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Hartford County, Connecticut Electricity Overview

Hartford County generates 0.56 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 8th highest county in Connecticut for non-renewable production per capita.

Hartford County produces 34.24% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 0.29 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Over 34.24% of Hartford County's electricity production comes from renewable fuel sources, ranking Hartford County at 2nd in the state for total sustainable electricity generation.

Roughly 65.76% of Hartford County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel types, making it the 5th highest ranked county out of 8 counties in the state for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.

With total generation of 770,868.1 megawatt hours, Hartford County is the 5th highest producer of electricity in Connecticut out of 8 counties.

Hartford County ranks 5th out of 8 counties in Connecticut for natural gas generation, with 316,012.73 megawatt hours generated using the fuel.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,921,387 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    770,868 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    263,961 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    506,907 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.86 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,474,752,080 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,751.26 kg

Hartford, CT Electricity Overview

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On average, Hartford's residential electricity rate is 25.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 12.68% above the state's average rate of 22.50 cents. The city ranks 3rd in the state out of 219 cities for renewable energy production per capita, with 0.89 megawatt hours being produced per resident in the city. The city has had an undesirable 7.32% decrease in the usage of renewable fuel types, such as solar and wind energy, compared to non-renewable fuels, such as coal and oil.

Electricity use in Hartford results in the release of 743,620,528.69 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is the highest amount in Connecticut out of 219 cities. Additionally, the city ranks highest in Connecticut in emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Around 49.16% of electricity in Hartford comes from generation using Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Also used is Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 40.22% and Natural Gas at 10.62%. Hartford has 4 electricity plants, which is the 4th highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hartford

Hartford residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.277/kWh$0.181/kWh$221.16/mo.$105.78/mo.
89th22.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hartford
100th$158.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hartford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hartford, Connecticut

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.9371.26210,39820,899,000
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Choice EnergyENERGY14.5252.0210,1671,476,300
Clearview ElectricENERGY8.8171.12250,78222,083,200
Direct EnergyENERGY9.2469.62282,43226,102,400

Zips with electric coverage in Hartford, Connecticut include: 06106, 06095, 06114, 06112, 06105, 06117, 06120, 06110, 06103, 06160

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New Britain, CT Electricity Overview

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On average, New Britain's residential electricity rate is 25.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 12.68% above the state's average rate of 22.50 cents. Non-renewable fuel types are sometimes used in electricity generation in the city, leading to about 0.14 megawatt hours being produced from these fuel types per citizen a year. Eversource Energy has an estimated 2,860 total residential customers, which is more than all other providers in the city.

Emitting 152,700,600.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, New Britain ranks 9th worst out of 219 cities in Connecticut for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 2,059.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 17th worst in Connecticut for emissions per capita from electricity use. The city has 2 electricity producing plants in the city. This is the 8th most plants in a single city out of 219 cities, in the state. New Britain's main fuel type consumed for electricity generation is Natural Gas. The city generates 10,611.36 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Britain

New Britain residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.277/kWh$0.181/kWh$221.16/mo.$105.78/mo.
89th22.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Britain
100th$158.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Britain Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Britain, Connecticut

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.9371.26210,39820,899,000
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Choice EnergyENERGY14.5252.0210,1671,476,300
Clearview ElectricENERGY8.8171.12250,78222,083,200
Direct EnergyENERGY9.2469.62282,43226,102,400

Zips with electric coverage in New Britain, Connecticut include: 06053, 06051, 06032, 06052

West Hartford CDP, CT Electricity Overview

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On average, West Hartford CDP's residential electricity rate is 25.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 12.68% above the state's average rate of 22.50 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $179.93 per month. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Eversource Energy.

Emitting 131,228,270.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions, West Hartford CDP ranks 12th worst out of 219 cities in Connecticut for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 2,047.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 29th worst in Connecticut for emissions per capita from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity suppliers who service West Hartford CDP must source the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Hartford CDP

West Hartford CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.277/kWh$0.181/kWh$221.16/mo.$105.78/mo.
89th22.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Hartford CDP
100th$158.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Hartford CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Hartford CDP, Connecticut

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.9371.26210,39820,899,000
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Choice EnergyENERGY14.5252.0210,1671,476,300
Clearview ElectricENERGY8.8171.12250,78222,083,200
Direct EnergyENERGY9.2469.62282,43226,102,400

Zips with electric coverage in West Hartford CDP, Connecticut include: 06107, 06105, 06117, 06119, 06110

Electricity Production in Hartford County, Connecticut

Power Plants in Hartford County, Connecticut

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
CT Resource Rec Authority FacilityMaterials Innovation Recycling Authority (100.00%)
Hartford CT Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 239,866560,144,322.522,335.246/2023
Algonquin Windsor LocksAlgonquin Power (100.00%)
Windsor Locks CDP CT Natural Gas 126,328.9241,345,308.35327.28
Covanta Bristol EnergyCovanta (100.00%)
Bristol CT Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 107,907178,294,522.71,652.3
Pratt & WhitneyUnited Technologies (100.00%)
East Hartford CDP CT Natural Gas 100,69725,961,143.74257.81
Hartford County CT Conventional Hydroelectric 40,211.82
Nutmeg SolarNutmeg Solar LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Solar 35,125
Hartford CT Natural Gas 27,5306,745,252.5245.0110/2039
UDR Glastonbury Fuel CellUIL Distributed Resources, LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Natural Gas 24,0289,377,399.92390.27
Goodwin HydroelectricMetropolitan Dist of Hartford (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Conventional Hydroelectric 15,745
Bradley Energy CenterConnecticut Airport Authority (100.00%)
Windsor Locks CDP CT Natural Gas 13,8745,588,279.2402.79
CCSU Fuel Cell ProjectNew Britain Renewable Energy, LLC (100.00%)
New Britain CT Natural Gas 9,2573,427,676370.28
Cellu TissueDunn Paper East Hartford, LLC (100.00%)
East Hartford CDP CT Natural Gas 9,1255,238,507.68574.08
Town of Rocky Hill PV CSG126 Grove Solar LLC (33.33%)Solar Integrated Fund V, LLC (66.67%)
Hartford County CT Solar 4,640
Canis Major Solar FarmLSE Canis Major LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Solar 3,300
South Windsor Fuel CellSouth Energy Investments LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Natural Gas 3,0451,516,030.32497.88
Corbin Russwin Phase 3 BerlinESCT-CORB-3, LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Solar 1,700
Manchester Community College NorthCTGB Solar Mission III LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Solar 1,596
Ticket Network South WindsorTicketNetwork Campus Realty, LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Solar 1,502
Hartford County CT Solar 1,463
Manchester Community College EastCTGB Solar Mission III LLC (100.00%)
Hartford County CT Solar 1,437

Hartford County, Connecticut Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Hartford County results in the release of 2,474,752,079.95 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is 129th highest amount in the country out of 3221 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 4th highest in Connecticut for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 2,751.26 kilograms of emissions per capita. Natural Gas is the primary fuel source in Hartford County, with 40.99% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste make up the next highest totals for a fuel type at 24.75% (190,794.53 megawatt hours) and 20.25% (156,105.46 megawatt hours), respectively. Hartford County has 23 power plants, which is 2nd most in Connecticut.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
40.99%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
24.75%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
20.25%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
7.26%
SOLAR
Solar
6.73%
OTHER
Other
0.01%

Hartford County, Connecticut Net Metering

Approximately 4.35% of the electricity suppliers in Hartford County offer net metering to their consumers. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Connecticut has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Hartford County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.10% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Hartford County having a rank of 443rd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Hartford County:

  • Bristol, Connecticut:
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • Farmington River Power Company: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
  • Hartford, Connecticut:
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
    • Farmington River Power Company: 4.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
  • New Britain, Connecticut:
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
    • Farmington River Power Company: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Hartford County, Connecticut?

By total megawatt hours sold, Eversource Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Hartford County, Connecticut.

How many electric companies offer service in Hartford County, Connecticut?

Hartford County, Connecticut has 23 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are located within Hartford County, Connecticut?

Hartford County, Connecticut is home to 23 active power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Hartford County, Connecticut?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Eversource Energy159,702
2Town Square Energy6,548
3Direct Energy5,593
4Public Power LLC4,826
5Ambit Energy4,162
6Clearview Electric4,063
7North American Power3,053
8Liberty Power2,782
9Starion Energy2,363
10Strategic Energy LLC1,713

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-15