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Doing Business as a Competitive Electricity Provider


Becoming a Competitive Electricty Provider


  • Application Package
    • CEPs interested in being licensed in Maine should download this application package.
  • Chapter 305 Rule
    • Chapter 305 outlines the Commission's licensing requirements for CEPs in Maine.


General Information for Electricity Suppliers

This link provides detailed information for electricity suppliers about Licensing and Contracting, the Standard Offer, Maine Regulations, Portfolio Requirements and Disclosure Labels, and Settlement Information.

Licensing Requirements

This section provides more specific information about licensing requirements to become a CEP under the Commission's Chapter 305 rule.

List of Competitive Electricity Providers

This link provides information on retail electricity providers doing business in Maine.

Standard Offer Information

The Standard Offer Rate is the default rate determined by the PUC through a competitive auction. As a consumer, it is important to compare the Standard Offer Rate to the rate and terms offered by a CEP. This link details the Standard Offer Rates in the different investor owned and consumer owned electricity territories.

Customer Migration Statistics

Information in this section shows trends of customers migrating from the Standard Offer to a CEP.

Standard Offer Solicitations (Including Current RFPs)

This page includes current and historical information about the Standard Offer Bid Solicitation.

Service Form Templates

This section provides small customer protection forms to be used by CEPs as outlined in Section 4B of Chapter 305.