WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Derby

Connecticut

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The State of Electricity in Derby

Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Derby

Average monthly bill

January

$236

February

$233

March

$212

April

$175lowest

May

$206

June

$271

July

$460highest

August

$318

September

$250

October

$198

November

$198

December

$224

Carbon Emissions

424 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

840 kWh

Where does Derby’s electricity come from?

Derby's energy comes from Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar, and Hydroelectric. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 52% of Derby's energy. Nuclear is the second largest source, making up 43%. Solar provides 4% of the energy in Derby. Hydroelectric provides 1% of the energy in Derby.

52%

Natural Gas

43%

Nuclear

4%

Solar

1%

Hydroelectric

Solar energy in Derby

The state of solar in Derby

Solar power is on the rise, helping homeowners save on their electricity bills and power their homes sustainably.

743 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$14,873

Average system cost

(after federal incentive)

7 years

Payback period

Learn More about solar
Net Metering Available

Get paid for the extra solar you produce

Net metering policies in Derby can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.

Electricity Providers in Derby

There are a variety of electricity plans available to residents of Derby. The following companies provide electricity plans in the city:

Utilities in Derby

United Illuminating Company

United Illuminating Company Rates

United Illuminating Company has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential Service Time-of-UseTOU18¢ to 33¢
Residential ServiceFixed13¢
Residential ServiceFixed25¢
Residential Service Time-of-UseTOU8¢ to 19¢

United Illuminating Company Electricity Plans in Derby

The price to compare for United Illuminating Company is 11.91¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 840 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapestcheapest 13+ months
12.39¢18 monthsChoose Plan

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