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Eversource to diversify holdings in $1.7B water deal

Patricia Daddona |

In a deal valued at $1.7 billion, Eversource Energy plans to buy Bridgeport-based Aquarion Water co., the region's largest private water utility, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners.

Tesla pledges 10 CT stores

In the waning weeks of the legislative session, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla is pledging to open 10 stores in Connecticut by the end of 2018 if lawmakers approve a bill that would allow the...

Doosan bows $36M Korean production facility

Matt Pilon |

South Korean-based Doosan Corp., which has a fuel cell division in South Windsor, said this week that it completed construction on its home country's largest fuel-cell production factory.

CT climbs in clean technology ranking

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut has improved by two spots, to sixth place, in an annual index of clean energy and technology activity.

GOP budget plan raids energy efficiency funds

Matt Pilon |

A revised budget proposal unveiled by newly empowered Senate Republicans would divert $320 million from ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs to the state's general fund over the next two...

CT sues EPA over transient Pennsylvania air pollutants

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to take action on the state's request to halt pollution blowing into Connecticut from a Pennsylvania coal-fired power...

CT's delayed energy plan could mean trouble for Millstone bill


Connecticut's master plan for energy use and policy is months behind its three-year update, and now the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says it will not be ready in time for...

Report: More CT ratepayers paying higher third-party prices

Patricia Daddona |

A greater portion of Connecticut's residential electric ratepayers have been paying higher prices to retail suppliers instead of paying standard-offer prices set by the state's two major utilities,...

E.Htfd. clean energy firm delivers hydrogen recovery system to NASA

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Sustainable Innovations says it has delivered to the NASA Stennis Space Center a first-of-its kind system designed to recover hydrogen from certain waste streams.

CT's first drought watch ends

Matt Pilon |

With precipitation levels improving, a group of state officials last week downgraded Connecticut's first ever drought watch to a lower-level drought advisory.

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