Your Electric Choice & Programs to Save Money



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Deb Polun answered a question about the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
Brenda Watson answered a question about assistance for energy bills.
Deb Polun answered a question about what programs are offered by utility companies.


AARP Connecticut hosted this Access Live event to discuss the availability of home utility assistance and energy efficiency programs. This event featured Nora Duncan, State Director, AARP Connecticut; Nicole Lacata Grant, Deputy Director, PURA Education, Outreach & Enforcement; Thomas Lopez, Director, PURA Education, Outreach & Enforcement; Deb Polun, Executive Director, Connecticut Association for Community Action; and Brenda Watson, Executive Director, Operation Fuel. There was discussion about third party electric supply market in Connecticut, PURAs role in determining electric rates, and where to look for alternative rates. Hosts also fielded various questions regarding oil cost assistance, flexible payment arrangements for utilities and profit margins for Eversource Energy.