After recent power failures many energy customers in Connecticut are looking for alternative power companies to buy their electricity from after Connecticut Light & Power has been slow to respond to power outages.
Because Connecticut has a deregulated electricity market, which allows customers the ability to shop and compare competitive electric rates, consumers are not forced to have to buy their power from Connecticut Light & Power. The recent power failures in the state are helping educated consumers on their energy choices.
CL&P customers who have not shopped for electricity pay a default rate with the utility. Competitive power rates that are lower than the default rate will result in electric bill savings. Here are some current competitive electric rates from alternative power companies in the state of Connecticut: