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Stamford Electricity Rates

Updated: 11/10/2020

Connecticut has one of the highest energy costs in the nation due to various factors, including taxes, wages, air quality standards, aging power plants and a lack of indigenous fuel sources, according to the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA).In an effort to decrease their outrageous costs, households and businesses across Connecticut have saved on their electricity bills by taking advantage of electric choice that comes about throughelectricity deregulation.

Comparing providers has become second nature to residents of Stamford. Instead of automatically using United Illuminating or Eversource Energy (CL&P) for their electricity distribution, residents can choose from green electricity suppliers, cheaper providers, and companies who offer various incentives.

Shop Electricity Rates in Stamford, CT

Featured rates for Eversource Energy (CL&P) and United Illuminating customers in Stamford, CT. For all rates in your area, enter your ZIP Code at the top of the page.

Connecticut
Best Electricity Rates
ProviderPlan NameLengthRate Per kWhSign Up
Constellation
36 Month Home Power Plan
36 Mo.13.79¢Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter 36
36 Mo.17.09¢Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 12
12 Mo.19.19¢Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 18
18 Mo.20.39¢Select
PlanRate Per kWh
Constellation
36 Month Home Power Plan

36 Months
13.79¢
Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter 36

36 Months
17.09¢
Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 12

12 Months
19.19¢
Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 18

18 Months
20.39¢
Select
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    Comparing Stamford Electricity Providers

    If you are resident of Stamford, comparing electricity rates is simple. At the of the page you will find our free Rate Comparison Tool. Type in your ZIP Code, click “search” and choose your utility. Now you will see a number of providers and Stamford electricity rates to choose from.

    You might be unsure about how to decide between a big signup bonus and a low rate. At this point, you need to think about the length of the contract you're signing. Some companies require no contract (and impose no penalties for leaving), while others want you to sign a one or two year agreement. Whatever rate structure the company is advertising, think about the fact that you'll have to pay this rate for the duration of your contract. And if you're getting a great signup bonus, double check to make sure it's worth the commitment.

    Variable-rate contracts change from month-to-month and are based on market conditions. The alternative is a fixed-rate contract, which doesn't vary along with the market. This type of planlock in one rate for thedurationof your contract, avoiding price fluctuations. The choice is up to you.

    Switch Stamford Electricity Rates

    Now that you have chosen an electricity provider, you can switch electricity rates in minutes. Sign up online through ElectricityRates.com’s safe and secure process. It only requires some basic information from your Eversource or United Illuminating Bill and takes a few minutes. After you switch, your chosen provider will take care of the rest and your new plan will come into effect in one or two billing cycles.