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Augusta Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Augusta

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Augusta, ME is 4.15¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Augusta

^ The average residential electricity rate in Augusta, ME is 6.94¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Augusta

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Augusta, ME is 2.28¢/kWh.[1]

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Augusta, ME Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Augusta


  • Commercial Electricity in Augusta
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Augusta is 4.15¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Augusta is 64.01% less than the Maine average rate of 11.53¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Augusta is 58.87% less than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh. Commercial rates in the U.S. range from 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.[2]

Residential electricity rates in Augusta


  • Residential Electricity in Augusta
    • The average residential electricity rate in Augusta is 6.94¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Augusta is 52.66% less than the Maine average rate of 14.66¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Augusta is 41.58% less than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh. Residential rates in the U.S. range from 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.[2]

Industrial electricity rates in Augusta


  • Industrial Electricity in Augusta
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Augusta is 2.28¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Augusta is 71.43% less than the Maine average rate of 7.98¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Augusta is 65.82% less than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh. Industrial rates in the U.S. range from 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.[2]

Maine Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in Maine


  • Commercial electricity rates in ME [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Maine is 11.53¢/kWh, which ranks 12th in the nation and is 14.27% greater than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in ME [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Maine averages 3,793 kWh/month, which ranks 49th in the nation and is 39.2% less than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in ME [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Maine is $437, which ranks 46th in the nation and is 30.52% less than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in Maine


  • Residential electricity rates in Maine [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in Maine is 14.66¢/kWh, which ranks 10th in the nation and is 23.4% greater than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in ME [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Maine averages 531 kWh/month, which ranks 51st in the nation and is 41.2% less than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in ME [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Maine is $78, which ranks 50th in the nation and is 27.1% less than the national average of $107 per month.
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Industrial electricity in Maine


  • Industrial electricity rates in Maine [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Maine is 7.98¢/kWh, which ranks 13th in the nation and is 19.64% greater than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in ME [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Maine averages 90,741 kWh/month, which ranks 29th in the nation and is 19.1% less than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in ME [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Maine is $7,243, which ranks 28th in the nation and is 3.21% less than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Augusta, ME

Augusta, ME Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Augusta, ME


    • Household income: The city of Augusta has a median household income of $39,579, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Augusta is approximately 32 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 12 percent of Augusta households have incomes below 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]

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Additional information about Augusta

About Augusta

Augusta is a city located in Kennebec County in the state of Maine, and has a population of approximately 19,136.[6]

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More about Augusta utilities

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

Did you know?

Benjamin Franklin researched electricity extensively in the 18th century. The lightning rod was among his inventions.

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References

1. ^ National Renewable Energy Laboratory

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

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

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau

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