
  • 21,299th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 242 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 9,486 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$144.05 per month

  • 2.88% lower than last month
  • 1.64% higher than April last year
  • 0.71% higher than the Maine average
  • 5.86% higher than the US average
  • 118th in the state out of 157 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 39 since April last year
  • 19,390th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,148 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,366 since April last year

Farmington CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Farmington CDP spend, on average, 26.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is, fortunately, 0.26% lower than Maine's average price of 26.14 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 188 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city have 0.91 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 94.41 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emissions in Farmington CDP average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 99th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 8,966,495.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 36th 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 May and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.304/kWh$0.143/kWh$190.14/mo.$65.08/mo.
118th26.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Farmington CDP
118th$144.05Average 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 EnergyENERGY14.4887.438,617.035,592,599.95
CN Brown EnergyENERGY11.3568.9231,455.763,569,197.29
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED25.67143.823,476,770.59892,523,935
Clearview ElectricENERGY22.5480.834,817.461,086,082.91
ENGIEENERGY16.1989.5611,937.681,932,466.99

Wilton CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Wilton CDP spend, on average, 26.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is, fortunately, 0.26% lower than Maine's average price of 26.14 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 231 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city have 0.91 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 94.41 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emissions in Wilton CDP average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 7th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 2,940,864.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 86th 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 May and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.304/kWh$0.143/kWh$190.14/mo.$65.08/mo.
118th26.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilton CDP
118th$144.05Average 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 EnergyENERGY14.4887.438,617.035,592,599.95
CN Brown EnergyENERGY11.3568.9231,455.763,569,197.29
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED25.67143.823,476,770.59892,523,935
Clearview ElectricENERGY22.5480.834,817.461,086,082.91
ENGIEENERGY16.1989.5611,937.681,932,466.99

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Chisholm CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Chisholm CDP spend, on average, 26.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is, fortunately, 0.26% lower than Maine's average price of 26.14 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 105 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city have 0.91 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 94.41 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emissions in Chisholm CDP average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 99th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 2,040,972.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 108th 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 May and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.304/kWh$0.143/kWh$190.14/mo.$65.08/mo.
118th26.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chisholm CDP
118th$144.05Average 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 EnergyENERGY14.4887.438,617.035,592,599.95
CN Brown EnergyENERGY11.3568.9231,455.763,569,197.29
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED25.67143.823,476,770.59892,523,935
Clearview ElectricENERGY22.5480.834,817.461,086,082.91
ENGIEENERGY16.1989.5611,937.681,932,466.99

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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
Kibby Wind FacilityLS Power (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Wind 261,509
Farmington SolarFarmington Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Solar 117,859

Franklin County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Franklin County average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them as the 2929th worst polluting county based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the county the 16th highest for total pollution in the state. Approximately 68.93% of Franklin County's electricity is produced using Wind. Franklin County has 2 electricity generation plants, which is 3rd highest in Maine.

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68.93%
SOLAR
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31.07%

Franklin County, Maine Net Metering

Franklin County has 1 out of 17 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 4.55% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 0.71%, resulting in a rank of 1390th best in the country and a state rank of 6th best out of 3230 and 16 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

Franklin County, Maine has 2 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 17 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Franklin County, Maine?

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-07