Winter heating costs rise in Colchester

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

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Winter Heating in Colchester rises from $1,236.85 last year to $1,653.02 this winter!

This winter, heating expenditures in Colchester are expected to increase to around $275.5 each month or an average of $1,653.02 for the whole season . Compare this to an average of $206.14 last winter or $1,236.85 for the season. The average Colchester household can expect to pay around $69.36 more per month or $416.17 more this season.

Colchester Heating Costs by Fuel Type

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

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Colchester Electric bills increase by $137.29

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $137.29 more this winter season. At least 580 Colchester homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Colchester household spend on electric heating bills this winter?

Electric heating will cost one thousand five hundred forty-four dollars eleven cents ($1,544.11) in Colchester this year, that's an average of $two hundred fifty-seven dollars thirty-five cents ($257.35) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand four hundred six dollars eighty-two cents ($1,406.82) last winter. That's a one hundred thirty-seven dollars twenty-nine cents ($137.29).

Colchester Fuel Oil bills increase by $444.56

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Fuel oil heated homes will pay an average of $444.56 more this winter season. At least 3914 Colchester homes will be affected by the increase

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

Fuel oil heating will cost one thousand six hundred sixty dollars forty-nine cents ($1,660.49) in Colchester this year, that's an average of $two hundred seventy-six dollars seventy-five cents ($276.75) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand two hundred fifteen dollars ninety-three cents ($1215.93) last winter. That's a four hundred forty-four dollars fifty-six cents ($444.56).

Colchester Natural Gas bills increase by $701.43

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $701.43 more this winter season. At least 121 Colchester homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Colchester household spend on natural gas heating bills this winter?

Natural Gas heating will cost one thousand four hundred thirty-three dollars seven cents ($1,433.07) in Colchester this year, that's an average of $two hundred thirty-eight dollars eighty-five cents ($238.85) per winter month. This is in comparison to seven hundred thirty-one dollars sixty-four cents ($731.64) last winter. That's a seven hundred one dollars forty-three cents ($701.43).

Colchester Propane bills increase by $381.41

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $381.41 more this winter season. At least 948 Colchester homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Colchester resident spend on propane heating bills this winter?

Propane heating will cost one thousand nine hundred seventy-four dollars forty cents ($1,974.40) in Colchester this year, that's an average of $three hundred twenty-nine dollars seven cents ($329.07) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand four hundred six dollars eighty-two cents ($1,592.99) last winter. That's a one hundred thirty-seven dollars twenty-nine cents ($381.41).

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This winter, energy efficient Colchester homes will save about $158.78 and $686.38.

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Colchester homes using electricity as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $432.03 and $686.38. That's between $72.01 and $114.4 each month!

In other words, more efficient electrically heated homes pay only $1,112.08 and the most efficient pay around $857.73 instead of about $1,544.11 for the entire winter season.

Colchester homes that use natural gas as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $158.78 and $318.46 just in this winter season. That's between $26.46 and $53.08 each month!

In other words, more efficient natural gas heated homes pay only $1,274.29 and the most efficient pay around $1,114.61 instead of about $1,433.07 for the entire winter season.

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

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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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