Kennebec County, Maine Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Kennebec County, Maine Electricity Overview

Kennebec County has emissions of 2,325.67 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2484th highest polluting county in the United States by per capita emissions.

Averaging generation of 0.7 megawatt hours per resident each year, Kennebec County ranks 1490th out of 3221 counties in the United States for generation per capita.

As the 1350th highest generator of electricity of all 3221 counties in the country, Kennebec County generates 86,711 megawatt hours of electricity.

Kennebec County is the 4th most populous county in the state.

Kennebec County has had a 32.22% decline throughout the previous 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Kennebec County generates 0.02 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar power, giving the county a rank of 752nd in the nation out of 3221 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,057,122 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.55 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    86,711 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    86,711 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.7 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    287,550,019 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,325.67 kg

Electricity plans in Maine

There are 29219 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Maine Plans

Secure Choice 12

Residential

  • Rate 18.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
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  • Rate 18.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
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  • Rate 19.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
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  • Rate 19.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
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Secure Choice 12

Residential

  • Rate 18.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

Secure Green Choice 12

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  • Rate 18.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
  • Green Energy 100%

Secure Choice 12

Residential

  • Rate 19.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

Secure Green Choice 12

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  • Rate 19.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jan 2023
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Augusta, ME Electricity Overview

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Augusta's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 19.73 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, fortunately for their citizens, 4.58% below the state's average price of 20.68 cents, ranking the city at 18th best for average electricity rate out of 157 cities in Maine. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Central Maine Power. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $114.62 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86. Consumers in Augusta enjoy a 5.97% discount compared to other citizens of the nation.

Emissions in Augusta average 2,533.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 9th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 47,880,160.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 8th largest emissions amount in Maine. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Augusta

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.268/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
16th20.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Augusta
54th$122.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Augusta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Augusta, 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 PowerBUNDLED20.42122.823,673,275750,048,400
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

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Waterville, ME Electricity Overview

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Waterville's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 19.73 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, fortunately for their citizens, 4.58% below the state's average price of 20.68 cents, ranking the city at 80th best for average electricity rate out of 157 cities in Maine. Central Maine Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The city is the 19th highest generating city out of 157 cities in the state, averaging 1.38 megawatt hours produced per person.

Emissions in Waterville average 2,125.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 143rd worst polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 33,642,796.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 9th largest emissions amount in Maine. Roughly 100.00% of Waterville's electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Waterville is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 2nd most plants within a city in Maine.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waterville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.268/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
16th20.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waterville
54th$122.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waterville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waterville, 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 PowerBUNDLED20.42122.823,673,275750,048,400
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

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Gardiner, ME Electricity Overview

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Gardiner's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 19.73 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, fortunately for their citizens, 4.58% below the state's average price of 20.68 cents, ranking the city at 21st best for average electricity rate out of 157 cities in Maine. Central Maine Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The city is the 24th highest generating city out of 157 cities in the state, averaging 0.62 megawatt hours produced per person.

Emissions in Gardiner average 2,351.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 140th worst polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 14,015,156.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 27th largest emissions amount in Maine. Roughly 100.00% of Gardiner's electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Gardiner is home to one electricity producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gardiner

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.268/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
16th20.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gardiner
54th$122.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gardiner Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gardiner, 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 PowerBUNDLED20.42122.823,673,275750,048,400
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

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Electricity Production in Kennebec County, Maine

Power Plants in Kennebec County, Maine

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Winslow CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 32,542
Lockwood Hydroelectric FacilityBrookfield Renewable Partners (100.00%)
Waterville ME Conventional Hydroelectric 19,869
Benton Falls AssociatesEssex Hydro Associates LLC (1.00%)Concord Hydro Associates (99.00%)
Kennebec County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 14,209
Messalonskee 2 (Oakland)Messalonskee Stream Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Oakland CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 8,074
Messalonskee 3Messalonskee Stream Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Kennebec County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 4,203
GardinerKEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC (100.00%)
Gardiner ME Conventional Hydroelectric 3,668
Solar Mule, LLCSolar Mule, LLC (100.00%)
Kennebec County ME Solar 2,224
Messalonskee 5Messalonskee Stream Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Waterville ME Conventional Hydroelectric 1,922

Kennebec County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Kennebec County average 2,325.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 2484th worst polluting county in the country based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the county from electricity consumption is 287,550,019.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 956th highest amount in the nation. Conventional Hydroelectric is the primary fuel type in Kennebec County, with 97.44% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Kennebec County has 8 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 245th highest number of power plants in a county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
97.44%
SOLAR
Solar
2.56%

Kennebec County, Maine Net Metering

Kennebec County has 1 out of 16 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

Kennebec County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 4.04% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Kennebec County a rank of 6th best in Maine out of 16.

Providers In Each City in Kennebec County:

  • Augusta, Maine:
    • XOOM Energy: 5.88%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 5.88%
    • Freedom Energy: 5.88%
    • First Point Power: 5.88%
    • Energy Rewards: 5.88%
    • Electricity Maine: 5.88%
    • ENGIE: 5.88%
    • Ambit Energy: 5.88%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 5.88%
    • CN Brown Energy: 5.88%
    • Clearview Electric: 5.88%
    • Central Maine Power: 5.88%
    • Mega Energy: 5.88%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 5.88%
    • North American Power: 5.88%
    • New Brunswick Power: 5.88%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 5.88%
  • Gardiner, Maine:
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 5.88%
    • North American Power: 5.88%
    • New Brunswick Power: 5.88%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 5.88%
    • Central Maine Power: 5.88%
    • Clearview Electric: 5.88%
    • CN Brown Energy: 5.88%
    • Ambit Energy: 5.88%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 5.88%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 5.88%
    • Mega Energy: 5.88%
    • Freedom Energy: 5.88%
    • First Point Power: 5.88%
    • Energy Rewards: 5.88%
    • XOOM Energy: 5.88%
    • ENGIE: 5.88%
    • Electricity Maine: 5.88%
  • Hallowell, Maine:
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 5.88%
    • ENGIE: 5.88%
    • Electricity Maine: 5.88%
    • North American Power: 5.88%
    • New Brunswick Power: 5.88%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 5.88%
    • First Point Power: 5.88%
    • Energy Rewards: 5.88%
    • Freedom Energy: 5.88%
    • Mega Energy: 5.88%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 5.88%
    • Ambit Energy: 5.88%
    • CN Brown Energy: 5.88%
    • Central Maine Power: 5.88%
    • Clearview Electric: 5.88%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 5.88%
    • XOOM Energy: 5.88%
  • Waterville, Maine:
    • Electricity Maine: 5.88%
    • ENGIE: 5.88%
    • New Brunswick Power: 5.88%
    • North American Power: 5.88%
    • Energy Rewards: 5.88%
    • First Point Power: 5.88%
    • Freedom Energy: 5.88%
    • XOOM Energy: 5.88%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 5.88%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 5.88%
    • Mega Energy: 5.88%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 5.88%
    • Central Maine Power: 5.88%
    • CN Brown Energy: 5.88%
    • Clearview Electric: 5.88%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 5.88%
    • Ambit Energy: 5.88%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are in Kennebec County, Maine?

There are 8 power plants located in Kennebec County, Maine

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

There are 16 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Kennebec County, Maine.

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Kennebec County, Maine?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-09