A step-by-step guide to line items on your CL&P bill

Click the number for a brief description.


Zone 6 (Not Shown)

Account messages, which might appear on the front or back of the bill.

Your name, account number and statement date.

Company contact information, supplier information (if applicable), usage or demand charts, important messages. Information could be continued on side 2.

  • Energy Profile chart: Shows comparisons of your monthly electricity use.
  • Demand Profile chart: Shows your maximum kilowatt of demand per month.
  • Generation Rate chart: Shows comparison of your monthly generation rate.

Account summary: previous charges, new charges and total amount now due.

Service detail: service location and reference number, billing period, meter readings. Information could be continued on side 2.

  • Service Location: Address to which electricity was delivered.
  • Billing Period:
  • Meter readings: Amount of electricity consumed.
  • Supplier Services Charges Detail
  • GSC/EAC Charge: the Generation Services Charge (GSC) and Energy Adjustment Clause (EAC) charge reflect most of the cost of procuring energy from CL&P's wholesale suppliers.
  • Federally Mandated Congestion Charge (FMCC) - Generation Charge: a federally mandated charge relating to the supply of electricity.

Remittance stub with total amount now due. Please note the new payment address. Detach at the perforation and return the remittance stub with your payment.

Delivery Services Charges Detail

  • Transmission:the charge for delivery of electricity over the high-voltage power lines from the generation company to CL&P.
  • Distribution: CL&P charges for delivery of electricity over poles and wires to homes and businesses.
  • Competitive Transition Assessment (CTA): the charge that allows the electric distribution company to recover restructuring-related stranded costs. Depending on the rate, the CTA charge may be broken down into two parts, based on either On Peak or Off Peak consumption or on stepped kilowatt-hour consumption. The Prod/Trans Demand Charge is the Production/Transmission Demand Charge showing the highest average 30-minute kilowatt demand for the month.
  • Combined Public Benefits: represents a combination of the Conservation and Load Management charge, Renewable Energy Investment Charge and Systems Benefits Charge.
  • Federally Mandated Congestion Charge (FMCC) -- Delivery: a federally mandated charge related to the reliability of supply delivered by the electric system
  • CT Mfgr's Get CR: Gross Earnings Tax credit for manufacturers with SIC codes between 2000 and 3999.
  • Transmission Adj Clause: the Transmission Adjustment Clause charge reflects transmission costs approved by the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission.

Important phone numbers, billing and payment options, calculation and check processing information.