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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 11,430,149 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 4,125 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 1,098 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 27%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 14.23ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 1%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 10%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 34%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 21%
Electricity Generated from Wind 30%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 3%
Name
Janet T. Mills
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2019-01-02
Name
Maine Public Utilities Commission
Abbreviation
PUC
Year Established
1915
Associated ISO or RTO
ISO-NE (ISO New England)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Telecommunications", "Transportation", "Water"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
65
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Maine State Legislature
Session Length in Months
6
Session Start Date
2019-01-02
Session End Date
2019-06-19