UI Offers Covid-19 Monthly Payment Plan

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Energy Shopping During Moratorium We’re only a week away from the end of the current Shutoff Moratorium on July 1. That means that many CT residents might be worrying about how they can pay their CT Utility Bill with all the debt that’s accrued. But United Illuminating (UI) has stepped up and announced a payment plan […]

Quarantine Prep for Severe Weather Outages in CT

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Safety During The Coronavirus Quarantine For many CT residents in quarantine, the “new normal” has been hard, especially with concerns over saving energy while we’re staying home. But is your new routine ready for the return of spring severe weather and power outages? As of April 27, The National Weather Service predicts long periods of rain […]

UI Raising Bridgeport Electricity Rates! Shop Now!

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UI Electricity Rates Rising, Switch Before January 1, 2020 With the shoulder months officially over, many Bridgeport residents are getting ready for the winter chill. While the EIA predicted that this year’s winter energy bills may be lower than last year’s, local United Illuminating (UI) customers may not be so lucky since their residential default […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eversource Hiking Rates In CT And MA

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How high will my rates rise? It’s enough to make you scream! Just in time for the holiday season, Eversource will be raising its standard service generation rates on Connecticut and Massachusetts rate payers . Connecticut residents will see increases of 18.8% to 10.1 cents per kWh. Meanwhile, those in Massachusetts will face a 20% […]

Status Update On Millstone Nuclear

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Could Millstone Power Station Close? In July 2018, Paul Koonce, CEO of Dominion Energy (which owns Millstone) declared “Millstone is at risk now and must face critical business decisions regarding the future, irrespective of the consequences those decisions might have on Connecticut or the New England region.” The closure of the plant could potentially drive […]

November Weather UPDATE —La Niña’s Back!

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Most Bridgeport, CT electricity customers already know that because roughly 30% of U.S. power generators use natural gas for fuel, it’s important to pay attention to natural gas prices. Last week’s cold weatheralso sent a shiver through the natural gas markets raising concerns about the winter forecast, natural gas supply, and possible rising natural gas […]

Best 12 Month Eversource Electricity Plans

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Electricity rates are always on the rise these days. Customers in Hartford, CT can be especially vulnerable to higher energy rates as the NOAA Three Month Outlook states that above normal temps = higher usage. The same concept can be said for the extreme cold temps CT is known for. This trend is not slowing […]