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Location: Connecticut

Connecticut passed legislation to deregulate their energy market in May 1998 giving residents and businesses a choice in electricity providers in the Eversource Energy and United Illuminating utility territories. Since then, Connecticut residents and business have had a choice to shop and compare their current electricity rates with retail energy providers. There are no fossil fuels in Connecticut but the state does have a large renewable energy portfolio that includes wind, solar, hydroelectric and biomass. Learn more and compare Connecticut electricity rates and state’s energy usage, sources and solar energy potential below.

Usage for Connecticut

Monthly average household energy usage in CT compared to the national average.

Rates for Avon, Connecticut

Home and business owners in Avon, CT have the option of switching electricity providers which can significantly lower your electricity bill. Here are some of the top plans in your area:

Your Price to Compare: 24.17¢
Best RateMost Popular
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
18 mo.

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

Plan Details
Best Long Term
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
36 mo.

Direct Energy

Live Brighter 36

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
12 mo.

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

Plan Details

Solar Score for Connecticut

Connecticut Solar Score: 50

The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. has received a solar score of . Below is a description for each area of the graph:

    • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
    • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
    • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

Sources for Connecticut

Connecticut produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

  • In 2016, more natural gas was used to heat Connecticut homes than nuclear power.
  • Connecticut receives its natural gas from interstate pipelines
  • Biomass fuels 3/5 of Connecticut’s renewable energy production
  • Coal production has dropped from 10% a decade ago to less than 1% today


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