How Can I Shop CT Electricity And Save Money?

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Are Connecticut electricity consumers paying too much? The Office of Consumer Counsel (OCC) is looking to end residential electric choice for Connecticut. Elin Katz, a longtime opponent of competitive electricity suppliers, claims that consumers are facing financial hardships because they’re paying more with third-party providers compared to the utilities’ standard service offers (SSO). But is […]

CT Legislators Trying To Ban Retail Choice

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Why ban choice in CT’s electric market? On February 4, 2019, Connecticut Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz, alongside U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and other consumer advocates called on Connecticut legislators to end residential electric choice. They claim it is economically harming consumers and have drafted a bill to end it. What is wrong with residential […]

Refund? Pura Amnesty For Electricity Suppliers

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What is PURA considering for Connecticut electricity consumers? Customers have complained that several third-party energy suppliers that are not complying with a state order to disclose upcoming rates to customers on their electricity bills.  Now the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is now deciding what to do about it. What is the state order that […]

Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Farm To Power Connecticut

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What is happening with Connecticut’s offshore wind farm? Ørsted US Offshore Wind announced on December 20, 2018, that its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm received approval from Connecticut regulators for its 20-year power-purchase agreement (PPA). The wind farm will soon supply electricity to the state’s two utilities, Eversource and United Illuminating (UI). What does this […]

10 Year Power Deal To Save Millstone

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What is happening to save Millstone nuclear power plant? On December 28, 2018, Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that the state of Connecticut selected a 10-year bid for power from the Millstone nuclear plant as a zero-carbon electricity-generating resource. This, along with other zero-carbon power, will make up 45% of the state’s electricity load. What […]

How Much Are My Christmas Lights Raising My UI New Haven Bill?

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Can I save money on my energy bill this holiday season? Who doesn’t enjoy festive lighting as the Christmas season rolls around? The joy on faces of young and old is undeniable, but seeing the bill come in after can still cause quite a shock. The U.S. uses more electricity on their Christmas lights than […]