Energy News for the Connecticut Market

Connecticut Poised To Collect Millions More Through “Hidden” Electricity Tax

By: Patrick Skahill |

For the past two years, lawmakers have directed more than $100 million earmarked for energy efficiency upgrades to instead, be swept into the state’s general fund.

Last week’s budget agreement got rid of those funding sweeps, but it was unable to reverse a more than $50 million diversion scheduled for July.

Right now, […]

2019-06-11T11:49:43-05:00June 11th, 2019|Connecticut Market|

As winter approaches, electric rates rise in Connecticut

By: Stephen Singer |

Connecticut has approved double-digit increases in electric rates next year in response to rising demand for natural gas that fuels power generators in winter.

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority announced Tuesday that following energy auctions, it verified generation rates submitted by Eversource that are set to rise to 10.1 cents […]

2018-11-14T12:43:47-06:00November 14th, 2018|Connecticut Market|

Cheap fuel, stagnant demand drive down New England wholesale prices

By: Robert Walton |

CT Electricity Rates Are Going Up In January

By: Jack Kramer |

Utility bills for homeowners will be going up by an average of $7.45 cents per month as of Jan. 1, 2018.

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) Friday released revised generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from Eversource Energy, and the United Illuminating Company (UI).

Eversource’s […]

2017-11-08T08:39:51-06:00November 8th, 2017|Connecticut Market|

More than 20,000 in Conn. enrolled in utility forgiveness plans

By: Alexander Soule |

The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved a joint plan filed by Eversource Energy, United Illuminating and affiliated gas companies setting guidelines for continuing service in situations where customers are behind on their bills.

For the first time this year, the electricity and gas companies will automatically re-enroll […]

2017-10-03T07:36:48-05:00October 3rd, 2017|Connecticut Market|