Washington County, ME: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Washington County, Maine Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Washington County pay an average rate of 78.42% more than the national average at 28.77 cents per kilowatt hour.

Versant Power is the largest supplier in Washington County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Washington County ranks 14th out of 16 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population using 249,135.29 megawatt hours.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Washington County experienced a 9.29% drop within the preceding 12 months.

With a nationwide average residential electricity bill of $138.02, Washington County consumers pay about 7.39% more than the rest of the country per month for electricity.

Washington County has no electricity generation plants and must import all of the electricity used in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    249,135 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    62,836,407 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,026.78 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Calais

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Calais Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.76¢ per kWh

  • 0.8% higher than last month
  • 0.3% lower than April last year
  • 18.11% lower than the Maine average
  • 0.89% lower than the US average
  • 9th 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
  • 20,127th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,445 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,675 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.79¢ per kWh

  • 0.03% lower than last month
  • 0.08% lower than April last year
  • 35.76% lower than the Maine average
  • 4.16% higher than the US average
  • 9th 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
  • 23,305th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 123 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 344 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$88.5 per month

  • 7% lower than last month
  • 2.05% higher than April last year
  • 25.81% lower than the Maine average
  • 21.51% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 157 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 5,709th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 673 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 905 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$85.04 per month

  • 0.17% higher than last month
  • 2.48% higher than April last year
  • 40.54% lower than the Maine average
  • 37.5% lower than the US average
  • 5th in the state out of 157 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 1,330th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 859 since April last year

Calais, ME Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.79 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Calais, which is 35.76% below the average Maine price of 26.14 cents and 4.16% more than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 1,263.28 megawatt hours, Eastern Maine Electric Coop is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Calais average is 38.38% lower at $85.04 per month.

Calais citizens average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 24th highest in Maine out of 157 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 6,100,622.03 kilograms, which is the 45th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Calais have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Calais

Calais residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.177/kWh$0.161/kWh$104.32/mo.$65.23/mo.
9th16.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Calais
5th$85.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Calais Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Calais, Maine

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Eastern Maine Electric CoopBUNDLED16.7685.0665,085.3110,909,367

Machias CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 29.35 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Machias CDP, which is 12.29% above the average Maine price of 26.14 cents and 82.07% more than the US average of 16.12. Selling an estimated 471.25 megawatt hours, Versant Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Machias CDP average is 11.80% higher at $154.3 per month.

Machias CDP citizens average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 24th highest in Maine out of 157 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 2,829,391.48 kilograms, which is the 90th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Machias CDP have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Machias CDP

Machias CDP residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.336/kWh$0.153/kWh$200.08/mo.$76.41/mo.
157th29.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Machias CDP
157th$154.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Machias CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Machias 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
Clearview ElectricENERGY22.5480.834,817.461,086,082.91
ENGIEENERGY16.1989.5611,937.681,932,466.99
Electricity MaineENERGY16.4285.71163,829.0526,902,642.82

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Eastport, ME Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 29.35 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Eastport, which is 12.29% above the average Maine price of 26.14 cents and 82.07% more than the US average of 16.12. Selling an estimated 2,048.54 megawatt hours, Versant Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Eastport average is 11.80% higher at $154.3 per month.

Eastport citizens average 2,026.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 24th highest in Maine out of 157 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 2,484,838.08 kilograms, which is the 99th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Eastport have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eastport

Eastport residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.336/kWh$0.153/kWh$200.08/mo.$76.41/mo.
157th29.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eastport
157th$154.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eastport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eastport, 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
Clearview ElectricENERGY22.5480.834,817.461,086,082.91
ENGIEENERGY16.1989.5611,937.681,932,466.99
Electricity MaineENERGY16.4285.71163,829.0526,902,642.82

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Washington County, Maine Details

Washington County, Maine Net Metering

Washington County has 2 out of 18 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Maine has decent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Washington County that report energy loss, including Versant Power, Electricity Maine, and CN Brown Energy. Together, these 3 companies average an annual energy loss of 3.74% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 0.71%, resulting in a rank of 698th best in the nation and a state rank of best out of 3230 and 16 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

There are 18 electricity suppliers operating in Washington County, Maine.

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

By total revenue, Versant Power is the largest electricity company in Washington County, Maine.

What electricity companies offer service in Washington County, Maine?

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-07