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Consumer Counsel seeks federal support for energy assistance

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz joined a national fight this week to preserve federal funding for energy assistance programs for low-income residents.

Acadia: No 'arbitrary' cap on distributed solar

Matt Pilon |

The nonprofit Acadia Center says it's concerned about a possible decline in the growth of customer-sited solar installations.

Eversource 2Q profits up 13%

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut and New England’s largest utility, Eversource, said its second-quarter profits climbed 13.3 percent mainly on lower operating expenses.

FuelCell lands 40 megawatts in Long Island

Matt Pilon |

Danbury's FuelCell Energy said it has won a contract to build 11 of its fuel cell plants on Long Island.

State energy plan calls for more renewables

Matt Pilon |

Perhaps the biggest energy question in Connecticut at the moment is what will happen to its massive nuclear generator – Dominion-owned Millstone Power Station.

Millstone cool to Malloy's ordered study of nukes' viability


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at resolving hotly contested questions about the economic viability of the Millstone Power Station, a nuclear-powered generator of...

Why did New England’s largest electric utility diversify into water?

Karen Ali Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Eversource Energy's acquisition of Bridgeport-based Aquarion Water Co. will merge New England's largest energy company with the region's largest private water company, serving almost 4 million...

Green Bank gets prestigious gov’t award

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Green Bank beat out approximately 500 competitors for a government innovation award from Harvard University, which comes with a $100,000 prize.

Power line inspections to continue into next week

Matt Pilon |

An Eversource helicopter will be traversing many parts of the state over the next week inspecting high-voltage lines, the utility company said.

Windsor Locks water main work looms

Gregory Seay |

The water utility serving Windsor Locks says it soon will begin a $500,000 water-main replacement along a stretch of West Street.

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