Retail Unbundling - Connecticut

Status: The state has no unbundled service programs for residential customers.

Overview: No retail unbundling program is being actively considered at this time by either the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC) or the state legislature. Industrial and commercial customers have been able to receive unbundled service from local distribution companies (LDCs) since April 1996. There are no minimum volume requirements for industrial or commercial customers that want this service.

EIA State Data: In 2000, Connecticut had 458,388 residential and 52,384 commercial customers. They consumed 42 and 49 billion cubic feet of natural gas, respectively. The average prices paid for natural gas purchased from LDCs by residential and commercial customers were $11.43 and $6.62 per thousand cubic feet, respectively. The average city gate price in Connecticut was $6.73 per thousand cubic feet.

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File Last modified: 06/14/2002