Note: This rate covers only the delivery portion of electric costs. Eastern Maine Electric Co-op members purchase the electricity delivered by EMEC from an electric supplier, who charges an additional rate. Click here for the current Standard Offer Rate.

Includes delivery of the first 50 kiloWatt-hours (kWhs) per month.

$10.96 per month flat charge

$0.080551 per kiloWatt-hour (kWh) for the delivery of all kWhs in excess of 50 kWhs per month.


This rate is subject to adjustment for cost under provisions of Rate Schedules TC and CA plus other adjustments as may be approved from time to time by the MPUC.

  • Actual KWH times the Transmission Adjustment Factor.

  • Actual KWH times the Conservation Assessment factor. ( The Conservation Assessment (CA) is a charge to pay for the energy conservation assessment as mandated by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC).

  • Actual KWH times the Low-Income Assessment  (Proceeds from the new line item (added October, 2022) will add to the amount already paid by utilities to fund the Low-Income Assistance Program. LIAP provides financial assistance to low-income residential consumers in paying their electric bill.)

Available to all residential consumers on a continuous year-round basis, subject to the established Terms and Conditions of the Cooperative.

Delivery of single phase, 60 hertz, at available secondary voltages.

The above rates are net payment of the current monthly bill shall be within 25-days from the date of mailing. In the event that the bill is not paid within the 25-day period, the charges become subject to a late payment charge as established in the Terms and Conditions.

Effective Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number 2016-00237

To download a copy of the residential tariff, which is the document that defines the residential rate, click here. The document is in PDF format