York County, Maine Electricity Rates & Statistics

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York County, Maine Electricity Overview

Central Maine Power is the largest supplier in York County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

With 88,726 megawatt hours produced by solar, York County is 1st in Maine out of 16 counties for solar power electricity generation.

Consumers in the county use approximately 907.77% of the total amount of the electricity that the county generates.

York County is ranked 2499th out of 3221 for worst polluting county in the United States based on emissions per capita. The county emits 2,300.7 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

York County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 37.84% more than the national average, at 19.29 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

York County is the 324th largest county in the US, with 211,972 citizens residing in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,844,798 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    203,222 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    203,222 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    487,683,263 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,300.7 kg

Biddeford, ME Electricity Overview

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Biddeford's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.65% more than Maine's average price of 18.28 cents. This makes the city 11th best for average electricity rate out of 157 cities in Maine. Central Maine Power is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Biddeford experience 0.94 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 101.13 minutes.

Biddeford emits 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 121st highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 58,308,550.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 6th largest emissions amount in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Biddeford has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Biddeford

Biddeford 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 Biddeford
54th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Biddeford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Biddeford, 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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Sanford, ME Electricity Overview

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Sanford's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.65% more than Maine's average price of 18.28 cents. This makes the city 18th best for average electricity rate out of 157 cities in Maine. The city produces about 4.04 megawatt hours per person a year from electricity generating plants located in its borders, which ranks them as the 11th highest generating city in Maine out of 157 cities. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Central Maine Power.

Sanford emits 1,386.55 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 149th highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 30,479,143.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 11th largest emissions amount in the state. The city is home to one power generation plant. Sanford has around 100.00% of its electricity produced by Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sanford

Sanford 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 Sanford
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sanford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sanford, 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

Saco, ME Electricity Overview

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Saco's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 19.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.65% more than Maine's average price of 18.28 cents. This makes the city 18th best for average electricity rate out of 157 cities in Maine. Central Maine Power is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Saco experience 0.94 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 101.13 minutes.

Saco emits 2,585.52 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 121st highest polluting city out of 157 cities in Maine based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 52,695,395.93 kilograms, the city ranks 7th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The city has one electricity producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Saco

Saco 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 Saco
55th$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Saco Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Saco, 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 York County, Maine

Power Plants in York County, Maine

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
York County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 93,973
Sanford SolarSanford Airport Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Sanford ME Solar 88,715
York County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 19,020
York County ME Conventional Hydroelectric 1,503
ActonActon H Road Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
York County ME Solar 11

York County, Maine Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

York County emits 2,300.7 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 10th highest polluting county out of 16 counties in the state and 2499th out of 3221 counties nationally. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the county from electricity use is 487,683,263.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 642nd largest emissions amount in the nation. The main fuel source used in York County is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 56.34% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. York County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 7th most in the state.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
56.34%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
43.66%

York County, Maine Net Metering

There are 17 companies in York County providing electricity. Of those 17, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in York County who report energy loss data had an average of 4.04% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 0.63%, York County is the 6th best county in Maine for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in York County, Maine?

The largest electricity supplier in York County, Maine by total revenue is Central Maine Power.

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

York County, Maine has 17 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

There are 5 power plants in York County, Maine

What electricity companies offer service in York County, Maine?

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27