Operations: Generation / Wholesale
Employees: ~ 45
Total: 1,427 MW
Listing by Fuel Type:
Gas: 2 facilities @ 1,427 (MW net capacity)
Key Third Party Organizations
- New England Power Generators Association (NEPGA)
- Connecticut Power and Energy Society
- Stop the Millstone Payout
Vistra Assets in State
Facilities Map (click to enlarge):
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Connecticut is a part of ISO-New England (ISO-NE) along with Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire. ISO-NE acts as the system operator for the region, managing the various wholesale, ancillary and capacity markets. Retail competition exists in Connecticut and is managed at a state level.
- ISO New England (ISO-NE)
Competition Enabler & Key Statute(s):
- Legislative – Electric competition was enabled by PA 98-28, which was passed in May 1992.
- Statute(s) – 220 ILCS 5 Public Utilities Act.
Utility Territories with Retail Competition:
- United Illuminating
- Eversource Energy
Retail Competition Background:
- The competitive system has a price cap to ensure consumers’ rates won’t “skyrocket” due to increasing gas prices. All energy suppliers (CT’s version of REPs) are required to provide a portion of their power from renewable sources.
- Retail rates (note rates do not include delivery charges):
- Average: 11.6 cents / kWh (average of 41 different fixed rate, 12 month offers)
- Min: 8.00 cents / kWh (Ambit Energy, 22.5% renewable, 12-month term)
- Max: 14.35 cents / kWh (Liberty Power 100% renewable plan, 12-month term)
- Utility Offers (2017)