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Connecticut Grid Ready for Typical Summer

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Connecticut Grid and Summer Heat Back in April, we talked about how Connecticut energy customers could prepare for possible blackouts. These concerns came from predictions of a hot and humid summer and the potential for summer storms. But Connecticut electricity customers have some good news coming their way! The Connecticut grid may be ready for […]

Treat Yourself to Cheap Electricity This Energyween

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Energy Bills Come Haunting It’s that time of year when ghouls and goblins come out to play. And you might be eager to dive in to your favorite scary movies. But if you’re not careful, high energy bills will ruin your fun. So let’s find out how to scare off energy vampires so you can […]

How Movers Shop And Save On Electric Rates in Hartford, CT

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Why Movers Shop Energy Rates There’s a lot to think about when you’re planning a move. From dealing with furniture to finding ways to save money, it can be stressful. But Hartford customers have some great options to cutting down costs during their next move. Discover how movers shop and save on electric rates in […]

Five Energy Efficiency Gift Ideas

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Holiday Energy Efficient Gift Ideas We’re coming closer to the last shopping days of the holiday season. If you haven’t picked up anything for the energy shopper you know, then you might be scrambling for ideas. But rather than stressing out, here’s a few energy efficiency gift items that are easy recommendations for the energy-saving pro in your […]

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 […]

Does Turning Down The Thermostat Save Money?

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You’ve probably heard someone say that keeping your Connecticut home at a steady temperature saves more money. It sounds like it makes sense because if you turn down the heat in your home, the temperature drops. And then, even if you use natural gas, you’ll still have to pay those high Connecticut electricity rates to […]

How Many kWh Does A Fridge Use Per Day?

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Is Your Refrigerator Using Too Much Electricity? Last month, we talked about how refrigerators contribute about 3% of the kWh used in a Connecticut home. If you consider the EIA estimated monthly usage for CT residents, that means out of average monthly total of 724 kWh, about 21.72 kWh goes just to refrigeration. Depending on the age and size […]

What Uses The Most kWh In A CT Home?

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Know Your Home Electricity Use As you get ready for the start of a new decade, you might be predicting what your energy bills will look like. With winter heating and the cost of holiday lights, you might be expecting a higher than average energy bill even if you have  the best electric rates for […]