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United Illuminating (UI) Bill

Updated: 06/16/2020

Understanding your United Illuminating Bill

Reading Your United Illuminating Bill

As a United Illuminating customer in Connecticut, you have Energy Choice. This gives you the ability to compare electricity rates and choose the best one for you. It is 100% free to do and only takes a few minutes. Here are the top plans available for UI customers.

Connecticut

Price to Compare 9.37¢

The electricity utility's price for electricity supply expressed as a price per kWh, to be used to contrast prices with competitive suppliers.

Best Electricity Rates
ProviderPlan NameLengthRate Per kWhSign Up
Constellation
6 Month Home Power Plan
6 Mo.7.69¢
Save 18%
Select
Starion Energy
EcoGreen Secure
18 Mo.8.29¢
Save 12%
Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 18
18 Mo.8.49¢
Save 10%
Select
Constellation
36 Month Electricity PowerPlug
36 Mo.8.59¢
Save 9%
Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter 36
36 Mo.8.69¢
Save 8%
Select
PlanRate Per kWh
Constellation
6 Month Home Power Plan

6 Months
7.69¢
Select
Starion Energy
EcoGreen Secure

18 Months
8.29¢
Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 18

18 Months
8.49¢
Select
Constellation
36 Month Electricity PowerPlug

36 Months
8.59¢
Select
Direct Energy
Live Brighter 36

36 Months
8.69¢
Select
  • 100% Renewable Sources
  • Smart Home System Included
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Switching United Illuminating Electricity Providers

To switch United Illuminating electricity providers, you will need three items on your electric bill:

Account Number
  1. UI Account Number: Your 14 digit account number can be found at the top of your UI bill.
  2. Customer Name Key: Your UI customer name key is the first four letters of your last name and can be found under the “Your Account Information” heading on your UI electric bill.
  3. POD ID Number: Your 13 digit United Illuminating (UI) POD ID Number can be found under the “New Charges & Credits heading on your United Illuminating (UI) Bill

Compare United Illuminating Electricity Rates

Once you have found your UI account number, customer name key and POD ID number go to the top right of the page and use our compare and switch tool. All you have to do to start comparing United Illuminating electricity providers is type your ZIP Code into the Rate Comparison Tool and click get rates. You will then find a number of electricity providers, rates and plans you can choose from.

Lower your United Illuminating Electric Bill

After you have compared your UI electricity options and have found a electricity plan that you want to switch to click select and start entering your information. This is when you will need your United Illuminating account number, POD ID number and customer name key.

Your new provider will contact United Illuminating (UI) about your switch.

Other Ways to find your United Illuminating Account Information

Still having trouble finding your account information? To get your account number, POD ID number and customer name key you can also: