A customer may change his electric supplier, as defined in section 16-1, at any time. The electric distribution company, as defined in said section 16-1, and electric supplier may each charge a reasonable fee, as approved by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, to make a change in the customer’s supplier to reflect the actual cost to read the customer’s meter and make changes in its billing records, except that every customer may seek a change in his electric supplier without charge once in any twelve-month period if the change occurs at the end of the customer’s regularly scheduled meter reading and billing cycle.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-245q
- Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- distribution company: means any person providing electric transmission or distribution services within the state, but does not include: (A) A private power producer, as defined in section 16-243b. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Electric supplier: means any person, including an electric aggregator or participating municipal electric utility that is licensed by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority in accordance with section 16-245, that provides electric generation services to end use customers in the state using the transmission or distribution facilities of an electric distribution company, regardless of whether or not such person takes title to such generation services, but does not include: (A) A municipal electric utility established under chapter 101, other than a participating municipal electric utility. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1