Oxford County, Maine Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Oxford County, Maine Electricity Overview

There was a 8.51% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the previous 12 months in Oxford County.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Oxford County is Central Maine Power.

Oxford County ranks 7th out of 16 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents consuming 502,834.74 megawatt hours.

With 49,887.8 megawatt hours generated by coal, Oxford County is 207th out of 3221 counties in the US in coal power electricity generation.

Oxford County is ranked 2482nd out of 3221 for worst polluting county in the country based on emissions per person. The county emits 2,415.65 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

The usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has gone down by 21.20% in the county within the last 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    502,835 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,162,871 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    776,271 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    386,600 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    20.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    139,569,015 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,415.65 kg

Rumford CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Rumford CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.65% higher than the average Maine rate of 18.28 cents and 38.06% more than the national average of 13.99. The city's use of renewable fuels for electricity generation totals 71.63 megawatt hours per capita. The city generates over 400,000 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 3rd highest total production for any city in the state.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Rumford CDP averages 4,535.73 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 19,494,571.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Black Liquour is the primary fuel source in Rumford CDP, with 50.41% of electricity production coming from the fuel. When combined with Wood/Wood Waste Solids (17.21%) and Tire-derived Fuels (14.63%), these three fuel sources account for 82.24% of the city's electricity generation. Rumford CDP has 2 electricity generation plants within its borders. This is the 2nd highest number of power plants in a city within Maine.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rumford CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.228/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
11th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rumford CDP
55th$108.97Average 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 EnergyENERGY8.2054.3755,1674,521,000
CN Brown EnergyENERGY8.0354.9627,8022,233,100
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED17.71108.973,734,027661,385,080
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

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Norway CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Norway CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.65% higher than the average Maine rate of 18.28 cents and 38.06% more than the national average of 13.99. With an estimated 236 residential customers, Central Maine Power is the largest supplier in the city. Customers in Norway CDP experience 0.94 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 101.13 minutes.

Emissions in Norway CDP average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 17th highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. At 2,585.52 kilograms per person and 2,696 people in the city, the city emits 6,970,550.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 48th 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 January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.228/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
11th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Norway CDP
55th$108.97Average 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 EnergyENERGY8.2054.3755,1674,521,000
CN Brown EnergyENERGY8.0354.9627,8022,233,100
Central Maine PowerBUNDLED17.71108.973,734,027661,385,080
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

Mexico CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Mexico CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.65% higher than the average Maine rate of 18.28 cents and 38.06% more than the national average of 13.99. With an estimated 83 residential customers, Central Maine Power is the largest supplier in the city. Customers in Mexico CDP experience 0.94 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 101.13 minutes.

Emissions in Mexico CDP average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 17th highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. At 2,585.52 kilograms per person and 2,234 people in the city, the city emits 5,776,042.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 56th 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 Mexico CDP must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mexico CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.228/kWh$0.143/kWh$163.43/mo.$65.08/mo.
11th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mexico CDP
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mexico CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mexico CDP, 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 PowerBUNDLED17.71108.973,734,027661,385,080
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400

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 369,894192,776,588.53521.17
Rumford Power LLCEmera (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Natural Gas 324,582129,994,983.72400.5
Rumford Falls Hydro FacilityBrookfield Renewable Partners (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 208,971
Record Hill WindRecord Hill Wind LLC (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Wind 123,100
Canton Mountain WindCanton Mountain Wind LLC (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Wind 58,282
Spruce Mountain WIndSpruce Mountain Wind LLC (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Wind 57,718
Aziscohos Hydroelectric ProjectBrookfield Renewable Partners (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 16,574
RoxWindRoxWind LLC (100.00%)
Oxford County ME Wind 3,750

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 2,415.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 139,569,015.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The primary fuel used in Oxford County is Natural Gas, making up 27.91% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Adding Natural Gas totals to Wind (20.88%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (19.40%), these three fuel sources make up 68.19% of the county's electricity generation. Oxford County has 8 electricity plants, which is 209th highest in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
27.91%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
20.88%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
19.40%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
16.03%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
5.47%
OTHER
Other
Other
10.30%

Oxford County, Maine Net Metering

Approximately 6.25% 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 4.04% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Oxford County receiving a rank of 1043rd 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 8 power plants 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 16 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-09