Eversource Gas Delivery Rate Change

An adjustment to the Eversource gas delivery rate will go into affect on March 1, 2021 for Residential Heating, Non-Heating, Multi-Dwelling, Small C&I, Medium C&I and Large C&I customers.

This is the final rate adjustment from a three-year rate increase approved by the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) in 2018.

This rate adjustment allows us to continue investing in our gas system—replacing aging cast-iron and bare-steel pipes and further modernizing the distribution system to minimize service interruptions.

Starting with your March 2021 bill, you will see a delivery rate adjustment as well as an adjusted Customer Service Charge.

How much is the increase?

Your actual bill impact will depends on your rate class, weather conditions and the amount of energy you use.

An average residential Rate 2 heating customer uses 100 cubic feet (Ccf) in March. At this usage level, you would see a $4.61 or 2.8% bill increase. 

Here are the total average annual increases based on the type of rate you may be on:

Rate Type Total Average Increase
Residential Non-Heating (Rate 1) 3.45%
Residential Heating (Rate 2) 2.3%
Residential Multi-Dwelling (Rate 3) 1.67%
Business Small C&I (Rate 10) 2.18%
Business Medium C&I (Rate 20) 1.84%
Business Large C&I (Rate 30) 1.58%
The monthly fixed customer charge is not dependent on usage. This is a fixed charge that covers costs related to metering, billing and account maintenance.
Monthly Fixed Customer Charge Old Rate New Rate Increase
Residential Non-Heating $19.50 $20.50 $1
Residential Heating $16  $17 $1

We know that this winter will be especially challenging, as more people keep their thermostats up to stay warm while working and studying from home, and we’re here to help, even if you’ve never asked for help before. We have special payment and assistance programs and ways to help lower your energy use and bill.

Call us at 800-438-2278. We can guide you through finding the right assistance program and help you with ways to lower your bill. We’ll work with you one-on-one to find the right option for you.

Increased usage affects both the supply and delivery charges on your bill. We know that this winter will be especially challenging, as more people keep their thermostats up to stay warm while working and studying from home.

We're here to help and encourage you to take advantage of our energy efficiency programs. You can also take advantage of energy-saving tips and deep discounts on energy efficient solutions like smart thermostats, up to 100 percent off insulation and more.