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Energy Indicators  
Demography Maine Share of U.S. Period
Population 1.4 million 0.4% 2020  
Civilian Labor Force 0.7 million 0.4% Aug-21  
Economy Maine U.S. Rank Period
Gross Domestic Product $ 66.2 billion 44 2020  
Gross Domestic Product for the Manufacturing Sector $ 6,235 million 40 2020  
Per Capita Personal Income $ 54,225 30 2020  
Vehicle Miles Traveled 14,871 million miles 40 2019  
Land in Farms 1.3 million acres 41 2017  
Climate Maine U.S. Rank Period
Average Temperature 43.5 degrees Fahrenheit 44 2020  
Precipitation 40.6 inches 26 2020  
Prices  
Petroleum Maine U.S. Average Period find more
Domestic Crude Oil First Purchase -- $ 70.15 /barrel Jul-21  
Natural Gas Maine U.S. Average Period find more
City Gate $ 9.64 /thousand cu ft $ 5.61 /thousand cu ft Jul-21 find more
Residential NA $ 19.94 /thousand cu ft Jul-21 find more
Coal Maine U.S. Average Period find more
Average Sales Price -- $ 31.41 /short ton 2020  
Delivered to Electric Power Sector W $ 2.01 /million Btu Jul-21  
Electricity Maine U.S. Average Period find more
Residential 16.38 cents/kWh 13.90 cents/kWh Jul-21 find more
Commercial 12.45 cents/kWh 11.57 cents/kWh Jul-21 find more
Industrial 9.21 cents/kWh 7.53 cents/kWh Jul-21 find more
Reserves  
Reserves Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Crude Oil (as of Dec. 31) -- -- 2019 find more
Expected Future Production of Dry Natural Gas (as of Dec. 31) -- -- 2019 find more
Expected Future Production of Natural Gas Plant Liquids -- -- 2019 find more
Recoverable Coal at Producing Mines -- -- 2020 find more
Rotary Rigs & Wells Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Natural Gas Producing Wells -- -- 2020 find more
Capacity Maine Share of U.S. Period
Crude Oil Refinery Capacity (as of Jan. 1) -- -- 2020  
Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity 4,915 MW 0.4% Jul-21  
Supply & Distribution  
Production Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Energy 148 trillion Btu 0.1% 2019 find more
Crude Oil -- -- Jul-21 find more
Natural Gas - Marketed -- -- 2020 find more
Coal -- -- 2020 find more
Total Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Net Electricity Generation 870 thousand MWh 0.2% Jul-21  
Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation (share of total) Maine U.S. Average Period
Petroleum-Fired 0.3 % 0.2 % Jul-21 find more
Natural Gas-Fired 26.0 % 41.8 % Jul-21 find more
Coal-Fired 0.7 % 25.1 % Jul-21 find more
Nuclear 0 % 17.0 % Jul-21 find more
Renewables 70.8 % 15.4 % Jul-21  
Stocks Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Motor Gasoline (Excludes Pipelines) -- -- Jul-21  
Distillate Fuel Oil (Excludes Pipelines) 1,595 thousand barrels 1.5% Jul-21 find more
Natural Gas in Underground Storage -- -- Jul-21 find more
Petroleum Stocks at Electric Power Producers 271 thousand barrels 1.2% Jul-21 find more
Coal Stocks at Electric Power Producers 0 thousand tons 0.0% Jul-21 find more
Fueling Stations Maine Share of U.S. Period
Motor Gasoline 746 stations 0.7% 2019  
Propane 7 stations 0.3% 2021  
Electricity 234 stations 0.6% 2021  
E85 0 stations 0.0% 2021  
Compressed Natural Gas and Other Alternative Fuels 1 stations 0.1% 2021  
Consumption & Expenditures  
Summary Maine U.S. Rank Period
Total Consumption 384 trillion Btu 45 2019 find more
Total Consumption per Capita 285 million Btu 30 2019 find more
Total Expenditures $ 5,867 million 42 2019 find more
Total Expenditures per Capita $ 4,359 13 2019 find more
by End-Use Sector Maine Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Residential 106 trillion Btu 0.5% 2019 find more
    »  Commercial 68 trillion Btu 0.4% 2019 find more
    »  Industrial 103 trillion Btu 0.3% 2019 find more
    »  Transportation 106 trillion Btu 0.4% 2019 find more
Expenditures
    »  Residential $ 1,838 million 0.7% 2019 find more
    »  Commercial $ 979 million 0.5% 2019 find more
    »  Industrial $ 716 million 0.4% 2019 find more
    »  Transportation $ 2,334 million 0.4% 2019 find more
by Source Maine Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Petroleum 33 million barrels 0.4% 2019 find more
    »  Natural Gas 45 billion cu ft 0.1% 2019 find more
    »  Coal * * 2019 find more
Expenditures
    »  Petroleum $ 3,651 million 0.5% 2019 find more
    »  Natural Gas $ 402 million 0.3% 2019 find more
    »  Coal $ 9 million * 2019 find more
Consumption for Electricity Generation Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Petroleum 3 thousand barrels 0.2% Jul-21 find more
Natural Gas 1,597 million cu ft 0.1% Jul-21 find more
Coal 1 thousand short tons * Jul-21 find more
Energy Source Used for Home Heating (share of households) Maine U.S. Average Period
Natural Gas 7.8 % 47.8 % 2019  
Fuel Oil 60.1 % 4.4 % 2019  
Electricity 8.4 % 39.5 % 2019  
Propane 12.1 % 4.8 % 2019  
Other/None 11.6 % 3.5 % 2019  
Environment  
Renewable Energy Capacity Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Renewable Energy Electricity Net Summer Capacity 2,395 MW 0.9% Jul-21  
Ethanol Plant Nameplate Capacity -- -- 2021  
Renewable Energy Production Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Utility-Scale Hydroelectric Net Electricity Generation 276 thousand MWh 1.2% Jul-21  
Utility-Scale Solar, Wind, and Geothermal Net Electricity Generation 159 thousand MWh 0.5% Jul-21  
Utility-Scale Biomass Net Electricity Generation 181 thousand MWh 3.8% Jul-21  
Small-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Generation 16 thousand MWh 0.3% Jul-21  
Fuel Ethanol Production 0 thousand barrels 0.0% 2019  
Renewable Energy Consumption Maine U.S. Rank Period find more
Renewable Energy Consumption as a Share of State Total 40.3 % 3 2019  
Fuel Ethanol Consumption 1,582 thousand barrels 41 2019  
Total Emissions Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 15.0 million metric tons 0.3% 2018  
Electric Power Industry Emissions Maine Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 1,823 thousand metric tons 0.1% 2019  
Sulfur Dioxide 7 thousand metric tons 0.6% 2019  
Nitrogen Oxide 5 thousand metric tons 0.4% 2019  

Notes & Sources

-- = No data reported.
*  = Value is less than half of the smallest unit of measure (e.g., for values with no decimals, the smallest unit is 1 then values less than 0.5 are shown as *.)
NA = Not available.
NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Note: Small differences between source data and values displayed here may be due to independent rounding.
Note: Components of "Utility-scale net electricity generation (share of total)" may not add to 100% because "Total utility-scale net electricity generation" includes net generation from petroleum coke, pumped storage hydroelectric, other gases, and other energy sources, which are not shown separately.