Utility costs rise in Meriden

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

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Winter Heating in Meriden rises from $749.51 last year to $1,001.70 this winter!

This winter, heating costs in Meriden are expected to increase to around $166.95 each month or an average of $1,001.70 for the whole season . Compare this to an average of $124.92 last winter or $749.51 for the season. The average Meriden consumer can expect to pay around $42.03 more per month or $252.19 more this season.

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What happens in a HES-IE energy audit?

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!)

Meriden Heating Costs by Fuel Type

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

Meriden Electric bills increase by $83.19

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $83.19 more this winter season. At least 3870 Meriden homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Meriden resident spend on electric heating bills this winter?

Electric heating will cost nine hundred thirty-five dollars seventy cents ($935.7) in Meriden this year, that's an average of $one hundred fifty-five dollars ninety-four cents ($155.95) per winter month. This is in comparison to eight hundred fifty-two dollars fifty-one cents ($852.51) last winter. That's a eighty-three dollars nineteen cents ($83.19).

Meriden Fuel Oil bills increase by $269.39

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Fuel oil heated homes will pay an average of $269.39 more this winter season. At least 10269 Meriden homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Meriden household spend on fuel oil heating bills this winter?

Fuel oil heating will cost one thousand six dollars twenty-three cents ($1,006.23) in Meriden this year, that's an average of $one hundred sixty-seven dollars seventy cents ($167.7) per winter month. This is in comparison to seven hundred thirty-six dollars eighty-three cents ($736.83) last winter. That's a two hundred sixty-nine dollars thirty-nine cents ($269.39).

Meriden Natural Gas bills increase by $425.06

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $425.06 more this winter season. At least 10400 Meriden homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Meriden home spend on natural gas heating bills this winter?

Natural Gas heating will cost eight hundred sixty-eight dollars forty-two cents ($868.42) in Meriden this year, that's an average of $one hundred forty-four dollars seventy-four cents ($144.74) per winter month. This is in comparison to four hundred forty-three dollars thirty-six cents ($443.36) last winter. That's a four hundred twenty-five dollars six cents ($425.06).

Meriden Propane bills increase by $231.13

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $231.13 more this winter season. At least 662 Meriden homes will be affected by the increase

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

Propane heating will cost one thousand one hundred ninety-six dollars forty-five cents ($1,196.45) in Meriden this year, that's an average of $one hundred ninety-nine dollars forty-one cents ($199.41) per winter month. This is in comparison to eight hundred fifty-two dollars fifty-one cents ($965.32) last winter. That's a eighty-three dollars nineteen cents ($231.13).

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This winter, energy efficient Meriden homes will save roughly $96.22 and $415.93.

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.

Meriden homes using electricity as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $261.8 and $415.93. That's between $43.63 and $69.32 each month!

In other words, more efficient electrically heated homes pay only $673.9 and the most efficient pay around $519.77 instead of about $935.7 for the entire winter season.

Meriden homes that use natural gas as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $96.22 and $192.98 just in this winter season. That's between $16.04 and $32.16 each month!

In other words, more efficient natural gas heated homes pay only $772.2 and the most efficient pay around $675.43 instead of about $868.42 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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