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Wholesale energy prices jumped in Nov.

The wholesale prices of natural gas and electricity jumped 32 percent and 37 percent in November, respectively, compared to a year ago, according to grid operator ISO New England.

Farewell from Green Guide

After nearly five years, the Hartford Business Journal will cease its weekly ‘Green Guide’ news email in 2018.

Avangrid plans sale of its gas storage businesses

Orange-based utility parent Avangrid Inc. said Thursday it will sell its Enstor gas storage businesses, including the trading business, now that it has completed a thorough review.

DEEP tees up retooled renewable energy purchase plan

Matt Pilon |

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is gearing up to direct its next major purchase of renewable and clean energy, following a law passed this year.

Calif. renewable energy developer acquires Greenskies

Middletown-based Greenskies Renewable Energy, which has been called the most prolific solar developer in Connecticut, has been purchased by Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Clean Focus Yield Limited, a group...

Report: Home energy cost burden rises

Matt Pilon |

Higher heating prices last winter posed a more “crushing burden” on the state's low-income population, according to energy-assistance nonprofit Operation Fuel.

Hartford Travel Center set for spring debut

Gregory Seay |

Construction continues on a refueling-rest stop along I-91 in Hartford's North Meadows, with opening now set for next spring, the owner says.

Hartford councilors demand better deal from waste plant

Matt Pilon |

The redevelopment of a major waste-to-energy incinerator and recycling operation in Hartford's South Meadows is expected to boost the revenue that the city receives from the tax-exempt facilities,...

Regulators reviewing Millstone’s secret financials

Matt Pilon |

The owner of the Millstone Station nuclear plant in Waterford has submitted confidential financial data to state regulators reviewing the financial viability of the plant, according to records.

Bitcoin boom may be a disaster for the environment

CNNMoney |

Bitcoin's phenomenal rise this year may be making speculators very rich, but some observers say it's terrible for the environment.

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