Maine electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 15.96 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 21 percent more than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
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Maine Natural Gas
Maine natural gas rates in July 2017 averaged 0.00 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 100 percent less than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in July 2017.
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Maine Solar Energy
Maine solar energy averaged about 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) on an annual basis -- an estimated 25% more than the 3.73 kWh/m2/day generated at a low-output location in the U.S.
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The NREL recently assessed the state of solar in the U.S. and found that rooftop has the potential to power nearly two-fifths of the nation.
The United States is maintaining its role as a leader of wind power production across the globe, the AWEA said in a recent report.
Last year was a record-breaking one for solar power generation in the U.S., and 2016 looks to have an even brighter future, the SEIA said.
More information about Maine
Maine has an estimated population of 1,328,361, which ranks 40th in the nation. 
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Energy in ME
For more information about energy in Maine, or to learn more about ME energy, visit the EIA.