Somerset County, Maine Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Somerset County, Maine Electricity Overview

The county is the 492nd largest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country, producing 1,771,511 megawatt hours.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Somerset County is 19.31 cents. This is about 37.99% above the nationwide average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Ranking 242nd in wind power production in the US out of 3221 counties, Somerset County has a total yield of 509,808 megawatt hours from wind power.

Citizens of Somerset County consume enough electricity to emit 1,696.83 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the state average of 2,618.58.

Somerset County has experienced a 9.93% decline throughout the past year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

With 6,065 megawatt produced from solar power and 50,477 residents in Somerset County, the county averages 0.12 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 3rd in the state out of 16 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    439,303 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,771,511 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,739,690 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    31,821 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    35.1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    85,650,644 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,696.83 kg

Skowhegan CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Skowhegan CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 5.65% more than the state's average price of 18.28 cents. The city is ranked 12th in the state in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 56,840 megawatt hours generated. The city is the 8th highest generator in the state out of 157 cities, averaging 8.88 megawatt hours produced per citizen a year.

There is one power producing plant in Skowhegan CDP. The city emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 152nd highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. A total of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. In Skowhegan CDP, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Skowhegan CDP

Skowhegan 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 Skowhegan CDP
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Skowhegan CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Skowhegan 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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Pittsfield CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Pittsfield CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 5.65% more than the state's average price of 18.28 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 438 residential customers, more than all other electricity providers in the city. Customers in the city deal with 0.94 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 101.13 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Pittsfield CDP must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 7,296,325.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 45th worst out of 157 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 17th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pittsfield CDP

Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield CDP
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pittsfield CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pittsfield 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

Fairfield CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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Fairfield CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 5.65% more than the state's average price of 18.28 cents. Central Maine Power has an estimated 92 residential customers, more than all other electricity providers in the city. Customers in the city deal with 0.94 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 101.13 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Fairfield CDP must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 6,763,709.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 51st worst out of 157 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 121st highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairfield CDP

Fairfield 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 Fairfield CDP
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairfield CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairfield 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 Somerset County, Maine

Power Plants in Somerset County, Maine

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Somerset PlantSappi Fine Paper North America-Somerset (100.00%)
Somerset County ME Black Liquour 564,075243,793,594.4432.2
Bingham WindNovatus Energy (100.00%)
Somerset County ME Wind 509,808
Somerset County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 229,745
Somerset County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 126,317
Anson Abenaki HydrosEagle Creek Madison Hydro, LLC (100.00%)
Madison CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 91,326
Somerset County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 61,164
Athens EnergyAthens Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County ME Wood/Wood Waste Solids 59,22191,111,785.81,538.5
Skowhegan CDP ME Conventional Hydroelectric 56,840
Somerset County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 32,081
Waste Management Crossroads LFGTEWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Norridgewock CDP ME Landfill Gas 21,73310,485,335.9482.46
Brassua Hydroelectric ProjectBrookfield Renewable Partners (75.80%)Eagle Creek Madison Hydro, LLC (24.20%)
Somerset County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 9,593
IOS - MEW Phase 1IGS Solar (100.00%)
Madison CDP ME Solar 6,065
Pittsfield HydroKEI (Maine) Power Management (II) LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 3,543

Somerset County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Somerset County, Conventional Hydroelectric is 34.47% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Conventional Hydroelectric totals to Wind (28.78%) and Black Liquour (16.39%), these three fuel types account for 1,410,848.01 megawatt hours (or 79.64%) electricity generation in the county. The county emits 1,696.83 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 13th highest polluting county out of 16 counties in the state and 2651st out of 3221 counties nationally. With total emissions of 85,650,643.53 kilograms, the county ranks 11th highest in Maine and 1918th in the US for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Somerset County has the 112th highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 13 total power plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
34.47%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
28.78%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
16.39%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
14.80%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
1.68%
OTHER
Other
3.88%

Somerset County, Maine Net Metering

About 11.76% of the electricity companies in Somerset County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Maine has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Somerset County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.79% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Somerset County ranks 2393rd best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Somerset County, Maine?

The largest electricity supplier in Somerset County, Maine by megawatt hours sold is Central Maine Power.

What electricity companies offer service in Somerset County, Maine?

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

There are 17 electricity suppliers operating in Somerset County, Maine.

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

There are 13 power plants located in Somerset County, Maine

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27