At HWC our goal is to provide our customers with the most affordable, reliable electricity in the region. Our customers enjoy some of Maine’s lowest electric rates because of our low delivery service charge.
Our current residential electric charge* is broken down as follows:
|Type of Charge||Charge|
|Customer Charge (First 50 kWh – Delivery)||$10.00|
|Conservation / Low Income Assistance||$0.00570|
*Based on 700 kilowatt-hours (kWh). An average bill is approximately 11.49 cents per kWh
Please refer to the image below for a map of our service area.
Our standard offer contract ends as of March 31, 2024. For overhead service, HWC furnishes, installs and maintains the service conductors to the customer’s point of delivery or attachment. The customer is responsible for all wiring from the point of attachment to the building and into and including the building’s internal wiring.
Mobile homes are required to have a trailer pole furnished, installed and owned by HWC for a flat fee. HWC furnishes, installs and maintains conductors to the top of the pole.
For underground service, HWC furnishes, installs and maintains service conductors to a pole on a customer’s property, after which it is the customer’s responsibility to furnish, install and maintain the underground portion.