Wallingford Electric

About Wallingford Electric

Wallingford Electric is a municipally owned entity with headquarters in Wallingford, Connecticut and providing power to customers in 9 cities in New Haven County, Connecticut such as the cities of New Haven, Waterbury, Meriden, West Haven, and Milford. Wallingford Electric has an average residential electricity rate of 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 41.34% less than the average Connecticut price of 22.04 cents and 2.52% below the national average of 13.26. They had total sales and disposition of 577,921 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 97.12% were via retail sales. The electricity sourced by Wallingford Electric is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 577,921 megawatt hours purchased by the company. In 2020, they made a total of $63,261,300 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 99.24% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential power bill is $155.63, while the Wallingford Electric average is 40.61% lower at $107.74 per month. This is the 4th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Connecticut. The supplier currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it to end customers. Customers of the supplier deal with 0.17 electrical outages on average each year, with outages lasting around 19.53 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Wallingford Electric Net Metering

Fortunately, Wallingford Electric offers net metering options to their customers. This is a positive for any consumer potentially installing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Wallingford Electric currently loses around 2.86% of the electricity that they generate. The state of Connecticut has an energy loss average of 1.32% and the national average is 2.76%, resulting in Wallingford Electric receiving a rank of 5th best out of 12 companies reporting energy loss in Connecticut.

Wallingford Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Wallingford Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.120/kWh$166.17/mo.$74.62/mo.
1922nd12.93¢Wallingford Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1411th$107.74Average monthly electric bill for Wallingford Electric's residential customers

Wallingford Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:100 John Street
    Wallingford, Connecticut 06492
    United States of America
  • CEO:Tony Buccheri

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Wallingford Electric Service

Energy provider of the year for Connecticut, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Least Outages Per Year
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Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy Loss

Wallingford Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


345 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Wallingford Electric's Power Outages

19.53 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.17 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Wallingford Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Wallingford Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
New Haven County854,757322.48$158.54/mo

Cities Wallingford Electric Has Coverage

  • Ansonia, CT
  • Derby, CT
  • Meriden, CT
  • Milford, CT
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • New Haven, CT
  • Waterbury, CT
  • West Haven, CT
  • Woodmont, CT

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

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Wallingford Electric FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Wallingford Electric customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Wallingford Electric is 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for Wallingford Electric customers each month?

Consumers of Wallingford Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $107.74.

Who is the CEO of Wallingford Electric?

Wallingford Electric’s CEO is Tony Buccheri.

What is the phone number for Wallingford Electric?

The Wallingford Electric phone number is (203) 294-2020.

What cities does Wallingford Electric offer service in?

Wallingford Electric supplies to 9 cities.

When will Wallingford Electric power be restored?

Average outage times for Wallingford Electric are around 19.534 minutes per outage.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-03