State Rep. Delnicki: New Low-Income Discount Rate for Electric Customers Apply by Nov. 1st

Posted on September 22, 2023 by jdooley


Beginning on December 1, 2023, a new electric bill discount will be available to you if you have a financial hardship status on your electric account. Based on your household income or receipt of a public assistance benefit, you may be eligible for a 10% or 50% discount on your electric bill per month. For example, if you have a $100 monthly bill, it would be $10 less if you receive a 10% discount or $50 less if you receive the 50% discount.

Your discount will depend on your annual household income

State Rep. Thomas Delnicki: Application Period for 2023-2024 Winter Season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program Begins on September 1

Posted on September 1, 2023 by jdooley


The application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) will begin on September 1, 2023. The program helps Connecticut residents – including both homeowners and renters – with the costs associated with heating their homes.

Basic benefits toward heating bills range from $180 to $530 depending on income, size of household, and need. Benefits are available for households with incomes up to 60% of the state median income, which equates to roughly $79,910

State Rep. Delnicki Supports Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program plan, has more questions

Posted on August 30, 2023 by jdooley


This week, I supported the 2023-2024 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) allocation plan to provide much needed energy assistance to low-income families who might struggle to heat their homes this winter.

This year, the state’s most vulnerable residents will receive a basic benefit of $530 and families will be eligible for two crisis benefits of $410.

During the public hearing, I, along with my Republican colleagues raised many concerns that benefit levels will be significantly lower