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South Portland Electricity Rates

^ South Portland, ME electricity rates recently averaged 16.18¢/kWh -- an estimated 24 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

South Portland Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in South Portland, ME is an estimated 25 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

South Portland Natural Gas Rates

^ South Portland, ME natural gas rates recently averaged 14.97$/Mcf -- an estimated 13 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in South Portland, ME

Energy in South Portland, ME

South Portland, ME Electricity Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2017, South Portland's average rate of 16.18¢/kWh -- a difference of about +24% from the U.S. average of 13.02¢/kWh that month.[1]

South Portland Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in South Portland (ME), electricity rates increased an estimated 2 percent -- from 15.84¢/kWh (May 2016) to 16.18¢/kWh (May 2017).[1]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in South Portland (Maine) of 15.84¢/kWh -- a difference of about +24% from the United States average of 12.79¢/kWh that month.[1]

South Portland Electricity Statistics

South Portland Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in South Portland, ME in May 2017 were 16.18¢/kWh -- an estimated 24 percent more than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


→ Any electricity rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: South Portland versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of South Portland electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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South Portland, ME Solar Energy

Solar: South Portland vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in South Portland (measured on a monthly basis) is 29 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in South Portland

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in South Portland -- averaging an estimated 585 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (319 kWhac).[2]

Solar: South Portland vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in South Portland (measured monthly) is 25 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

South Portland Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in South Portland, ME

The average monthly solar radiation level in South Portland, ME is 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day(kWh/m2/day). See the chart below for monthly comparisons.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Power in South Portland, ME

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in South Portland, ME is 5805 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in South Portland.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWhac = kilowatt hours (AC)

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South Portland, ME Natural Gas Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, May 2017, South Portland's average rate of 14.97$/Mcf -- a difference of about +13% from the U.S. average of 13.21$/Mcf that month.[3]

South Portland Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in South Portland (ME), natural gas rates increased about 11 percent -- from 13.48$/Mcf (May 2016) to 14.97$/Mcf (May 2017).[3]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in South Portland (Maine) of 13.48$/Mcf -- a difference of about +16% from the United States average of 11.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

South Portland Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in South Portland

Average natural gas rates in South Portland, ME in May 2017 were 14.97$/Mcf -- an estimated 13 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 13.21$/Mcf.[3]



→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ $/Mcf = dollars per thousand cubic feet

Natural Gas: South Portland versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of South Portland natural gas rates versus national average rates.[3]

→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Energy Companies in South Portland

Electric Companies in South Portland

Electric companies providing service in or near South Portland, ME.

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Gas Companies in South Portland

Gas companies that offer service in or near South Portland, ME.


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Solar Contractors in South Portland

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Maine Energy News

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AWEA: U.S. is tops in the world in wind energy …

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Solar energy broke records in 2015

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More information about South Portland

About South Portland

South Portland (ME) is a city in Cumberland County with an estimated population of 25,002.[4]

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South Portland, ME Energy

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