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Looking for cheap electricity rates in Bristol Connecticut? Good call. Your Eversource rate increased 100% in January. And while their rates have fallen in July 2023, you can still get a good deal from an alternate supplier.

Residential Electricity Rates in Bristol CT

Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
Direct Energy Live Brighter 13 13 12.29 ¢
Constellation 36 Month Home Power Plan 36 12.49 ¢
Direct Energy Live Brighter 12 12 12.99 ¢
Constellation 24 Month Home Power Plan 24 12.99 ¢
Direct Energy Live Brighter 18 18 13.79 ¢

Eversource Connecticut residential electricity rate is 13.82¢ per kWh. You can switch your electricity provider in Bristol, keep the same billing company you’ve always known, and cut your bill. And if the utility rate drops back down later? Switch back with no penalty.

Compare Electricity Rates for 06010 Zip Code

How to Find the Best Home Electricity Rate in Bristol CT

The official state shopping site for competitive offers is called EnergizeCT. But the faster way to shop is with ElectricityPlans.

Time needed: 10 minutes

How to find best cheap electricity rates in Bristol CT 06010

  1. Get a copy of your electricity bill.

    Get a copy of your bill before you shop. You’ll want to take a look at your usage. And you’ll need your account number to enroll.

  2. Search electricity rates by zip code.

  3. Sort results by “Sort Low to High” to have the cheapest electricity plan at the top.

  4. Review electricity plan details.

    Find the cheapest electricity plan for your home and sign up. Shopping for electricity in Connecticut is very simple and favors you, the consumer. There is no early termination penalty allowed in Connecticut residential electricity. So it doesn’t matter if the plan you choose is 12, 24 or 36 months long. Just pick the cheapest.

  5. Sign up for your new electricity supplier.

    Find the electricity plan that makes sense for your home, then click to enroll on the supplier’s website. You’ll notice your new supplier as a line item on your bill in 1-2 billing cycles.

FAQs About Bristol CT Electricity Rates

What happens after I switch electricity company in Bristol?

Thanks to deregulation, you have choices for your electricity supplier in Connecticut. Your utility, Eversource, will continue to respond in emergencies, read your meter and issue your bill. Your supplier will coordinate with them to show your new electricity rate on your bill. You will keep paying Eversource for your electricity. So all that changes is a different rate!

What’s the difference between Bristol electricity rates and Bristol electricity prices?

There’s no difference between Bristol CT electricity rates vs. electricity prices. They both refer to the price you pay for every kilowatt hour you use. You may also hear people talk about shopping for a new electricity plan. An electricity plan is made up of an electricity rate, the term of your contract, the details of your contract.

How do electricity rates in CT compare to rates across the US?

According to EIA.gov, the average electricity price in Connecticut is 28.84¢ per kWh (September 2022). The average price of electricity across the USA is 16.32¢ per kWh. That means residential electricity in Connecticut is 76% more expensive than the average price in the USA.

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