WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Shelton

Connecticut

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The State of Electricity in Shelton

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

Average monthly bill

January

$163

February

$144lowest

March

$168

April

$199

May

$187

June

$253

July

$416highest

August

$347

September

$227

October

$211

November

$223

December

$184

Carbon Emissions

425 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

843 kWh

Where does Shelton’s electricity come from?

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

61%

Natural Gas

36%

Nuclear

2%

Solar

1%

Hydroelectric

Solar energy in Shelton

The state of solar in Shelton

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

791 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$14,916

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 Shelton 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 Shelton

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

Utilities in Shelton

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

United Illuminating Company Electricity Plans in Shelton

The price to compare for United Illuminating Company is 17.06¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 843 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapestcheapest 13+ months
See Details
12.09¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapest 12 months
12.59¢12 monthsChoose Plan

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