Versant Power

Electric utility company in Maine

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About Versant Power

Versant Power was previously Emera Maine until Canadian company ENMAX Corp. acquired it. As part of the terms and conditions for that sale, Emera Maine had to change its name. The company announced its new name in March 2020. Emera Maine initially launched in 2014 when Bangor Hydro Electric Company and Maine Public Service merged. This utility company is responsible for its service area’s grid, which includes meters, poles, substations, wires, and any additional equipment necessary for delivering reliable power.

Customers within Versant Powers’s service area have a choice of which energy supplier they would like to use. If they don’t choose one, then they the standard-offer service. That service is available through the Maine Public Utilities Commission. Versant Power currently has nearly 160,000 customer accounts.

Versant Power electricity rates

Plan Name Plan Length Rate
Electricity Maine - Worry Free 24 24 months $0.0777 / kWh
Electricity Maine - Worry Free 12 12 months $0.0778 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 7/31/2020 for utility Versant Power. Rates may have changed since this date. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

What is Versant Power's price to compare?

A utility company like Versant Power provides customers with a price to compare. That way, customers can see how the utility company’s rates compare with different energy suppliers. These rates are typically broken down as a supply cost available in cents per kWh.

For example, customers in the Bangor Hydro District have a electricity supply rate of 6.88 cents per kWh. If customers are in the Maine Public District, then they have a total delivery service rate of 7.30 cents per kWh.

Use the box above to enter your ZIP code and see if you can beat Versant Power’s current electricity supply rates.

What is the difference between a utility and a supplier?

Utility companies are responsible for electricity distribution and transmission. In Maine, Versant Power is a utility company that can also supply electricity at a standard default rate. Utility companies must maintain and ensure the stability of power lines and poles. So, if there’s an outage, customers call their utility company.

Energy suppliers provide an alternate source for customers who want to purchase services from another source. Because customers in Versant Power’s service areas are deregulated, that means those customers can shop around for competitive pricing options.

Which suppliers are available in Versant Power's service area?

Versant Power covers more than 10,000 square miles for two service districts, including Bangor Hydro District and Maine Public District. The counties covered by Bangor Hydro include Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Washington. The counties that Maine Public District covers include Aroostook County and a small area of Penobscot County.

Contact Versant Power

If you experience an outage, have questions regarding transmission rates, or want to inquire about a bill, use the contact information below:

  • To login to your account, click here.
  • Outage phone number: 1-207-973-2000 or 1-855-363-7211
  • Customer service phone number: 1-207-973-2000 or 1-855-363-7211

Updated: 8/4/2020