CT Consumers Get Utility Bill Credits This Month

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Legislators Accept PURA-Proposed Fine More good news are coming to CT’s electricity ratepayers. CT electricity consumers can expect small discounts in their upcoming electricity bills. These discounts come when CT consumers get utility bill credits this month. The credits are due to PURA fining both Eversource and UI for last year’s power outages. Causes for […]

PURA Sets August Deadline for Retailers

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Retailer Response to PURA Hearings Last month, we reported on how energy consumers can expect the new law HB 6526 protect their wallets. The law sets new rules and practices for all energy suppliers. One of the biggest changes is the the ban on early termination fees (ETFs). The new law also voids all current variable rate plans. For […]

CT Senate Passes Utility Reform Bill

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Utility Reform Bill Seeks to Help Ratepayers CT residents have been keeping a close eye on the Eversource Delivery Charge investigation. Eversource’s inadequate disaster response has also compounded the issue. Discussion has led to a recently passed state senate reform bill that’s aimed to make things better for resident ratepayers. Why Is The Reform Bill […]

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 […]

Cheapest 12 Month Electricity in Stamford

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Why Shop For The Best Electricity Rates? With the 2019 year coming to a close, now’s the perfect time to start planning for the new year. But between plotting your 2020 career goals, New Year’s fitness resolutions, and deciding what to do with holiday leftovers, it’s easy to forget about saving money on better electric […]

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 […]

Community Solar Jobs —Who’s Trained To Fill Them?

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Last week’s report by Connecticut lawmakers and renewable energy supporters concludes that the state could create 2,580 new full time jobs in 2018 by enacting a statewide community solar program. The report, Community Solar: Ready to Work for Connecticut says such a project would create $370 million in local economic benefits as well as $6 […]

Connecticut Spring Forecast —UPDATED

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We’re already just a few weeks into spring and it looks like an early spring warm up is coming to your area.From April 8 to 21, the forecast is equal chances for above, average, and below normal temps in Connecticut. You can also expect a 50% chance for above normal rainfall. While this weather means […]

Where can CT residents get their “cleanest” electricity?

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Our friend Barth in Chester asked us some questions about electricity choice in Connecticut. This is one of them: Where can CT residents get their “cleanest” electricity? For right now, because Connecticut has limited generation capacity, most of clean renewable energy comes from out of state sources.  If you’re interested in supporting clean energy alternatives, […]