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 […]

Landscaping Better Energy Efficiency in Connecticut

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Landscape Savings Energize Your CT Home On Earth Day, many folks take a moment to reflect on how they use energy. Some homeowners will try to recycle more, some will switch over to LED light bulbs, and some may even begin composting their kitchen scraps. While these are all great things to do, one of […]