Solar Power Panels in Maine: Costs, Companies, and ROI

MaineInterested in solar power in Maine? We’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered a ton of stats and tracked down any local installers we could find.

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The average Maine resident spends about 0.14 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 551 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month’s electric bill totaling $79.13 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.

Key Solar Facts – Averaged for Maine

Average savings per year: $1138.51 ($94.88 per month)

Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 18 years, 5 months

Is solar worth it in Maine? Based on the price of electricity in Maine (an average of 0.14 per kW) and low amounts of sun (10% less than average) compared to other states, solar power  is 10% more cost effective than the rest of the nation.

Our final opinion: solar panels are recommended in Maine.

Solar Panel Installers in Maine

No local installers or providers available. See DIY products.

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Solar Power by Month in Maine

A 5kW system will save someone in Maine about $94.88 on an average month. Maine residents will usually generate the most power in August. A breakdown of average solar power and savings per month is below.

Month Available kW / meter / day Estimated savings / month
Jan  3.52  75.13
Feb  4.11  87.79
Mar  4.68  99.91
Apr  5.12  109.36
May  5.07  108.3
Jun  5.01  106.96
Jul  5.27  112.59
Aug  5.37  114.84
Sep  5.09  108.76
Oct  3.91  83.4
Nov  3.02  64.53
Dec  3.13  66.93

Maine has a low amount of solar power to capture – about 4.83 kilowatts per meter per day.

Calculations and Sources

Data based on 420 reporting zip codes in Maine. Stats above assume a 32 square meter (345 square foot) standard-efficiency (15%) 5 kW system costing $21,000 out of pocket. Costs vary, but are generally lower due to federal and local government incentives.

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Abbot, ME
Acton, ME
Addison, ME
Albion, ME
Alfred, ME
Alna, ME
Andover, ME
Anson, ME
Ashland, ME
Athens, ME
Auburn, ME
Augusta, ME
Aurora, ME
Bailey Island, ME
Baileyville, ME
Bangor, ME
Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Mills, ME
Bass Harbor, ME
Bath, ME
Beals, ME
Belfast, ME
Belgrade, ME
Belgrade Lakes, ME
Benedicta, ME
Bernard, ME
Berwick, ME
Bethel, ME
Biddeford, ME
Bingham, ME
Birch Harbor, ME
Blaine, ME
Blue Hill, ME
Boothbay, ME
Boothbay Harbor, ME
Bowdoin, ME
Bowdoinham, ME
Bradford, ME
Bradley, ME
Bremen, ME
Brewer, ME
Bridgewater, ME
Bridgton, ME
Bristol, ME
Brooklin, ME
Brooks, ME
Brooksville, ME
Brookton, ME
Brownfield, ME
Brownville, ME
Brownville Junction, ME
Brunswick, ME
Bryant Pond, ME
Buckfield, ME
Bucksport, ME
Burlington, ME
Burnham, ME
Buxton, ME
Calais, ME
Cambridge, ME
Camden, ME
Canaan, ME
Canton, ME
Cape Elizabeth, ME
Cape Neddick, ME
Caratunk, ME
Caribou, ME
Carmel, ME
Casco, ME
Castine, ME
Center Lovell, ME
Chamberlain, ME
Charleston, ME
Chebeague Island, ME
Cherryfield, ME
Cliff Island, ME
Clinton, ME
Columbia Falls, ME
Coopers Mills, ME
Corea, ME
Corinna, ME
Corinth, ME
Cornish, ME
Crouseville, ME
Cumberland Center, ME
Cumberland Foreside, ME
Cushing, ME
Cutler, ME
Damariscotta, ME
Danforth, ME
Deer Isle, ME
Denmark, ME
Dennysville, ME
Detroit, ME
Dexter, ME
Dixfield, ME
Dixmont, ME
Dover Foxcroft, ME
Dresden, ME
Durham, ME
Eagle Lake, ME
East Andover, ME
East Baldwin, ME
East Blue Hill, ME
East Boothbay, ME
East Machias, ME
East Millinocket, ME
East Newport, ME
East Waterboro, ME
East Wilton, ME
Easton, ME
Eastport, ME
Eddington, ME
Edgecomb, ME
Eliot, ME
Ellsworth, ME
Etna, ME
Eustis, ME
Exeter, ME
Fairfield, ME
Falmouth, ME
Farmingdale, ME
Farmington, ME
Fort Fairfield, ME
Fort Kent, ME
Frankfort, ME
Franklin, ME
Freedom, ME
Freeport, ME
Frenchville, ME
Friendship, ME
Fryeburg, ME
Gardiner, ME
Garland, ME
Georgetown, ME
Gorham, ME
Gouldsboro, ME
Grand Isle, ME
Grand Lake Stream, ME
Gray, ME
Greenbush, ME
Greene, ME
Greenville, ME
Greenville Junction, ME
Greenwood, ME
Guilford, ME
Hallowell, ME
Hampden, ME
Hancock, ME
Hanover, ME
Harborside, ME
Harmony, ME
Harpswell, ME
Harrington, ME
Harrison, ME
Hartland, ME
Hebron, ME
Hiram, ME
Holden, ME
Hollis Center, ME
Hope, ME
Houlton, ME
Howland, ME
Hudson, ME
Island Falls, ME
Islesboro, ME
Islesford, ME
Jackman, ME
Jay, ME
Jefferson, ME
Jonesboro, ME
Jonesport, ME
Kenduskeag, ME
Kennebunk, ME
Kennebunkport, ME
Kents Hill, ME
Kingfield, ME
Kingman, ME
Kittery, ME
Kittery Point, ME
Lagrange, ME
Lambert Lake, ME
Lebanon, ME
Lee, ME
Leeds, ME
Levant, ME
Lewiston, ME
Liberty, ME
Limerick, ME
Limestone, ME
Limington, ME
Lincoln, ME
Lincolnville, ME
Lisbon, ME
Lisbon Falls, ME
Litchfield, ME
Little Deer Isle, ME
Livermore, ME
Livermore Falls, ME
Long Island, ME
Lovell, ME
Lubec, ME
Machias, ME
Machiasport, ME
Madawaska, ME
Madison, ME
Manchester, ME
Mapleton, ME
Mars Hill, ME
Matinicus, ME
Mattawamkeag, ME
Mechanic Falls, ME
Meddybemps, ME
Medway, ME
Mexico, ME
Milbridge, ME
Milford, ME
Millinocket, ME
Milo, ME
Minot, ME
Monmouth, ME
Monroe, ME
Monson, ME
Monticello, ME
Morrill, ME
Mount Desert, ME
Mount Vernon, ME
Naples, ME
New Gloucester, ME
New Harbor, ME
New Limerick, ME
New Portland, ME
New Sharon, ME
New Sweden, ME
New Vineyard, ME
Newcastle, ME
Newfield, ME
Newport, ME
Newry, ME
Nobleboro, ME
Norridgewock, ME
North Anson, ME
North Berwick, ME
North Haven, ME
North Monmouth, ME
North Waterboro, ME
North Yarmouth, ME
Northeast Harbor, ME
Norway, ME
Oakfield, ME
Oakland, ME
Ocean Park, ME
Ogunquit, ME
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Old Town, ME
Oquossoc, ME
Orient, ME
Orland, ME
Orono, ME
Orrington, ME
Orrs Island, ME
Owls Head, ME
Oxbow, ME
Oxford, ME
Palermo, ME
Palmyra, ME
Parsonsfield, ME
Passadumkeag, ME
Patten, ME
Peaks Island, ME
Pemaquid, ME
Pembroke, ME
Penobscot, ME
Perham, ME
Perry, ME
Peru, ME
Phillips, ME
Phippsburg, ME
Pittsfield, ME
Plymouth, ME
Poland, ME
Port Clyde, ME
Portage, ME
Porter, ME
Portland, ME
Pownal, ME
Presque Isle, ME
Princeton, ME
Prospect Harbor, ME
Randolph, ME
Rangeley, ME
Raymond, ME
Readfield, ME
Richmond, ME
Robbinston, ME
Rockland, ME
Rockport, ME
Rockwood, ME
Round Pond, ME
Roxbury, ME
Rumford, ME
Sabattus, ME
Saco, ME
Saint Agatha, ME
Saint Albans, ME
Saint David, ME
Saint Francis, ME
Sandy Point, ME
Sanford, ME
Sangerville, ME
Sargentville, ME
Scarborough, ME
Seal Cove, ME
Seal Harbor, ME
Searsmont, ME
Searsport, ME
Sebago, ME
Sebec, ME
Sedgwick, ME
Shapleigh, ME
Shawmut, ME
Sheridan, ME
Sherman, ME
Shirley Mills, ME
Sinclair, ME
Skowhegan, ME
Smithfield, ME
Smyrna Mills, ME
Solon, ME
Sorrento, ME
South Berwick, ME
South Bristol, ME
South China, ME
South Gardiner, ME
South Paris, ME
South Portland, ME
South Thomaston, ME
Southport, ME
Southwest Harbor, ME
Springfield, ME
Springvale, ME
Spruce Head, ME
Stacyville, ME
Standish, ME
Steep Falls, ME
Stetson, ME
Steuben, ME
Stillwater, ME
Stockholm, ME
Stockton Springs, ME
Stoneham, ME
Stonington, ME
Stratton, ME
Strong, ME
Sullivan, ME
Sumner, ME
Surry, ME
Swans Island, ME
Temple, ME
Tenants Harbor, ME
Thomaston, ME
Thorndike, ME
Topsfield, ME
Topsham, ME
Trevett, ME
Troy, ME
Turner, ME
Union, ME
Unity, ME
Van Buren, ME
Vanceboro, ME
Vassalboro, ME
Vienna, ME
Vinalhaven, ME
Waite, ME
Waldoboro, ME
Wallagrass, ME
Walpole, ME
Warren, ME
Washburn, ME
Washington, ME
Waterboro, ME
Waterford, ME
Waterville, ME
Wayne, ME
Weld, ME
Wells, ME
Wesley, ME
West Baldwin, ME
West Boothbay Harbor, ME
West Enfield, ME
West Farmington, ME
West Forks, ME
West Kennebunk, ME
West Newfield, ME
West Paris, ME
Westbrook, ME
Westfield, ME
Whitefield, ME
Whiting, ME
Wilton, ME
Windham, ME
Windsor, ME
Winn, ME
Winter Harbor, ME
Winterport, ME
Winthrop, ME
Wiscasset, ME
Woolwich, ME
Wytopitlock, ME
Yarmouth, ME
York, ME
York Harbor, ME