Franklin County, Maine Electric Profile

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Franklin County’s average residential electricity rate is 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.34% above the US average of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Franklin County averages 13.36 megawatt hours produced from wind turbines per person, which is highest county out of 16 counties in Maine.

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Franklin County is ranked 308th out of 3220 counties in the country for renewable electricity production per capita, at 29.5 megawatt hours per person per year.

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Franklin County released 104,297,056.1 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks it as the 8th highest polluting county out of 16 counties in the state.

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Usage of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production has increased by 4.14% in Franklin County.

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Franklin County saw a 5.98% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    256,241 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,288,069 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    890,857 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    397,212 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    42.65 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    104,297,056 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,453.66 kg

Farmington CDP, ME Electric Overview

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Residents living in Farmington CDP pay an average residential electricity rate of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 41st out of 130 cities in the state. Selling 1,599.93 megawatt hours, Central Maine Power is the largest provider in the city. The power grid in the city has an average of 0.94 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting roughly 101.13 minutes per outage. The national averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Releasing 9,250,200.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Farmington CDP is the 35th highest out of 130 cities in Maine for total emissions from electricity consumption. Averaging 2,232.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 34th highest in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. The city is tied for last in the state for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Farmington CDP

Farmington 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 Farmington CDP
66th$94.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Farmington CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Farmington CDP, Maine

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

Wilton CDP, ME Electric Overview

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Wilton CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.34% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. With 227 total residential customers, Central Maine Power is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city has an average of 0.94 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting around 101.13 minutes. The countrywide averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Wilton CDP emits 2,232.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 34th worst polluting city out of 130 cities in the state. With total emissions of 4,353,823.54 kilograms, the city ranks 60th worst in Maine for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 16,545.88 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilton CDP

Wilton 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 Wilton CDP
66th$94.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilton CDP, Maine

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

Chisholm CDP, ME Electric Overview

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Chisholm CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.34% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. With 103 total residential customers, Central Maine Power is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city has an average of 0.94 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting around 101.13 minutes. The countrywide averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Chisholm CDP is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 3,378,120.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 2,232.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 34th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chisholm CDP

Chisholm 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 Chisholm CDP
66th$94.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chisholm CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chisholm CDP, Maine

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

Energy Production in Franklin County, Maine

Power Plants in Franklin County, Maine

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Androscoggin Energy CenterVerso Paper Androscoggin LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Natural Gas 368,20292,449,581.69251.08No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kibby Wind FacilityLS Power (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Wind 307,537No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
ReEnergy Stratton LLCReEnergy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Wood/Wood Waste Solids 297,942368,152,993.61,235.65No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Androscoggin MillVerso Paper Androscoggin LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Black Liquour 177,17763,677,433.08359.4No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Saddleback Ridge Wind FarmSaddleback Ridge Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Wind 95,953No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
International Paper Riley HydroEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 27,334No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
International Paper Jay HydroEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Franklin County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 13,924No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Franklin County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Franklin County, Wind makes up 31.33% of the fuel used in electricity generation. Natural Gas (30.76%) is also used for electricity production, as well as Wood/Wood Waste Solids (25.85%). Releasing 104,297,056.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, the county ranks 1758th worst in the nation for total emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 2275th highest in the US for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Franklin County isp home to 7 power generation plants, which is 7th most in Maine and 2nd highest when counting power plants per citizen.

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Wind
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Wind
Wind
31.33%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
30.76%
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
25.85%
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Black Liquour
8.79%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
3.20%
OTHER
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0.08%

Franklin County, Maine Net Metering

Central Maine Power is the only provider we have covering Franklin County. Fortunately for residents they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more viable. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Power Companies in Franklin County, Maine

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Franklin County, Maine by megawatt hours sold is Central Maine Power.

How many power plants are in Franklin County, Maine?

Franklin County, Maine is home to 7 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Franklin County, Maine?

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1Central Maine Power64,754

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