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Telecom industry books major win in municipal-broadband fight

Matt Pilon |

The state's telecommunications industry has booked a major win in its municipal-broadband fight.

Eversource eyes Sunday restoration following 4 tornadoes

Joe Cooper |

Utility customers in four communities hit by separate tornadoes on Tuesday are expected to have power restored by Sunday as Eversource crews work to repair 91 miles of downed electric lines, the...

Western CT takes brunt of storm outages

Matt Pilon |

Following severe Tuesday storms that may have produced a tornado, more than 92,000 utility customers were without power, according to Eversource and United Illuminating.

Efficiency coalition lawsuit: Funding raid is unconstitutional

Matt Pilon |

A group of five Connecticut energy efficiency contractors, ratepayers and not-for-profits is seeking to block the state's planned sweep of $155 million in ratepayer funds, on the grounds that the...

New ownership for Middletown power plant

Matt Pilon |

The private-equity owner of the 620-megawatt Kleen Energy power plant in Middletown said it has sold a majority stake to four Japanese companies.

MDC customers to pay for state water assessment

Joe Cooper |

Regional water provider The Metropolitan District (MDC) said it will begin billing customers in June to fund a new state water assessment mandate.

Legrand gets LEED nod

Matt Pilon |

Legrand says its U.S. headquarters in West Hartford has earned LEED status from the U.S. Green Building Council.

CT Water books 1Q loss

Matt Pilon |

Clinton-based Connecticut Water Service, which is in the midst of a merger with a California company, said it lost money in the first quarter due mainly to higher operating expenses.

Sweeping energy reforms clear House

Matt Pilon |

The House of Representatives voted just before 3 a.m. Wednesday to approve wide-reaching changes to the state’s energy policy that drew mixed reviews from environmental advocates.

Tunxis' $120K grant to study CT energy-code compliance

Gregory Seay |

Farmington's Tunxis Community College will use a $120,000 grant to study whether Connecticut municipalities and homebuilders are complying with state energy codes, school officials say.

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