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Hartford startup’s boiler aims to turn heat into electricity

Liese Klein Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

When you're making heat, why not also make electricity? That's the idea behind Enviro Power, a Hartford-based startup seeking to give a green upgrade to the billion-dollar heating industry.

One of America's biggest oil companies wants to be 'carbon neutral' -- eventually


Occidental Petroleum, one of America's most aggressive drillers of oil, is trying to figure out a way to wipe out its vast carbon footprint.

Solar jobs concentrated in Hartford County

Matt Pilon |

Though Fairfield County is Connecticut's most populous region, Hartford County has more solar jobs, according to the nonprofit Solar Foundation.

Future of the gas tax? Running on empty.


The gas tax is at the core of the argument about whether to bring tolls back to Connecticut highways. But this story is not about tolls – it’s about the tax, its nexus with climate...

Millstone deal reached, set to run for another 10 years


The Millstone Nuclear Power Station will stay open for another 10 years – a prospect that had been in some doubt recently even after it was selected in December as a winner of the final...

Eversource tends to its gas (worker) pipeline

Matt Pilon |

Continuing to expand natural gas service in Connecticut, as well as replace older mains and pipes, has created plenty of work for Eversource.

Wholesale energy prices on the rise

Matt Pilon |

Rising wholesale prices for energy sold in New England rose to a five-year high in 2018, regional grid operator ISO New England said.

Volkswagen is betting its future on electric cars


Volkswagen already had ambitious plans for electric cars. Now it's really stepping on the accelerator.

CT stakes high ground in additive-manufacturing arms race

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut is staking high ground in the additive manufacturing arms race. Find out how.

CT eyes first realistic attempt at hemp legalization

Joe Cooper |

With recent federal clearance and backing from Gov. Ned Lamont, Connecticut farmers are growing optimistic the state is finally positioned to develop a hemp program that would allow the industry to...

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