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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.

Avangrid second quarter profit up 17.6%

Patricia Daddona |

New Haven energy utility Avangrid saw profits rise 17.6 percent in its second quarter, the result of better rates on power-supply contracts and more sales of electricity generated from wind.

OCC: Electric supplier customers' price spread climbed in May

Patricia Daddona |

Eversource and Avangrid residential customers who are contracted with third-party electricity suppliers paid a total of $3.4 million more in May than they would have under standard offer pricing from...

Boston energy nonprofit makes Hartford inroads

Matt Pilon |

The nonprofit San Juan Center in Hartford has joined nearly 500 other companies that are part of a Boston-based energy purchasing consortium called PowerOptions.

Lumber industry embraces Malloy veto of consumer protections bill

Patricia Daddona | 1

Two lumber trade associations have successfully lobbied for the veto of a bill that would have required more strict consumer protections for warranties of windows, roofing and siding.

CT throws a lifeline to fuel cells, waste to energy

Matt Pilon | 2

A new law passed by the state legislature without much fanfare could have a major impact on Connecticut's energy industry, providing a potential lifeline to two important, but struggling sectors:...

Elon Musk shows off Tesla's first Model 3

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Elon Musk is now the proud owner of his company's first mass market electric car.

2016 tame for CT power outages

Matt Pilon |

Electric utility service interruptions last year ticked up due to more storm activity, but remained well below long-term averages, according to the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

Dykes, Betkoski re-elected at PURA

Matt Pilon |

Katherine Dykes and John W. Betkoski III will continue in their role as commissioners of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, following a vote late last week.

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