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Oxford County, Maine Electricity Overview

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Oxford County experienced a 6.29% decline during the past 12 months.

Oxford County generates 11.18% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 0.77 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Oxford County as the 555th highest county out of 3230 counties in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

Oxford County has the 1131st worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the US, releasing 220,561,858.89 kilograms of CO2 gases.

The use of non-renewable fuel types in electricity generation in Oxford County has declined by 19.11% over the past 12 months.

Citizens of the county deal with an average of 0.91 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 94.41 minutes.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, Oxford County's average rate is 82.96% higher at 29.50 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    464,528 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    400,700 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    355,919 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    44,781 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    220,561,859 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,815.49 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Rumford CDP

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Rumford 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

Rumford CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Rumford CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 26.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.26% less than the average Maine rate of 26.14 cents and 61.71% more than the national average of 16.12 cents. Production from renewable fuels totals 91.47 megawatt hours generated per person, which ranks the city 1st in the state out of 157 cities. Generation in the city from natural gas averaged 9.07 megawatt hours per citizen, which is 1st in the state out of 157 cities.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Rumford CDP averages 4,100.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 3rd highest in Maine out of 157 cities for emissions efficiency. This results in a total emissions amount of 15,954,702.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Black Liquour is the primary fuel source in Rumford CDP, with 47.02% of electricity production coming from the fuel. When combined with Tire-derived Fuels (24.51%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (16.68%), these three fuel sources account for 88.21% of the city's electricity generation. Rumford CDP has one electricity generation plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rumford CDP

Rumford 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 Rumford CDP
118th$144.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rumford CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rumford 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

Norway CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Norway CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 26.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.26% less than the average Maine rate of 26.14 cents and 61.71% more than the national average of 16.12 cents. With an estimated 241 residential customers, Central Maine Power is the largest supplier in the city. Customers in Norway CDP experience 0.91 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 94.41 minutes.

Emissions in Norway CDP average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 24th highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. At 2,026.78 kilograms per person and 2,557 people in the city, the city emits 5,182,488.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 51st worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service Norway CDP must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Norway CDP

Norway 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 Norway CDP
118th$144.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Norway CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Norway 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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South Paris CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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South Paris CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 26.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.26% less than the average Maine rate of 26.14 cents and 61.71% more than the national average of 16.12 cents. With an estimated 182 residential customers, Central Maine Power is the largest supplier in the city. Customers in South Paris CDP experience 0.91 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 94.41 minutes.

Emissions in South Paris CDP average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 24th highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. At 2,026.78 kilograms per person and 2,169 people in the city, the city emits 4,396,096.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 61st worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service South Paris CDP must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Paris CDP

South Paris 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 South Paris CDP
118th$144.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Paris CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Paris 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 Oxford County, Maine

Power Plants in Oxford County, Maine

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rumford CogenerationND Paper LLC (100.00%)
Rumford CDP ME Black Liquour 400,700204,463,272.43510.27

Oxford County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Oxford County averages 3,815.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 220,561,858.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The primary fuel used in Oxford County is Black Liquour, making up 47.02% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Adding Black Liquour totals to Tire-derived Fuels (24.51%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (16.68%), these three fuel sources make up 88.21% of the county's electricity generation. Oxford County has one electricity plant.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
47.02%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
24.51%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
16.68%
COAL
Coal
8.81%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
2.37%
OTHER
Other
0.62%

Oxford County, Maine Net Metering

Approximately 5.88% of the electricity companies in Oxford County offer net metering to their customers. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Maine has commendable laws for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Oxford County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 4.55% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Oxford County receiving a rank of 1390th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Oxford County, Maine by megawatt hours sold is Central Maine Power.

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

Oxford County, Maine is home to one power plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Oxford County, Maine?

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

Oxford County, Maine is home to 17 electricity providers operating in the area.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-29