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Electricity in
New Britain


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The State of Electricity in New Britain

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

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Carbon Emissions

427 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

845 kWh

Where does New Britain’s electricity come from?

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


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Solar energy in New Britain

The state of solar in New Britain

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

704 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system


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 New Britain 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 New Britain

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 New Britain

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

Utilities in New Britain

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 New Britain

The price to compare for Eversource Energy - Connecticut is 13.82¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 845 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapestcheapest 12 months
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13.19¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
14.09¢18 monthsChoose Plan

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