WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Manchester

Connecticut

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The State of Electricity in Manchester

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

Average monthly bill

January

$149

February

$126lowest

March

$145

April

$155

May

$160

June

$226

July

$352highest

August

$339

September

$211

October

$170

November

$191

December

$129

Carbon Emissions

420 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

833 kWh

Where does Manchester’s electricity come from?

Manchester's energy comes from Natural Gas, Nuclear, Petroleum, Solar, and Hydroelectric. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 49% of Manchester's energy. Nuclear is the second largest source, making up 45%. Petroleum provides 3% of the energy in Manchester. Solar provides 2% of the energy in Manchester. Hydroelectric provides 1% of the energy in Manchester.

49%

Natural Gas

45%

Nuclear

3%

Petroleum

2%

Solar

1%

Hydroelectric

Solar energy in Manchester

The state of solar in Manchester

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

672 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$15,107

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 Manchester 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.

Energy Efficiency Incentives in Manchester

incentivesavingsutility 
Heat Pump Water Heaters$400Eversource (CT)See Details
Heat Pump Water Heaters$750Eversource (CT)See Details
Windows, Doors, and Skylights$100/windowEversource (CT)See Details
Light Bulbsup to $2.67Eversource (CT)See Details
Light BulbsUp to $9.00Eversource (CT)See Details
Light BulbsUp to $2.64Eversource (CT)See Details
Smart Thermostats$85Eversource (CT)See Details
Light BulbsUp to $5.50Eversource (CT)See Details

Electricity Providers in Manchester

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

Utilities in Manchester

Eversource Energy - Connecticut

Eversource Energy - Connecticut Rates

Eversource Energy - Connecticut has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Rate 7 - Residential Time-Of-Day Electric ServiceTOU10¢ to 20¢
Rate 7 - Residential Time-Of-Day Electric ServiceTOU22¢ to 34¢

Eversource Energy - Connecticut Electricity Plans in Manchester

The price to compare for Eversource Energy - Connecticut is 13.82¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 833 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapestcheapest 12 months
See Details
13.19¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
14.09¢18 monthsChoose Plan

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