Release Date: 06-27-2019Bangor and Presque Isle, Maine — Starting July 1, Emera Maine customers will see changes in electricity delivery rates. A typical residential customer in the Bangor Hydro District, using 500 kWh per month, will be billed about $3.53 less per month than under previous rates. A typical residential customer in the Maine Public District, using 500 kWh per month, will be billed about $1.03 more per month than under previous rates. Customers will see changes to three rates on their bills: transmission, stranded costs and conservation. Emera Maine’s distribution rates will not change. Emera Maine’s rates are based on the cost to provide safe, reliable service throughout northern and eastern Maine. We’re continually working to improve reliability and customer service in a cost-effective way. New rates for all customers will be posted at emeramaine.com as of July 1, 2019. Emera Maine is committed to delivering safe, reliable electric service. As the state's second-largest electric utility, the company delivers electricity to more than 159,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across 10,400 square miles in five counties in eastern and northern Maine.