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EMPOWER VERNON: Energy Efficiency and Money Saving Resources

About empower vernon

The Town of Vernon and the Vernon Energy Improvement District Board are providing residents with information they can use to save energy and money. Through the Empower Vernon program, residents can learn about changing electric suppliers, home energy audits, discounts on products and services, and, if you qualify, assistance paying utility bills. Vernon residents who need help with utility bills can also call Vernon Social Services at 860-870-3661.

Opportunities to Save

You can reduce energy consumption in your home or business by taking a variety of steps. Simple steps include replacing lighting with high efficiency LED or compact fluorescent bulbs or fixtures, turning down the thermostat at night or when you're away, using an programmable thermostat, and unplugging items you are not using.

What a home energy audit can do for you

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Energy Saving Resources from EnergizeCT

Energize Connecticut is an initiative dedicated to empowering Connecticut citizens to make smart energy choices. Residents, businesses, and municipalities can find resources to make saving energy easier and help build a clean energy future for our state.

Home Energy Solutions and Energy Audits

Request an in-home or virtual energy performance assessment of your home or business. An authorized contractor will connect you to rebates and financing incentives to help with more significant improvements. It does not matter what fuel you use or whether you're a homeowner, renter, business owner or landlord. Click a link below or call 877-947-3873.

Clean Energy Options

Utility Bill and Energy Assistance, and Shut-off Prevention programs

There are programs to help people who are struggling to keep up with utility bills. You can call 2-1-1 to get information or click the links below. Vernon residents can call Vernon Social Services at 860-870-3661.


Shopping Around for Electric Suppliers Can Save Money and is EASY!

Compare the rates charged by electricity suppliers licensed by the State of Connecticut. You can reduce your bill, but be sure to do your homework.