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  • Written By: Rebecca Bridges
  • Edited By: Shannon Bedrich

  • Southington CT residents and business owners have options for their electricity supply by shopping for an electricity supplier. Thanks to deregulation in Connecticut, you can compare rates from any of the approved energy suppliers to the Eversource utility rate and find the best rate.

    You can find the lowest electricity rates in Southington CT by shopping online using EnergizeCT or a shopping site like ElectricityPlans.com.

    Deregulation in Southington CT – Utility vs. Supplier

    Electricity in CT is deregulated. That means you can purchase your electricity supply from your utility, Eversource Connecticut, or from an energy supplier licensed by the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. (PURA).

    If you purchase your electricity from Eversource, you’ll pay the standard service rate, which changes twice a year on January 1st and July 1st.

    July 1 – December 31, 2024, the Eversource Standard Service rate (Rate 1 and Rate 5) is 8.995¢ per kWh.

    Compare that to the rates below from suppliers. These are fixed rate plans where your rate won’t change for the term of your contract agreement.

    Curious about what Eversource rates have been? Check this Eversource rate history.

    Residential Electricity Rates in Southington CT

    Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
    Constellation 24 Month Home Power Plan 24 8.79 ¢
    Constellation 12 Month Home Power Plan 12 9.29 ¢
    Direct Energy Live Brighter 6 6 11.09 ¢
    Direct Energy Live Brighter 24 24 12.59 ¢

    Compare Southington Electricity Rates by Zip Code

    How to Find the Best Electricity Rate in Southington CT

    Connecticut has its own shopping site with supplier offers, called EnergizeCT. But the faster way to shop is with ElectricityPlans.com.

    Time needed: 10 minutes

    How to find best cheap electricity rates in Southington

    1. Get a copy of your electricity bill.

      You’ll need your utility account number from your bill once you find the right CT electricity supplier.

    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.

      Plan details include the electricity rate, term of contract and type of contract. Only fixed rate electricity plans are available in Connecticut. The term of the contract doesn’t matter for residential electricity, since you can cancel at any time without penalty. Go for the plan with the cheapest electricity rate in your area.

    5. Switch to your new electricity provider.

      Find the electricity plan that makes sense for your home, then enroll.


    FAQs About Southington CT Electricity Rates

    If I switch suppliers, is there a change in reliability for my electricity?

    There is no change in reliability when you switch electricity providers in Connecticut. Your utility company (Eversource or UI) will still read your meter, respond in case of an electrical emergency and send you your bill.

    What’s the process to switch electricity providers in Connecticut?

    Thanks to deregulation, you have the right to choose your electricity supplier in Connecticut. Once you shop for your electricity and pick a supplier, simply complete the enrollment process online or over the phone. There’s no need to contact your utility company to let them know you have switched. They will receive notice and the switch happens automatically in one to 2 billing cycles. Once the process is complete, you’ll find a line item on your bill listing your new supplier and energy supply rate.

    About Rebecca Bridges

    Rebecca Bridges has worked in deregulated energy markets since 2001. As chief marketing officer for ElectricityPlans, she focuses on helping consumers save on their electricity bills and find the best electricity plans. Outside of work, Rebecca uses her marketing experience to support dog rescue and can often be found hiking or biking local trails.

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