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Safety at Home

At Maritime Electric we want our customers to be safe at all times. The following tips are meant to protect you and your

Safety for Parents and Kids

Learn how to protect you and your family from electrical hazards.

Safety for Seniors

At Maritime Electric we want our customers to be safe. This brochure provides tips on electrical safety for seniors.

Electrical Hazards

Learn how electricity behaves. Know how to respond to an electrical accident or life-threatening situation.

Generator Safety

Learn about safe installation and operation of your standby generator to prevent a potential poisoning or fatality.

Water and Flood Safety

What to do in the event of a flood in your home.

Seasonal Safety Tips

Follow these tips to keep you and your family safe this winter.

Downloadable Resources

Download these brochures to keep safety top of mind.

Safety at Work

Understand electrical safety at your workplace.

Safety on the Farm

Contacting or coming too close to overhead or underground power lines can be very dangerous.

Vehicle Accidents

What to do if your vehicle contacts a power line.

Dump Truck Safety

Learn more about electrical safety for dump truck operators.

Tree Trimming

Trees growing too close to power lines can cause an interruption in electrical service. Request a tree trimming online.

Tree Planting Guide

How to plant the right tree in the right place to help prevent safety hazards and power outages.

Electrical Safety Programs

The Maritime Electric Public Safety Program includes four different electrical safety presentations you can book online.

First Responders

Emergency personnel demonstrate great personal sacrifice and outstanding dedication in the performance of their duties.

Outage Map

Get the latest on your outage by searching for your address.

Report an Outage

If you are experiencing an outage please call 1-800-670-1012 or fill out our easy online outage report.

Preparing for an Outage

Prepare an emergency kit and place it in an area that is easily accessible to you and your family.

During an Outage

Safety and household tips for what to do during an outage.

Restoring Power After a Storm

Information on how we restore your power after a storm, including frequently asked questions.

Planned Outages

Maritime Electric may be required to schedule planned outages in order to make changes to our electrical system.


Review a list of available services and follow the instructions for each as indicated.

Book a Safety Presentation

Book a safety presentation for your school or organization.

Meter Reading

The electric meter measures how much electricity is used at your home.

Net Metering

Net metering assists customers who wish to generate some or all of their own electricity.

New Service Connect

Get connected for your new home or build. Our online service is fast, simple and will get you connected quickly.

Disconnect Request

Moving? Need to disconnect? Try our new online service disconnect request.

Street Light Repair

Is your street light out or not working properly? File an online request for repair service.

Fraud and Scam Prevention

Utility customers are often the target of scams. Learn how to protect yourself.

How to Read Your Bill

Your bill has information to help you understand your energy use.

Paperless Billing: Pay your Bill Electronically

Request paperless billing and sign up for your MyPower account.

Payment Centres

You can pay your bill at any of our Maritime Electric Payment Centres during their hours of operation.

Commercial Construction

Maritime Electric would like to help make your commercial construction project a success.

Underground Standards

To make the design and construction process as seamless as possible, Maritime Electric is happy to provide its standard

Purchase Orders Terms and Conditions

Purchase Orders Terms and Conditions

LED Lighting

By replacing your older incandescent or halogen bulbs with new LED bulbs you can save up to 80% on your lighting bill.

Heat Pumps

Learn how you can start saving energy with a heat pump and how to choose the best heat pump for your home.

Holiday Lights

For Islanders who want to celebrate the holidays with savings, LEDs are the only way to go!


Follow these tips to save energy the next time you purchase a new appliance.

Heating your Home

Follow these tips to save energy heating your home this winter.

Everyday Savings Tips

There are ways to save electricity all over the house!

Phantom Power

Phantom power is the energy your electronics use even when they are off

Seasonal Energy Saving Tips

In every season there are ways to save!

LED Lighting FAQ

Learn more about LED lighting.

Heat Pump FAQ

Learn more about Mini-Split Heat Pumps.

Energy Calculator

Find out how much electricity your appliances, lights and heaters use in your home.

Corporate Profile

Since 1918 Maritime Electric has delivered electricity on Prince Edward Island, providing reliable service at the lowest

Our Team

Who we are at Maritime Electric.

History of Maritime Electric

The Company was incorporated in Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1917.

Contact Us

Contact Maritime Electric.

Customer Comment Card

Please send us your comments, questions or concerns, we're happy to help!

Community Giving

Maritime Electric is a proud supporter of many community groups, events and causes. Every year we strive to provide supp

Request a Donation

At Maritime Electric we support community events throughout Prince Edward Island.


At Maritime Electric, we aspire to be a sustainable electricity company with a goal to integrate, promote and continuous

Renewable Energy

In Prince Edward Island, renewable energy means wind energy. Prince Edward Island has the highest level of wind integra

Maritime Electric Charlottetown Thermal Generating Station Decommissioning

Project Information

Proposed Transmission Line and Clyde River Substation Project

Maritime Electric is proposing the construction of a 138 kV transmission line from Maple Plains to a new substation in C

Interconnection Upgrade Project

Interconnection Upgrade Project


Maritime Electric is looking for motivated individuals to join its team.

Rates and General Rules and Regulations

Please review our rates and general rules and regulations.

Regulatory Filings

Maritime Electric is a Public Utility regulated by the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission (IRAC) under the Electri

Message to Our Customers: New Electricity Rates Effective January 1, 2021

New electricity rates have been approved by the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission effective January 1, 2021 to Fe

Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy

Maritime Electric strives to be a leading service provider within our service area and is committed to the highest stand

Health, Safety and Environmental Policy

As a responsible member of the community, Maritime Electric is committed to the prevention of workplace injury, the prev

Message to our Customers during COVID-19

Message to our Customers during COVID-19

Maritime Electric President & CEO John Gaudet to Retire and is Succeeded by Vice President, CFO Jason Roberts

Maritime Electric President & CEO John Gaudet to Retire and is Succeeded by Vice President, CFO Jason Roberts

Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission Approves New Electric Rates for January 1, 2021

For immediate release. Electricity costs are changing January 1, 2021.