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Surging electric bills to sting NH customers: Here’s how much, why and how to get help.

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Megan Fernandes
Fosters Daily Democrat

New Hampshire residents are expected to take a hit on their electric bills through the rest of 2022. The supply rate for Eversource, is more than doubling, adding more than $70 to an average home’s monthly bill, according to the utility company.

We take a look here at what this means for New Hampshire residents, why it’s happening and what kind of help is available in the state:

How much is my bill going up?

New Hampshire Eversource residential customers will see their default service rate is proposed to increase from 10.669 cents per kilowatt hour to 22.566 cents per kilowatt hour on Aug. 1.

With this adjustment to the default energy service rate, on average, an Eversource residential electric customer in New Hampshire who uses 600 kilowatt hours of power each month will see a bill increase of approximately $71.39 per month.

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