The Cheapest 12 Month Fixed Electric Rates in Hartford, CT.

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Choosing the Best Electric Supplier in Hartford, CT When you are searching for the best electric suppliers in Hartford, CT, what factors do you look for? Smart energy shoppers start by searching for lower rates, better customer service, and risk-free terms and services. But wading through the options to find the best 12-month fixed rates […]

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 […]

Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Farm To Power Connecticut

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What is happening with Connecticut’s offshore wind farm? Ørsted US Offshore Wind announced on December 20, 2018, that its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm received approval from Connecticut regulators for its 20-year power-purchase agreement (PPA). The wind farm will soon supply electricity to the state’s two utilities, Eversource and United Illuminating (UI). What does this […]

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 […]

November Weather UPDATE —La Niña’s Back!

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Most Bridgeport, CT electricity customers already know that because roughly 30% of U.S. power generators use natural gas for fuel, it’s important to pay attention to natural gas prices. Last week’s cold weatheralso sent a shiver through the natural gas markets raising concerns about the winter forecast, natural gas supply, and possible rising natural gas […]

Winter Rate Hike Coming!

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Connecticut electricity customers getting their generation supply from Eversource or United Illuminating are getting bad news this week. Their rates will go up on January 1, 2018. On November 3, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved residential Generation Service Charge (GSC) rate increases for both utilities. The GSC rate is a direct pass through […]

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 […]

Plugs Pulled on Killingly and Millstone —Now Watt?

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In hindsight, it probably just sounds worse than it really was. Last month, the Connecticut Siting Council (CSC) rejected Florida-based NTE Energy proposed natural gas-fired power plant in the town of Killingly.The $537 million Killingly Energy Center planned to to generate 550 megawatts of power and cut costs for Connecticut electricity. The CSC ruled against […]

Connecticut Earth Day Events and Electricity News — April, 2017

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Earth Day Events to Encourage Renewables Keeping tree branches cut back from power lines ensures that you’ll get the best electricity reliability for your home. Spring time is usually when utility companies to prune tree limbs. This year, Eversource decided to give a little back to the trees. Back in January, Eversource launched an energy efficiency program […]