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|Supplier||Plan||Energy Term Length||Rate|
|6 Month Home Power Plan||6 month fixed||7.89¢|
|18 Month Home Power Plan||18 month fixed||8.89¢|
|36 Month Home Power Plan||36 month fixed||9.29¢|
|Live Brighter 18||18 month fixed||8.99¢|
|Live Brighter 12||12 month fixed||9.79¢|
Waterbury energy rates
Located along the Naugatuck River in Connecticut, Waterbury has a population of 109,915. Such a large population makes Waterbury the fifth most populous city in Connecticut and the tenth most populous one in the New York metropolitan area. The weather in Waterbury is typified by cold winters with significant snowfall and humid and hot summers. As a result, energy costs in Waterbury can vary significantly from season to season. Waterbury energy rates are priced between 7.99 and 11.9 cents per kilowatt hour.
Waterbury energy deregulation
In May 1998, the State of Connecticut passed legislature to deregulate the energy market. In short, this means that instead of a single company providing every resident's energy needs, the state would allow residents to choose from a marketplace of suppliers. Like any business, if only one company offers a product, they can charge a higher price because of demand. Before energy deregulation, the utility company had the ability to charge a high rate for their services, knowing that the consumer would have no choice but to pay. However, energy deregulation in Waterbury has allowed consumers to choose their own supplier.
Waterbury utility companies & energy providers
Under deregulation, energy is still transmitted and distributed by a single utility or wires company in Waterbury; however, customers can pick from a slew of energy providers. Connecticut Light & Power is the primary utility service provider for residents and business owners. Connecticut Light & Power serves more than a million customers in the state and is one of the largest energy providers in the nation. As far as who supplies the energy in Waterbury, consumers can choose from many options. Choose Energy has partnered with Waterbury energy companies such as North American Power and Public Power to spur competition and provide lower prices for customers. Since there are many energy suppliers in Waterbury, customers can compare prices and shop for the best plan in a virtual marketplace.
Waterbury renewable energy
Connecticut ranks 45th in the nation in electricity generated by renewable energy. In an effort to improve these standings, Waterbury is leading the charge to offer more renewable energy alternatives and become an eco-friendly community. In March 2014, Waterbury received a $15,000 "Bright Idea Grant" for its goal of reducing building energy consumption by 20 percent within the next five years. In order to provide Waterbury residents with an option for renewable energy, Choose Energy has partnered with North American Power to deliver more environmentally friendly and less expensive green energy in Waterbury.
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