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South Portland, ME Utilities: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in South Portland

^ Electricity prices in South Portland, ME in May 2017 averaged 16.18 ¢/kWh, or about 24% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in South Portland

^ Natural gas prices in South Portland, ME in May 2017 averaged 14.97 $/Mcf, or about 14% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in South Portland

^ Average solar radiation in South Portland is about 25% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in South Portland, ME

Electricity Prices in South Portland, ME

Residential Electricity Rates in South Portland

Residential electricity prices in South Portland, ME in May 2017 averaged approximately 16.18 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 24% more than the national average rate of 13.02 ¢/kWh (May 2017). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: South Portland vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in South Portland differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from May 2016 to May 2017 - residential electricity prices in South Portland increased approximately 2%, from 15.84 ¢/kWh to 16.18 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in South Portland, ME

Residential Natural Gas Rates in South Portland

Residential natural gas prices in South Portland in May 2017 averaged 14.97 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 14% more than the national average rate of 13.18 $/Mcf (May 2017). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: South Portland vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of South Portland natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare South Portland natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in South Portland (Maine) increased approximately 11%, from 13.48 $/Mcf (May 2016) to 14.97 $/Mcf (May 2017). [2]

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Solar Power in South Portland, ME

Solar Radiation Levels in South Portland

The city of South Portland (Maine) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare South Portland values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in South Portland is 29% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in South Portland is 25% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: South Portland vs. High vs. Low

See the chart below for a comparison of South Portland solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare South Portland levels against both 1) low average solar radition levels (WA) and also 2) high average solar radiation levels (NV). [3]

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More information about South Portland

About South Portland

The city of South Portland, ME in Cumberland County has an approximate population of 25,002. [4]

ME Utilities

South Portland, ME Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in South Portland, ME, or for other information related to utilities in South Portland, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Nearly half of the households in the United States use natural gas as their main heating fuel.

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