The United Illuminating Company - Summer Savers Rewards (Connecticut)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

Name The United Illuminating Company - Summer Savers Rewards
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Varies according to how much energy the customer conserves relative to summer 2006

Start Date 2007-07-01
Expiration Date 2007-09-30

Maximum Incentive 20% off summer 2007 electric bill

Program Administrator The United Illuminating Company
Date added to DSIRE 2007-07-05
Last DSIRE Review 2007-10-08

References DSIRE[1]


HB 7432, signed in June 2007, requires Connecticut's two investor-owned electric utility companies to offer an electricty conservation program during the summer of 2007. The program compares a customer's electricity usage during the period from July 1, 2007 to September 30, 2007 to their usage during the same time period in 2006, and rewards customers who acheive a reduction of at least 10%. The comparison must be adjusted accordingly for weather differences between the two years, and the customer must have resided in the same dwelling for both years.

Successful participants will receive a credit on their electric bills for a certain percentage determined by the amount of savings they achieve. For customers who reduce their usage by 10%, a 10% credit will be awarded. Similarly, a savings of 15% will earn a 15% credit, and a 20% reduction will be rewarded with a 20% credit. Credits will appear on customer's electric bills for October 2007.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: HB 7432 (Sec. 119)
Date Effective 2007-07-01
Date Enacted 2007-06-04
Expiration Date 2007-09-30

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department The United Illuminating Company

Address 157 Church St

Place New Haven, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06510


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"