New Haven County, Connecticut Electricity Rates & Statistics

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New Haven County, Connecticut Electricity Overview

Citizens in New Haven County face an average of 0.66 outages lasting 66.95 minutes per year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

New Haven County is home to over 864,835 residents and produces 16,830 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.02 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks New Haven County 740th out of 3221 counties in the country for solar megawatt hours generated per person.

New Haven County is the 3rd highest polluting county in the state based on emissions per person. The county emits 2,811.85 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

New Haven County produces 8,880,366.86 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 38th out of 3221 counties in the country for natural gas generation.

With 864,835 citizens living within the county and 9,041,610 megawatt hours produced per year, New Haven County has a per capita production rate of 10.45 megawatt hours. This is the 3 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

New Haven County generates 98.17% of its electricity from non-renewable fuels, giving it a ranking of 2nd out of 8 counties in Connecticut for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,654,665 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,041,610 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    165,121 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,876,489 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.45 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,431,783,936 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,811.85 kg

New Haven, CT Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in New Haven are billed a residential electricity price of 25.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.34% more than the average state price of 22.50 cents and 83.88% above the nationwide average of 13.99. There are 34,320.42 megawatt hours produced by plants in the city using natural gas. This is the 11th most for a city in Connecticut out of 219 cities. Consumers in New Haven are faced with 0.82 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 82.76 minutes.

New Haven has roughly 118.99% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Other fuel sources used include Kerosene at 8.47% and Residual Fuel Oil at 6.00% of production. Approximately 302,813,206.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. The city also ranks 10th worst in Connecticut in emissions per resident, averaging 2,259.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. There are 3 power producing plants in New Haven, which is the 5th most plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Haven

New Haven residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.271/kWh$0.199/kWh$219.66/mo.$105.48/mo.
213th23.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Haven
95th$150.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Haven Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Haven, 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 Haven, Connecticut include: 06511, 06513, 06512, 06514, 06515, 06519, 06517, 06510

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Waterbury, CT Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Waterbury are billed a residential electricity price of 25.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.68% more than the average state price of 22.50 cents and 81.22% above the nationwide average of 13.99. There are 7,080 megawatt hours produced by plants in the city using natural gas. This is the 18th most for a city in Connecticut out of 219 cities. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Eversource Energy.

Electricity use in Waterbury results in the release of 235,592,656.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 6th highest amount in Connecticut out of 219 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 18th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The top fuel source consumed in Waterbury is Natural Gas. The city generates 70.25% of the total production in the city from this fuel source. Waterbury has the 8th highest electricity plants of any city in the state, with 2 total power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waterbury

Waterbury 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 Waterbury
100th$158.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waterbury Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waterbury, 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 Waterbury, Connecticut include: 06770, 06708, 06704, 06705, 06716, 06706, 06710, 06702

Meriden, CT Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Meriden are billed a residential electricity price of 25.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.68% more than the average state price of 22.50 cents and 81.22% above the nationwide average of 13.99. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $179.93. This is 12.13% above the Connecticut average bill of $160.47. Eversource Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count.

Electricity use in Meriden results in the release of 124,607,778.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 13th highest amount in Connecticut out of 219 cities. Averaging 2,047.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 103rd highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meriden

Meriden 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 Meriden
100th$158.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meriden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meriden, 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

Electricity Production in New Haven County, Connecticut

Power Plants in New Haven County, Connecticut

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
CPV Towantic Energy CenterCompetitive Power Ventures (100.00%)
New Haven County CT Natural Gas 5,387,8011,892,983,977.84351.35
Milford CT Natural Gas 3,310,6421,292,081,357.56390.28
ShepaugFirstLight Hydro Generating Company (100.00%)
New Haven County CT Conventional Hydroelectric 148,291
Wallingford EnergyLS Power (100.00%)
Wallingford Center CDP CT Natural Gas 112,74360,072,144.3532.82
UI RCP Woodbridge FCUnited Illuminating (100.00%)
New Haven County CT Natural Gas 17,5119,127,434.26521.24
UI RCP New Haven Fuel CellUnited Illuminating (100.00%)
New Haven CT Natural Gas 16,9518,061,405.8475.57
Wallingford SolarWallingford Renewable Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Wallingford Center CDP CT Solar 11,987
New Haven HarborPSEG (100.00%)
New Haven CT Natural Gas 9,88127,253,214.122,758.14
IBM SouthburyIBM (100.00%)
New Haven County CT Natural Gas 7,3952,841,946.66384.31
Waterbury GenerationWaterbury Generation LLC (100.00%)
Waterbury CT Natural Gas 7,0804,002,103.56565.27
Wallingford Center CDP CT Natural Gas 3,7712,549,376.08676.05
Brass Mill CenterBrookfield (GGP) (100.00%)
Waterbury CT Solar 2,999
IKEA New Haven Rooftop PV & Fuel CellIKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
New Haven CT Natural Gas 2,010723,844.52360.12
Town of BranfordSolar Integrated Fund V, LLC (100.00%)
Branford Center CDP CT Solar 1,568
GenConn Devon LLCGenConn Devon LLC (100.00%)
Milford CT Kerosene 9804,337,460.84,425.98

New Haven County, Connecticut Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

New Haven County has roughly 98.22% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Other fuel sources used include Conventional Hydroelectric at 1.64% and Solar at 0.19% of production. Releasing 2,431,783,936.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 133rd worst in the country for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2424th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 2,811.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. There are 15 power producing plants in New Haven County, which is the 86th most plants in a county in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.22%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.64%
SOLAR
Solar
0.19%
KEROSENE
Kerosene
0.04%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.02%
OTHER
Other
-0.10%

New Haven County, Connecticut Net Metering

New Haven County has 3 out of 24 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Connecticut has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 providers in New Haven County that report energy loss, including United Illuminating, Eversource Energy, and Wallingford Electric. Together, these 4 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 2.67% of electricity produced. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned New Haven County a rank of 2nd best in the state out of 8 counties.

Providers In Each City in New Haven County:

  • Ansonia, Connecticut:
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • United Illuminating: 4.17%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%
  • Derby, Connecticut:
    • United Illuminating: 4.17%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
  • Meriden, Connecticut:
    • Liberty Power: 4.35%
    • Residents Energy: 4.35%
    • North American Power: 4.35%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.35%
    • Spark Energy: 4.35%
    • Direct Energy: 4.35%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.35%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.35%
    • Choice Energy: 4.35%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.35%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.35%
    • Starion Energy: 4.35%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.35%
    • First Point Power: 4.35%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.35%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.35%
    • ENGIE: 4.35%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.35%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.35%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.35%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.35%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.35%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.35%
  • Milford, Connecticut:
    • United Illuminating: 4.04%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
  • Naugatuck, Connecticut:
    • Spark Energy: 4.35%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.35%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.35%
    • ENGIE: 4.35%
    • Residents Energy: 4.35%
    • Liberty Power: 4.35%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.35%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.35%
    • North American Power: 4.35%
    • Direct Energy: 4.35%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.35%
    • Choice Energy: 4.35%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.35%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.35%
    • Starion Energy: 4.35%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.35%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.35%
    • First Point Power: 4.35%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.35%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.35%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.35%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.35%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.35%
  • New Haven, Connecticut:
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • United Illuminating: 4.14%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.16%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.16%
  • Waterbury, Connecticut:
    • Liberty Power: 4.35%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.35%
    • Residents Energy: 4.35%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.35%
    • Spark Energy: 4.35%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.35%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.35%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.35%
    • Direct Energy: 4.35%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.35%
    • Choice Energy: 4.35%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.35%
    • Starion Energy: 4.35%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.35%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.35%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.35%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.35%
    • ENGIE: 4.35%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.35%
    • First Point Power: 4.35%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.35%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.35%
    • North American Power: 4.35%
  • West Haven, Connecticut:
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.17%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.17%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.17%
    • ENGIE: 4.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.17%
    • First Point Power: 4.17%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.17%
    • Liberty Power: 4.17%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.17%
    • Eversource Energy: 4.17%
    • United Illuminating: 4.13%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.17%
    • Choice Energy: 4.17%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.17%
    • Direct Energy: 4.17%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.17%
    • Starion Energy: 4.17%
    • Atlantic Energy: 4.17%
    • Residents Energy: 4.17%
    • Spark Energy: 4.17%
    • North American Power: 4.17%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.17%
  • Woodmont, Connecticut:
    • Residents Energy: 4.19%
    • Liberty Power: 4.19%
    • North American Power: 4.19%
    • United Illuminating: 4.09%
    • Town Square Energy: 4.19%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 4.19%
    • Choice Energy: 4.19%
    • Atlantic Energy: 3.97%
    • Clearview Electric: 4.19%
    • Direct Energy: 4.19%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.19%
    • Starion Energy: 4.19%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 4.19%
    • Freedom Energy: 4.19%
    • ENGIE: 4.19%
    • First Point Power: 4.19%
    • Everyday Energy: 4.19%
    • XOOM Energy: 4.19%
    • Eversource Energy: 3.97%
    • Public Power LLC: 4.19%
    • Energy Services Providers: 4.19%
    • Eligo Energy: 4.19%
    • Spark Energy: 4.19%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 4.19%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in New Haven County, Connecticut?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1United Illuminating150,645
2Eversource Energy131,454
3Wallingford Electric25,062
4Town Square Energy5,393
5Direct Energy4,606
6Public Power LLC3,974
7Ambit Energy3,427
8Clearview Electric3,346
9North American Power2,515
10Liberty Power2,292

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in New Haven County, Connecticut?

The largest electricity provider in New Haven County, Connecticut by total customer count is United Illuminating.

How many electric companies offer service in New Haven County, Connecticut?

There are 24 electricity companies offering service in New Haven County, Connecticut.

How many power plants are located in New Haven County, Connecticut?

There are 15 electricity plants in New Haven County, Connecticut

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