Washington County, Maine Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Washington County, Maine Electricity Overview

Washington County produces 184,468.67 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel types. This ranks Washington County 9th out of 16 counties in Maine for total sustainable electricity generation.

Washington County's average residential electricity rate is 20.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 43.48% higher than the nationwide average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Wind produces 168,425 megawatt hours of electricity in Washington County. This equals roughly 5.42 megawatt hours per person in Washington County being produced from wind power, giving the county a rank of 337th highest county in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Emitting 59,860,289.87 kilograms of CO2 gases, Washington County has the 13th highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 16 counties in Maine.

Wind turbines in Washington County generate 168,425 megawatt hours of electricity.

Washington County produces 99.98% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 5.93 megawatt hours per citizen a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    270,621 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    184,511 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    184,469 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    42 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    59,860,290 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,925.08 kg

Calais, ME Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.66 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Calais, which is 8.89% below the average Maine price of 18.28 cents and 19.06% more than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 880.2 megawatt hours, Eastern Maine Electric Coop is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Calais average is 34.10% lower at $81.63 per month.

Calais citizens average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 17th highest in Maine out of 157 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 7,960,802.91 kilograms, which is the 43rd 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 January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.177/kWh$0.161/kWh$103.53/mo.$65.23/mo.
7th16.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Calais
2nd$81.63Average 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 CoopBUNDLED16.6681.6362,32010,381,579

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Machias CDP, ME Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 20.73 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Machias CDP, which is 13.40% above the average Maine price of 18.28 cents and 48.18% more than the US average of 13.99. Versant Power is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Machias CDP citizens average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 17th highest in Maine out of 157 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 3,767,096.41 kilograms, which is the 83rd 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 January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.251/kWh$0.153/kWh$154.05/mo.$76.41/mo.
122nd19.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Machias CDP
13th$105.87Average 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 EnergyENERGY8.2054.3755,1674,521,000
CN Brown EnergyENERGY8.0354.9627,8022,233,100
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400
Electricity MaineENERGY12.1468.76245,23129,776,000

Eastport, ME Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 20.73 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Eastport, which is 13.40% above the average Maine price of 18.28 cents and 48.18% more than the US average of 13.99. Versant Power is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Eastport citizens average 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 17th highest in Maine out of 157 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 3,330,144.25 kilograms, which is the 91st 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 January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.251/kWh$0.153/kWh$154.05/mo.$76.41/mo.
122nd19.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eastport
13th$105.87Average 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 EnergyENERGY8.2054.3755,1674,521,000
CN Brown EnergyENERGY8.0354.9627,8022,233,100
Clearview ElectricENERGY16.7168.1410,6121,772,800
ENGIEENERGY9.0667.7829,5072,674,400
Electricity MaineENERGY12.1468.76245,23129,776,000

Electricity Production in Washington County, Maine

Power Plants in Washington County, Maine

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Washington County ME Wind 116,606
Washington County ME Wind 51,819
Indeck Jonesboro Energy CenterStored Solar J&WE (100.00%)
Washington County ME Wood/Wood Waste Solids 16,08634,278,645.522,130.96

Washington County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Washington County emits 1,925.08 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th highest polluting county out of 16 counties in Maine based on emissions per capita. This equals a total pollution amount of 59,860,289.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Wind makes up 91.28% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Washington County. Wood/Wood Waste Solids (8.70%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Gaseous Propane (0.02%). Washington County has 3 power plants, which is 11th most in Maine.

WIND
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91.28%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
8.70%
GASEOUS PROPANE
Gaseous Propane
0.02%

Washington County, Maine Net Metering

Washington County has 2 out of 17 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 2.89% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 0.63%, resulting in a rank of 382nd best in the nation and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 16 counties, respectively.

FAQ

How many power plants are within Washington County, Maine?

There are 3 active power plants located in Washington County, Maine

What electricity companies offer service 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.

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

Washington County, Maine is home to 17 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-30