Knox County, Maine Electric Profile

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With total generation of 9,831 megawatt hours, Knox County is ranked 14th largest producer of electricity of all 16 counties in Maine for total generation.

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Knox County has emissions of 2,167.69 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Maine average of 2,366.21.

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The largest provider in Knox County by megawatt hours sold is Central Maine Power.

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Consumers in Knox County use 3432.69% of the electricity that the county generates.

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Knox County averages 0.25 megawatt hours generated from wind per resident, which is 9th highest county out of 16 counties in Maine.

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Knox County has a population of 39,772 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    337,468 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,831 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,831 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    86,213,245 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,167.69 kg

Rockland, ME Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Rockland is about 29.19 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the citizens, this rate is higher than both the Maine and nationwide average rates of 16.58 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Selling 5,158.38 megawatt hours per year, Central Maine Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $94.36 per month, while the US average is $120.24.

Rockland emits 2,232.73 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 34th highest polluting city out of 130 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of Rockland from electricity use is 16,026,536.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 19th highest in the state. The city has zero power generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rockland

Rockland 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.
129th33.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rockland
37th$89.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rockland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rockland, Maine

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Central Maine PowerBUNDLED16.0294.53No DataIcon representing missing value.3,530,368565,505,260
Fox Islands Electric CooperativeBUNDLED33.32111.64No DataIcon representing missing value.6,964.032,320,291.07
Matinicus Plantation Electric CompanyBUNDLED50.2463.11No DataIcon representing missing value.205103,000

Camden CDP, ME Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Camden CDP is roughly 29.19 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 76.05% higher than the average state rate of 16.58 cents. With 169 total residential customers, Central Maine Power is the largest vendor in the city. The city has an average of 0.94 power outages per customer per year. These outages are an average of 101.13 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

For every person in the city there are 2,232.73 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 13th worst in Maine out of 130 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 7,743,107.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camden CDP

Camden 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.
128th33.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camden CDP
35th$89.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camden CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camden CDP, Maine

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Central Maine PowerBUNDLED16.0294.53No DataIcon representing missing value.3,530,368565,505,260
Fox Islands Electric CooperativeBUNDLED33.32111.64No DataIcon representing missing value.6,964.032,320,291.07
Matinicus Plantation Electric CompanyBUNDLED50.2463.11No DataIcon representing missing value.205103,000

Thomaston CDP, ME Electric Overview

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Thomaston CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 29.19 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 76.05% higher than the state's average rate of 16.58 cents, resulting in the city ranking 129th out of 130 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Central Maine Power sells 831.26 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity providers. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.94 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 101.13 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Thomaston CDP emits 2,232.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 34th worst polluting city out of 130 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. A total of 4,391,779.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 59th highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Thomaston CDP

Thomaston 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.
129th33.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Thomaston CDP
35th$89.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Thomaston CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Thomaston CDP, Maine

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Central Maine PowerBUNDLED16.0294.53No DataIcon representing missing value.3,530,368565,505,260
Fox Islands Electric CooperativeBUNDLED33.32111.64No DataIcon representing missing value.6,964.032,320,291.07
Matinicus Plantation Electric CompanyBUNDLED50.2463.11No DataIcon representing missing value.205103,000

Energy Production in Knox County, Maine

Power Plants in Knox County, Maine

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Knox County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Knox County's main fuel type consumed for electricity production is Wind. They generate 9,831 megawatt hours from this fuel source. The county's residents average 2,167.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 86,213,244.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the county the 1911th highest for total pollution in the United States. Knox County has one electricity generation plant, which is 1432nd most in the country and 1611th most when considering plants per capita.

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Knox County, Maine Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity suppliers in Knox County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. Maine has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Knox County, Maine?

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1Central Maine Power14,517
2Fox Islands Electric Cooperative1,955
3Matinicus Plantation Electric Company129

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Knox County, Maine?

The largest electricity provider in Knox County, Maine by total customer count is Central Maine Power.

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

There is one electricity plant in Knox County, Maine

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving consumers in Knox County, Maine.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16