Can’t Pay Connecticut Utility Bill During Coronavirus?

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Coronavirus and Your Utility Bills The Coronavirus (or Covid-19) outbreak news over this weekend has left many working Connecticut families wondering what’s going to happen in the wake of schools and many businesses closing. Folks want to know how they’ll make ends meet if they take sick leave or stay home to look after children […]

CT PURA To Debate New Electric Supplier Marketing Rules

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Proposed PURA Electricity Supplier Regulations The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) was all set to hold a public hearing regarding proposed electric supplier marketing rules on February 20.  However, to accommodate both consumer groups and the Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA) , PURA rescheduled a new hearing date  for March 16. The hearing comes as a result of proposed […]

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 […]