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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.

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?

Lighting accounted for approximately 13 percent of total U.S. residential electricity consumption in 2011.

Maine Cities

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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