The Maine Public Utilities Commission has spoken!

Beginning on January 1st, the standard offer for those that purchase their power from Central Maine Power will increase from 7.9 cents to 9 cents per kilowatt hour, or about 14%.  About 80% of CMP customers also purchases electricity from the company, according to an article in the Portland Press Herald.

The average customer's bill is about $88 each month, and is due to increase to about $94.