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RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES IN MAINE

As of December 31, 2018*

  % of State Residential Load kWh Delivery Rate Standard Offer Rate ¢/kWh Total Rate ¢/kWh
T&D¢/kWh Stranded Cost¢/kWh Total Delivery¢/kWh
INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITIES
Central Maine Power* 78.9% 3,629,686,000 8.6 -0.2 8.4 7.9 16.3 ¢/kWh
Emera Maine - BHD* 13.6% 623,635,910 10.2 0.7 10.9 7.2 18.1 ¢/kWh
Emera Maine - MPD* 4.0% 184,289,206 7.4 -0.1 7.3 7.4 14.7 ¢/kWh
COOPERATIVES & MUNICIPAL-OWNED UTILITIES
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative  1.2% 54,248,829 9.7 N/A 9.7 7.6 17.3 ¢/kWh
Houlton 0.6% 29,875,077 3.4 N/A 3.4 6.9 10.3 ¢/kWh
Van Buren 0.2% 7,305,606 4.9 N/A 4.9 7.0 11.9 ¢/kWh
Kennebunk Light & Power 1.0% 47,956,414 5.0 N/A 5.0 8.0 13.0 ¢/kWh
Madison Electric Works 0.4% 17,258,083 7.5 N/A 7.5 7.7 15.2 ¢/kWh
Matinicus 0.0% 214,280            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 49.4 ¢/kWh
Monhegan 0.0% 329,311            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 74.7 ¢/kWh
Fox Island 0.1% 6,869,410 20.4 N/A 20.4 10.0 30.4 ¢/kWh
Isle au Haut 0.0% 157,909 43.7 N/A 43.7 7.2 50.9 ¢/kWh
Swans Island**              
STATE AVERAGE 100.0% 4,601,826,035 8.7 -0.1 8.7 7.8 16.5 ¢/kWh

* Central Maine Power, Emera Maine - Bangor Hydro District and Emera Maine - Maine Public District information based on residential rates as of 7/1/18 and standard offer rates averaged over 2017.  Consumer-owned utilities' information based on 2017 annual reports (filed in 2018) and supply rates in effect 12/31/18.

** Swans Island Electric Coop was purchased by Emera Maine. Emera residential customers located on Swans Island  and Frechboro currently pay the Emera BHD rate plus a surcharge as established in 2016-00209.

 

 

RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES IN MAINE

As of December 31, 2017*

 
 

% of State Residential Load

kWh Delivery Rate Standard Offer
Rate ¢/kWh
Total Rate ¢/kWh
T&D¢/kWh Stranded Cost ¢/kWh Total Delivery ¢/kWh
INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITIES  
Central Maine Power* 79.0% 3,629,255,128 8.6 0.0 8.6 6.7 15.3¢/kWh
Emera Maine - BHD* 13.4% 617,294,891 9.4 1.5 10.9 6.6 17.5¢/kWh
Emera Maine - MPD* 4.0% 185,389,548 6.8 -0.2 6.6 7.1 13.7¢/kWh
COOPERATIVES & MUNICIPAL-OWNED UTILITIES  
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative  1.2% 54,292,245 9.3 N/A 9.3 7.7 17.0¢/kWh
Houlton 0.6% 29,630,493 4.0 N/A 4.0 7.3 11.3¢/kWh
Van Buren 0.2% 7,489,856 4.5 N/A 4.5 7.4 11.9¢/kWh
Kennebunk Light & Power 1.0% 47,389,305 5.0 N/A 5.0 8.0 13.0¢/kWh
Madison Electric Works 0.4% 17,650,045 7.5 N/A 7.5 7.7 15.2¢/kWh
Matinicus 0.0% 216,374            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 48.6¢/kWh
Monhegan 0.0% 322,053            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 75.2¢/kWh
Fox Island 0.1% 6,522,854 20.6 N/A 20.6 9.5 30.1¢/kWh
Isle au Haut 0.0% 160,827 32.0 N/A 32.0 6.6 38.6¢/kWh
Swans Island**              
STATE AVERAGE 100.0% 4,595,613,619 8.6 0.2 8.8 6.7 15.5¢/kWh

* Central Maine Power, Emera Maine - Bangor Hydro District and Emera Maine - Maine Public District information based on residential rates as of 7/1/18 and standard offer rates averaged over 2017. Consumer-owned utilities' information based on 2016 annual reports (filed in 2017) and supply rates in effect 12/31/17.*

* Swans Island Electric Coop was purchased by Emera Maine. Emera residential customers located on Swans Island and Frechboro currently pay the Emera BHD rate plus a surchase as established in Docket 2016-00209.

 

 

RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES IN MAINE

As of December 31, 2016*

  % of State Residential Load kWh Delivery Rate Standard Offer Rate¢/kWh Total Rate ¢/kWh
T&D¢/kWh Stranded Cost ¢/kWh Total Delivery ¢/kWh
INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITIES  
Central Maine Power* 79.1% 3,605,003,255 7.7 0.0 7.7 6.4 14.1 ¢/kWh
Emera Maine - BHD* 13.5% 617,294,891 9.5 1.7 11.2 6.6 17.8 ¢/kWh
Emera Maine - MPD* 3.6% 164,456,553 6.8 -0.4 6.7 7.1 13.8 ¢/kWh
COOPERATIVES & MUNICIPAL-OWNED UTILITIES  
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative  1.2% 56,420,418 9.1 N/A 9.1 7.4 16.5 ¢/kWh
Houlton 0.7% 31,081,478 3.6 N/A 3.6 7.0 10.6 ¢/kWh
Van Buren 0.2% 7,703,980 4.2 N/A 4.2 7.1 11.3 ¢/kWh
Kennebunk Light & Power 1.1% 48,499,451 4.8 N/A 4.8 7.9 12.7 ¢/kWh
Madison Electric Works 0.4% 17,650,045 7.5 N/A 7.5 7.7 15.2 ¢/kWh
  Matinicus 0.0% 224,485            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 77.6 ¢/kWh
  Monhegan 0.0% 316,668            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 75.6 ¢/kWh
  Fox Island 0.1% 6,667,437 19.6 N/A 19.6 9.3 28.9 ¢/kWh
  Isle au Haut 0.0% 190,097 32.3 N/A 32.3 12.8 45.1 ¢/kWh
  Swans Island  0.0% 2,073,581 24.0 N/A 24.0 12.3 36.3 ¢/kWh
  STATE AVERAGE 100.0% 4,557,582,339 7.9 0.2 8.1 6.5 14.6 ¢/kWh
* Central Maine Power, Emera Maine - Bangor Hydro District and Emera Maine - Maine Public District information based on residential rates as of 7/1/16 and standard offer rates to be in effect January 1, 2017.  Consumer-owned utilities' information based on 2015 annual reports (filed in 2016) and supply rates in effect 12/31/16.

 

Below is a chart providing the average annual residential electricity rates for each electric utility in Maine as of 2015. The average annual Delivery Rate is broken down by the actual transmission and distribution cost as well as stranded cost. For example, Central Maine Power’s average annual delivery rate in 2015 was 7.8 cents/kWh (7.7 cents/kWh for transmission and distribution costs and .1 cents/kWh for stranded costs).

RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES IN MAINE
As of December 31, 2015*
  % of State Residential   Delivery Rate Standard Offer Rate Total Rate
Load kWh T&D ¢/kWh Stranded Cost ¢/kWh Total Delivery ¢/kWh ¢/kWh ¢/kWh
INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITIES  
Central Maine Power* 78.8% 3,682,211,999 7.7 0.1 7.8 6.6 14.4 ¢/kWh
Emera Maine - BHD* 13.4% 626,576,503 9.1 1.7 10.8 6.6 17.4 ¢/kWh
Emera Maine - MPD* 4.1% 190,259,091 6.5 -0.4 6.1 8.5 14.6 ¢/kWh
COOPERATIVES & MUNICIPAL-OWNED UTILITIES  
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative  1.2% 56,848,305 9.2 N/A 9.2 6.7 15.9 ¢/kWh
Houlton 0.7% 31,133,209 3.7 N/A 3.7 6.7 10.4 ¢/kWh
Van Buren 0.2% 7,752,920 4.8 N/A 4.8 6.7 11.5 ¢/kWh
Kennebunk Light & Power 1.0% 48,272,681 4.4 N/A 4.4 7.9 12.3 ¢/kWh
Madison Electric Works 0.4% 17,947,193 6.9 N/A 6.9 8.3 15.2 ¢/kWh
Matinicus 0.0% 212,921            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 79.9 ¢/kWh
Monhegan 0.0% 309,479            Exempt from Standard Offer requirements 73.0 ¢/kWh
Fox Island 0.1% 6,485,461 19.1 N/A 19.1 3.8 22.9 ¢/kWh
Isle au Haut 0.0% 190,097 32.3 N/A 32.3 12.8 45.1 ¢/kWh
Swans Island  0.0% 2,106,495 25.0 N/A 25.0 12.8 37.8 ¢/kWh
STATE AVERAGE 100.0% 4,670,306,354 7.8 0.3 8.1 6.7 14.8¢/kWh
 
* Central Maine Power, Emera Maine - Bangor Hydro District and Emera Maine - Maine Public District information based on residential rates as of 7/1/15 and standard offer rates to be in effect March 1, 2016.  Consumer-owned utilities' information based on 2014 annual reports (filed in 2015) and supply rates in effect 12/31/15.

 

Electricity Statistics (2010)

Note: Revenues and prices below are for delivery service only and do not include the cost of electricity supply.   Except as noted, electricity supply prices are in addition to the prices noted below (see Standard offer rates for standard-offer supply prices).

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
Maine Total 809,239 11,265,710 $523,057 4.64

Investor-Owned Utilities

CENTRAL MAINE POWER COMPANY  
Contact: 83 Edison Drive, Augusta, ME 04336   (207) 623-3521  
(territory map)    (delivery rate schedules)    (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 605,052 8,875,688 $372,322 4.19
Residential 542,563 3,443,961 $222,919 6.47
Small Commercial 49,937 535,684 $33,765 6.30
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 12,007 4,859,472 $108,131 2.23
Lighting 545 36,571 $7,507 20.53

EMERA MAINE - BANGOR HYDRO DISTRICT
Contact: P.O. Box 932, Bangor, ME 04402  (855) 363-7211 OR (207) 973-2000
(territory map)    (delivery rate schedules)    (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 135,497 1,556,820 $103,154 6.63
Residential 101,431 591,392 $50,376 8.52
Small Commercial 15,654 156,476 $13,516 8.64
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 1,714 800,317 $37,561 4.69
Lighting 16,698 8,635 $1,701 19.70

EMERA MAINE - MAINE PUBLIC DISTRICT
Contact: P.O. Box 932, Bangor, ME 04402  (855) 363-7211 OR (207) 973-2000
(territory map)    (delivery rate schedules)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 37,449 499,757 $31,533 6.31
Residential 30,225 177,826 $14,954 8.41
Small Commercial 5,670 90,142 $7,087 7.86
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 207 228,369 $8,577 3.76
Lighting 1,347 3,420 $915 26.75

Consumer-Owned Utilities

EASTERN MAINE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE   
Contact: James L. Dean, III General Manager; 9 Union Street, P.O. Box 425, Calais, ME 04619-0425   (207) 454-7555
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 12,614 90,470 $7,544 8.34
Residential 10,554 53,739 $4,904 9.13
Small Commercial 1,767 18,454 $1,395 7.56
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 128 15,734 $1,024 6.51
Lighting 165 2,543 $222 8.71


HOULTON WATER COMPANY
  
Contact: John L. Clark, General Manager; P.O. Box 726, Houlton, ME 04730-0726  (207)532-2259
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 5,360 91,126 $2,405 2.64
Residential 3,918 28,518 $913 3.20
Small Commercial 895 11,644 $347 2.98
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 157 50,077 $1,055 2.11
Lighting 390 886 $90 10.20


VAN BUREN LIGHT AND POWER DISTRICT
  
Contact: Philip Dumais, Manager; 67 Main Street, P.O. Box 129, Van Buren, ME 04785-0129  (207) 868-3321
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 1,481 13,259 $550 4.15
Residential 1,172 7,212 $298 4.13
Small Commercial 231 2,725 $111 4.08
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 19 2,976 $119 3.99
Lighting 59 346 $22 6.30


KENNEBUNK LIGHT AND POWER DISTRICT
   
Contact:Sharon Staz, General Manager; 4 Factory Pasture Lane, Kennebunk, ME 04043   (207) 985-3311
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 6,307 100,116 $2,064 2.06
Residential 5,435 44,236 $989 2.24
Small Commercial 761 28,971 $542 1.87
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 62 26,361 $462 1.75
Lighting 49 548 $72 13.11


MADISON ELECTRIC WORKS
  
Contact: Calvin Ames, Superintendent; Department of Electric Works, 6 Business Park Drive, Madison, ME 04950  (207) 696-4401
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 2,525 26,163 $939 3.59
Residential 2,239 16,714 $600 3.59
Small Commercial 246 3,528 $127 3.59
Med.& Large Comm Industrial 19 5,724 $205 3.59
Lighting 21 197 $7 3.59


FOX ISLAND ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
    
Contact: Charles Farrington, General Manager; Main Street, P.O. 527, Vinalhaven, ME 04863-0527 (207) 863-4900
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 1,940 9,243 $1,607 17.38


SWANS ISLAND ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
   
Contact: Lorraine Stockbridge, Manager; P.O. BOX 14, Swan's Island, ME 04685-0014   (207) 526-4336
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 617 2,272 $457 20.11


ISLE-AU-HAUT ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY
    
Contact: Tina Tully, Manager; P.O. Box 65, Isle-au-Haut, ME 04645-0065   (207) 335-2161
(territory map)   (current standard offer rate)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 134 241 $89 37.02


MATINICUS PLANTATION ELECTRIC COMPANY
  
Contact: Bill Hoadley, General Manager; Main Street, P.O. Box 238, Matinicus, ME 04851-0238  (207)366-3830
(territory map)   (Exempt from standard offer requirement. Prices include supply cost.)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 128 225 $146 65.02


MONHEGAN PLANTATION POWER DISTRICT
 
 Contact: Raymond Remick; P.O. Box 178, Monhegan, ME  04846  (207)594-2932
(territory map)   (Exempt from standard offer requirement. Prices include supply cost.)

Utility # Customers Annual Sales (MWh) Annual T&D Revenue ($000) Average Delivery Rate (¢/kWh)
TOTAL 135 330 $246 74.51