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Maine Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in ME

^ The average residential electricity rate in Maine is 14.66¢/kWh, which ranks 10th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in ME

^ Electricity consumption by Maine residents averages 531 kWh per month, which ranks 51st in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Maine

Residential electricity bills in Maine


  • Residential electricity bills in ME [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Maine is $78, which ranks 50th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Maine is 27.1% less than the national average monthly bill of $107.
    • Average monthly residential electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $75 to $203.

Residential electricity rates in Maine


  • Residential electricity rates in ME [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Maine average 14.66¢/kWh, which ranks the state 10th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 14.66¢/kWh in ME is 23.4% greater than the national average residential rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of residential electricity rates in the U.S. is 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.

Residential electricity consumption in Maine


  • Residential electricity consumption in ME [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Maine averages 531 kWh/month, which ranks 51st in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in ME is 41.2% less than the national average monthly consumption of 903 kWh/month.
    • Monthly residential electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 531 kWh/mo. to 1,254 kWh/mo.

Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Maine

Commercial electricity bills in Maine


  • Commercial electricity bills in ME [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Maine is $437, which ranks 46th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Maine is 30.52% less than the national average monthly bill of $629.
    • Average monthly commercial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $334 to $3,288.

Commercial electricity rates in Maine


  • Commercial electricity rates in ME [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Maine average 11.53¢/kWh, which ranks the state 12th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 11.53¢/kWh in ME is 14.27% greater than the national average commercial rate of 10.09¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of commercial electricity rates in the U.S. is 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.

Commercial electricity consumption in Maine


  • Commercial electricity consumption in ME [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Maine averages 3,793 kWh/month, which ranks 49th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in ME is 39.2% less than the national average consumption of 6,238 kWh/month.
    • Monthly commercial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 3,244 kWh/mo. to 27,352 kWh/mo.

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Industrial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Maine

Industrial electricity bills in Maine


  • Industrial electricity bills in ME [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Maine is $7,243, which ranks 28th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Maine is 3.21% less than the national average monthly bill of $7,483.
    • Average monthly industrial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $1,285 to $993,225.

Industrial electricity rates in Maine


  • Industrial electricity rates in ME [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Maine average 7.98¢/kWh, which ranks the state 13th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 7.98¢/kWh in ME is 19.64% greater than the national average industrial rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of industrial electricity rates in the U.S. is 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.

Industrial electricity consumption in Maine


  • Industrial electricity consumption in ME [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Maine averages 90,741 kWh/month, which ranks 29th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in ME is 19.1% less than the national average consumption of 112,158 kWh/month.
    • Monthly industrial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 18,333 kWh/mo. to 18,198,000 kWh/mo.

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Household Income in Maine

Income Breakdown in Maine [4]


Income Summary for Maine


    • Household income: The state of Maine has a median household income is $49,159, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Maine is approximately 16 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 13 percent of households in ME have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Maine is about $78/month, ranking 50th in the U.S. and 27.1% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Maine vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Maine

About Maine

The state of Maine has a population of approximately 1,328,361, ranking 40th in the nation.[6]

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More about Maine utilities

For more information about Maine electricity, or for additional resources regarding electricity & utilities in your state, visit the Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

One way to produce electricity is by hydropower, where electricity is generated by water spinning turbines attached to generators.

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References

1. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (2012)

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

3. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau

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