WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Hamden

Connecticut

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The State of Electricity in Hamden

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

Average monthly bill

January

$110lowest

February

$130

March

$155

April

$184

May

$189

June

$252

July

$413highest

August

$346

September

$224

October

$210

November

$219

December

$166

Carbon Emissions

406 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

804 kWh

Where does Hamden’s electricity come from?

Hamden's energy comes from Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar, and Hydroelectric. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 61% of Hamden's energy. Nuclear is the second largest source, making up 36%. Solar provides 2% of the energy in Hamden. Hydroelectric provides 1% of the energy in Hamden.

61%

Natural Gas

36%

Nuclear

2%

Solar

1%

Hydroelectric

Solar energy in Hamden

The state of solar in Hamden

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

648 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$14,266

Average system cost

(after federal incentive)

7 years

Payback period

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Net Metering Available

Get paid for the extra solar you produce

Net metering policies in Hamden 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 Hamden

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

Utilities in Hamden

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 ServiceFixed13¢
Residential Service Time-of-UseTOU18¢ to 33¢
Residential Service Time-of-UseTOU8¢ to 19¢
Residential ServiceFixed25¢

United Illuminating Company Electricity Plans in Hamden

The price to compare for United Illuminating Company is 17.06¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 804 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Term Optimized Live Brighter 9

cheapestcheapest <12 months
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10.49¢9 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
12.09¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapest 12 months
12.59¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 36

12.79¢36 monthsChoose Plan

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