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Natural gas supply critical to keeping CT manufacturers competitive

Frank DiCristina |

If you picked up a magazine, reached into your kitchen cabinet, jumped in your car for a ride, or had soda or water from a beverage can today, you likely used a product manufactured right here in...

After Norwegian merger, Friedland moves on from Proton OnSite

Matt Pilon |

The longtime leader of a key player in the state's fuel cell ecosystem is moving on from the Wallingford company he helped found 22 years ago.

Report: Artificial natural gas scarcity cost ratepayers $3.6 billion

Matt Pilon | 2

A team of researchers said Wednesday in a report that New England ratepayers incurred $3.6 billion in added costs from 2013 to 2016 from alleged actions by Eversource and Avangrid that artificially...

Millstone opponents: Wait for federal nuke rule changes

Matt Pilon |

Opponents of a proposal that could bring Millstone Power Station higher ratepayer revenues in Connecticut are hoping a newly initiated federal review will stall any potential state action on the...

With no plan for replacing Millstone, what are CT's options?


For the third time in less than a year-and-a-half, the Connecticut legislature has come close, but still hasn't okayed a plan to boost the finances of the Millstone Nuclear Power Station.

Report: CT utilities' cyber defenses 'adequate'

Matt Pilon |

A confidential review of four utility companies' cybersecurity strategies has determined that all have adequate “operational defense systems.”

Local businesses provide supplies for hurricane victims

The Perfect Promotion of West Hartford partnered with Woodland Movers and Warehouse and local iHeartMedia radio stations for a hurricane relief drive to support those affected by...

Fuel-cell vehicles await their moment

Matt Pilon |

Of the 5,565 electric vehicles (EV) registered in Connecticut, three are powered by fuel cells — which convert compressed hydrogen gas into electricity.

As electric car sales accelerate, environmental advocates still worry

Matt Pilon |

In recent years, Hoffman Ford Lincoln general sales manager Billy Genereux has sold and leased from his East Hartford show room an increasing number of plug-in hybrid vehicles, which can run on both...

MIRA, MDC settle long-running plant dispute

Matt Pilon |

The state’s waste disposal and recycling agency will pay $8.3 million to the Metropolitan District (MDC) to settle a long-running legal dispute over a trash-plant operating contract that...

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