Connecticut Households in CL&P and UI Can Lower their Electric Rate by 10% by Making an Active Choice of Electric Supply

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By using a smart online service,, customers can switch to a new low rate online in less than 5 minutes.

A recent comparison done by shows that households in Connecticut (serviced by CL&P or UI) can save 10% on their electric supply by doing a simple online service transfer.

An average household could save a little more $100 in one year and a large household could save several hundreds each year.

With deregulation the market for electric supply has opened up and many suppliers offer the same electricity at a lower rate.

"Everyone should switch electric supply, There is really no reason not too. We believe it is just a matter of time until most people have made their first switch," says Theresa Garcia, manager at has created an online service that makes it easy for consumers to switch supplier online. With most major electric suppliers under one roof the customer can easily navigate through different rates and select the electric supply best suited for their needs.

About the deregulated CT electric market:
There are two utility companies in Connecticut - Connecticut Light and Power and United Illuminating. The utility company handles distribution and service should there be a power outage or an emergency. The supply portion of the bill is deregulated - this is what customers change when they switch to a lower rate. At the end of the day, the only thing the customer will physically notice is a new rate (and provider name) on their utility bill.

To learn more and switch supply online, visit:

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