More than likely, your electric bill is going up.

Yesterday, Emera Maine announced this:

Emera Maine customers will see adjustments in the delivery portion of their electric bill.

When fully implemented on July 1, these rate changes will have the effect of a $2.89 increase per month on the total Emera Maine bill for residential customers with average usage in Bangor Hydro District and a 13 cent decrease of per month for residential customers with average usage in the Maine Public District.  Monthly average residential usage in Bangor Hydro District amounts to $89.09 and for Maine Public District $80.40 when the new rates are implemented.

  • The Bangor Hydro District includes Hancock, Piscataquis and Washington Counties and most of Penobscot County.
  • The Maine Public District serves Aroostook County and a small piece of Penobscot County.