Utility costs rise in Prospect

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

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Winter Heating in Prospect rises from $1,280.85 last year to $1,711.83 this winter!

This winter, heating expenditures in Prospect are expected to increase to around $285.31 each month or an average of $1,711.83 for the whole season . Compare this to an average of $213.48 last winter or $1,280.85 for the season. The average Prospect resident can expect to pay about $71.83 more per month or $430.98 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!)

Prospect Heating Costs by Fuel Type

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

Prospect Electric bills increase by $142.17

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $142.17 more this winter season. At least 217 Prospect homes will be affected by the increase

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

Electric heating will cost one thousand five hundred ninety-nine dollars five cents ($1,599.05) in Prospect this year, that's an average of $two hundred sixty-six dollars fifty-one cents ($266.51) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand four hundred fifty-six dollars eighty-eight cents ($1,456.88) last winter. That's a one hundred forty-two dollars sixteen cents ($142.17).

Prospect Fuel Oil bills increase by $460.38

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Fuel oil heated homes will pay an average of $460.38 more this winter season. At least 2386 Prospect homes will be affected by the increase

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

Fuel oil heating will cost one thousand seven hundred nineteen dollars fifty-seven cents ($1,719.57) in Prospect this year, that's an average of $two hundred eighty-six dollars sixty cents ($286.6) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand two hundred fifty-nine dollars twenty cents ($1259.2) last winter. That's a four hundred sixty dollars thirty-eight cents ($460.38).

Prospect Natural Gas bills increase by $726.39

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $726.39 more this winter season. At least 313 Prospect homes will be affected by the increase

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

Natural Gas heating will cost one thousand four hundred eighty-four dollars six cents ($1,484.06) in Prospect this year, that's an average of $two hundred forty-seven dollars thirty-four cents ($247.34) per winter month. This is in comparison to seven hundred fifty-seven dollars sixty-seven cents ($757.67) last winter. That's a seven hundred twenty-six dollars thirty-nine cents ($726.39).

Prospect Propane bills increase by $394.98

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $394.98 more this winter season. At least 260 Prospect homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Prospect home spend on propane heating bills this winter?

Propane heating will cost two thousand forty-four dollars sixty-five cents ($2,044.65) in Prospect this year, that's an average of $three hundred forty dollars seventy-seven cents ($340.77) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand four hundred fifty-six dollars eighty-eight cents ($1,649.67) last winter. That's a one hundred forty-two dollars sixteen cents ($394.98).

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This winter, energy efficient Prospect homes will save about $164.43 and $710.8.

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.

Prospect homes using electricity as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $447.4 and $710.8. That's between $74.57 and $118.47 each month!

In other words, more efficient electrically heated homes pay only $1,151.65 and the most efficient pay around $888.25 instead of about $1,599.05 for the entire winter season.

Prospect homes that use natural gas as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $164.43 and $329.79 just in this winter season. That's between $27.41 and $54.97 each month!

In other words, more efficient natural gas heated homes pay only $1,319.63 and the most efficient pay around $1,154.27 instead of about $1,484.06 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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