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WalletHub study finds Connecticut is the most energy-expensive state

The Nutmeg State has the second highest home heating oil costs and the third highest monthly electric costs.


When it comes to energy costs, Connecticut can be an expensive place to live – and a new wallet hub energy study electric cost connecticutstudy by WalletHub identified the Nutmeg State as the most energy-expensive state, with an average monthly energy bill of $380.

The WalletHub study found Connecticut had the nation’s second-highest home heating oil costs ($76 per month) and the third-highest monthly electric costs ($166 per month). But residents using natural gas were somewhat luckier, as the state placed 19th with an average $39 per month natural gas cost.

Outside of the home, Connecticut ranked 35th for monthly motor fuel costs, with an average of $99 per month.

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Phil Hall's writing for Westfair Communications has earned multiple awards from the Connecticut Press Club and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. He is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News and the author of 10 books (including the 2020 release "Moby Dick: The Radio Play" and the upcoming "Jesus Christ Movie Star," both published by BearManor Media). He is also the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," co-host of the WAPJ-FM talk show "Nutmeg Chatter" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog, Profit Confidential, The MReport and StockNews.com. Outside of journalism, he is also a horror movie actor - usually playing the creepy villain who gets badly killed at the end of each film.


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