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Eversource SmartPREP

Eversource is excited to offer a great way to earn cash rewards while improving air quality.

Brought to you in partnership with Energize Connecticut.With Eversource SmartPREP (Peak Response Energy Program), you'll use a new or existing smart thermostat, as well as plugs and switches provided at no cost​, to help reduce energy use during times of high electricity demand.  

By enrolling the devices below, you'll earn cash incentives while doing your part to help improve air quality, protect the energy infrastructure and keep energy prices from rising.

And, if you need a smart thermostat, we will connect you with a way to save $100 off a new one.

More about ​SmartPREP, peak response periods and incentives is available, or you can ​start enrolling your equipment below.

Enroll Your Equipment Today

Which type of equipment would you like to enroll in SmartPREP? If you have any questions about the program and enrollment, please call us at 888-354-2602.

Enroll Your Smart Thermostat - Full Enrolled

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your smart thermostat. Unfortunately, we are not accepting any additional customers at this time.

Monitor and control the temperature in your home and change the temperature remotely from your smart phone or other web-based devices with a smart thermostat.

If you already own one of the eligible smart thermostats below, enrolling in SmartPREP is a quick click away.

You can also purchase one of the eligible models below, and receive a $100 rebate through Energize Connecticut's Home Energy Solutions program. Schedule an in-home energy assessment, including additional on-the-spot  money-saving energy improvements, by visiting the Energize CT website.

When you enroll you will earn a $25 enrollment incentive.  Receive another $25 for participating in the 2017 summer season and an additional $25 when you participate in the 2018 summer season.

Choose from one of the following eligible smart thermostat models. Please note additional models might be added at a later date.

Ecobee

Ecobee Smart Thermostat

Honeywell - RTH9580WF

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Honeywell - Wi-Fi 9000

9000-tstat


Honeywell - RTH8580WF/TH8320WF

8580-tstat

Honeywell - VisionPRO Wi-Fi

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Honeywell - RTH6580WF/TH6320WF

6580-tstat


Nest

Nest Smart Thermostat

Room Air Conditioner - Fully Enrolled

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your room air conditioner. Unfortunately, we are not accepting any additional customers at this time.

When you add a smart plug to your room or window air conditioner, you gain convenience and control. You can change the temperature settings from any web-based device, such as a smart phone. No more worries about leaving the air conditioner on when you leave home. 

With SmartPREP, you receive a free smart plug for each air conditioner in your home.  Plus, you earn $20 in cash rewards. You may even save energy—and money—by eliminating excess use.

 Enrollment is easy:

  • Determine how many smart plugs you need based on the number of room air conditioners you use in your home.
  • You will be shipped a self-install kit with instructions to install your smart plugs.  Once installed, the smart plugs will allow Eversource to temporarily change your temperature setting during demand reduction events.

Electric Water Heaters - Fully Enrolled

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your electric water heater. Unfortunately, we are not accepting any additional customers at this time.

Your water heater offers a great opportunity to reduce energy peaks without inconveniencing your summer lifestyle.

Once you enroll your electric water heater, a qualified contractor  will contact you to professionally install the smart switch in your home – at no cost to you.

Once installed, the smart switch will allow Eversource to temporarily turn the equipment off during demand reduction events earning you $20 in the process.

Pool Pump - Fully Enrolled

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your pool pump. Unfortunately, we are not accepting any additional customers at this time.

Your pool pump can run anytime and that makes it a good option for SmartPREP. It is one summertime piece of equipment that can be deferred to an off-peak time of day.

Once you enroll your pool pump, a qualified contractor  will contact you to professionally install the smart switch– at no cost to you.

Once installed, the smart switch allows Eversource to temporarily turn the equipment off during demand reduction events – and you will earn $20 as a result.