Utility costs rise in Hartford

Find out how much Hartford heating bills may go up this winter (and what you can do about it!).

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Winter Heating in Hartford rises from $804.15 last year to $1,074.73 this winter!

This winter, heating costs in Hartford are expected to increase to around $179.12 each month or an average of $1,074.73 for the whole season . Compare this to an average of $134.03 last winter or $804.15 for the season. The average Hartford resident can expect to pay around $45.1 more per month or $270.58 more this season.

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A "Home Energy Solutions" energy audit provides expert diagnostics, upgrade recommendations and weatherization services. The service also qualifies you for advantageous Energize CT rebates and financial incentives to improve your energy efficiency and home comfort. The average participating household receives $1,800 in value from a single 4-6 hour visit. (Average of $1,350 labor & service value + $450 annual energy savings!)

Hartford Heating Costs by Fuel Type

The averages above take into account the different heat sources used in Hartford home. The fuel type used to warm your dwelling affects the price you pay. Let's look at Hartford heating bills based on fuel type.

Hartford Electric bills increase by $89.26

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $89.26 more this winter season. At least 10083 Hartford homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Hartford home spend on electric heating bills this winter?

Electric heating will cost one thousand three dollars ninety-two cents ($1,003.92) in Hartford this year, that's an average of $one hundred sixty-seven dollars thirty-two cents ($167.32) per winter month. This is in comparison to nine hundred fourteen dollars sixty-six cents ($914.66) last winter. That's a eighty-nine dollars twenty-six cents ($89.26).

Hartford Fuel Oil bills increase by $289.04

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Fuel oil heated homes will pay an average of $289.04 more this winter season. At least 4980 Hartford homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Hartford resident spend on fuel oil heating bills this winter?

Fuel oil heating will cost one thousand seventy-nine dollars fifty-eight cents ($1,079.59) in Hartford this year, that's an average of $one hundred seventy-nine dollars ninety-three cents ($179.93) per winter month. This is in comparison to seven hundred ninety dollars fifty-five cents ($790.55) last winter. That's a two hundred eighty-nine dollars four cents ($289.04).

Hartford Natural Gas bills increase by $456.05

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $456.05 more this winter season. At least 30058 Hartford homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Hartford resident spend on natural gas heating bills this winter?

Natural Gas heating will cost nine hundred thirty-one dollars seventy-three cents ($931.73) in Hartford this year, that's an average of $one hundred fifty-five dollars twenty-nine cents ($155.29) per winter month. This is in comparison to four hundred seventy-five dollars sixty-eight cents ($475.68) last winter. That's a four hundred fifty-six dollars five cents ($456.05).

Hartford Propane bills increase by $247.98

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $247.98 more this winter season. At least 970 Hartford homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Hartford household spend on propane heating bills this winter?

Propane heating will cost one thousand two hundred eighty-three dollars sixty-eight cents ($1,283.68) in Hartford this year, that's an average of $two hundred thirteen dollars ninety-five cents ($213.95) per winter month. This is in comparison to nine hundred fourteen dollars sixty-six cents ($1,035.70) last winter. That's a eighty-nine dollars twenty-six cents ($247.98).

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This winter, energy efficient Hartford households will save roughly $103.23 and $446.26.

What happens in a HES energy audit?

Households participating in "Home Energy Solutions" energy audit receive  an average of $1,350 in value and $450 in annual energy savings from a single 4-6 hour visit. If you're income eligible, this service is free-of-charge! Otherwise, the co-pay is only $50 thanks to support provided by the state of Connecticut and our local utility companies.

Hartford homes using electricity as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $280.89 and $446.26. That's between $46.82 and $74.38 each month!

In other words, more efficient electrically heated homes pay only $723.03 and the most efficient pay around $557.66 instead of about $1,003.92 for the entire winter season.

Hartford homes that use natural gas as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $103.23 and $207.05 just in this winter season. That's between $17.21 and $34.51 each month!

In other words, more efficient natural gas heated homes pay only $828.5 and the most efficient pay around $724.68 instead of about $931.73 for the entire winter season.

(Based on Eversource Energy Calculator and Consumption & Price Data from the Energy Information administration)

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A "Home Energy Solutions" energy audit provides expert diagnostics, upgrade recommendations and weatherization services. The service also qualifies you for advantageous Energize CT rebates and financial incentives to improve your energy efficiency and home comfort. The average participating household receives $1,350 of value from weatherization services and saves an annual average of $450 on utility bills. All this, from single 4-6 hour visit.

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The data provided on this page is a set of estimates in order to provide to the best of our ability predictions as to what prices may look like in your city. There may be differences between what you see here and your actual bills. Though we do our best to constantly update and improve our predictive methods, the tool and data provided does not constitute legal or financial advice and we provide no warranties as to its accuracy. Please also conduct further research and consult your utility for details on your specific utility usage.

Next data update: March 25th 2022

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