Natural Gas in the State

Fueling Maine

Natural gas generates 10% of the state’s electricity.

29,200 Jobs

The natural gas industry supports thousands of Americans with stable and good paying jobs.

35,000 Households

Natural gas fuels warm homes, delicious meals and hot showers for Americans across the country.

Cost Effective

Natural gas is an affordable energy option for customers and communities, often much more affordable than other options.

Electricity $2,015

Natural Gas $1,220

Energy Efficient

Decreased 21% from 1990 to 2018. Decreased 17% from 2010 to 2018.