Find out what was behind your high CT electric bills and what you can expect this winter.

Why Is My CT Electric Bill So High This Month?

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Why the Outrageous CT January Electric Bill? CT energy customers can’t seem to catch a break. They deal with some of the highest electricity rates in the country. And they’ve been dealing with another year of rough winter storms. On top of that, January’s energy bills were an unwelcome surprise. Let’s try and make sense […]

Winter time energy demand in CT means higher prices. Save money with these short term electric plans in in West Haven.

Shop The Best Short Term Electricity In West Haven

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Best Electricity Rates Savings Monthly CT energy bills tend to be higher in winter because of heating costs. For many customers, it means they are also stuck paying higher prices on their electricity rates. In fact, Eversource’s supply rates have spiked 63% as of January 1, 2022. But West Haven residents can save money now! […]

Legislature Bans ETFs for CT Electric Plans

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News for CT Electric Plans On July 7, 2021, Governor Lamont signed HB 6526 into law. This law changes Early Termination Fees (ETFs), variable rates, and other rules. As a result, the state’s energy customers now face clearer choices for their CT electric plans. Benefits of ETFs Ban Before HB 6526, fixed rate contracts often […]

Will Eversource Rate Suspension Hit Your Electricity?

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PURA Suspends Eversource Rate Increase Eversource customers have seen their first bills since the July 1 delivery rate hike, and they are not happy. Despite the July 1st supply charge default rate decrease, many households are reporting unusually high bills. Some Eversource customers have even said that their bills rose over $100 beyond expectations.  The high […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]