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RGGI eyes carbon-cap reduction

Matt Pilon |

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a regional cap-and-trade market launched in 2008, is considering how much lower its nine-state carbon allowance cap should be in the years ahead.

Report: CT remains nation's ozone 'tailpipe'

Matt Pilon |

Ozone pollution remained relatively high in Connecticut between 2013 and 2015, according to the American Lung Association, which for the second year in a row assigned a failing grade to seven of...

Ex-EPA's McCarthy named to CT Green Bank board

Patricia Daddona |

Gina McCarthy, ex-administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will serve as a member of the Connecticut Green Bank's board of directors.

Q&A: Weighing New England's energy future

Q&A talks to Gordon van Welie, president and CEO of ISO New England Inc., which operates the six-state New England power system and oversees the region's wholesale electricity marketplace.

Eversource facility aims to predict storm severity, CT threats

John Stearns |

The Eversource Energy Center at UConn — a weather, climate and energy research hub — has already helped electric utilities better prepare for storms and potential power outages since it...

Green light for gas pipeline expansion

Matt Pilon |

Federal regulators on Wednesday issued a key approval for a $93 million expansion of pipeline infrastructure that will bring more natural gas to Connecticut.

Malloy, 'proud of progress,' decides not to seek re-election

Matt Pilon| Patricia Daddona | 2

Calling his legacy a “work in progress,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he will not seek a third term in 2018.

CT coalition opposes direct EV-sales bill

Patricia Daddona |

Business and labor groups said Wednesday they have joined forces to oppose legislation that would allow the direct sale in Connecticut of electric vehicles, including Tesla automobiles.

15 CT burgs get lead-abatement support

Gregory Seay |

Hartford, Enfield and New Britain are among 15 Connecticut communities whose residents are eligible for public funding to abate lead contaminants in their households, authorities say.

Windsor Locks canal may be considered for hydropower

Harlan Levy | Journal Inquirer |

Can the Windsor Locks Canal provide electricity to the town from hydropower?

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