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Wallingford firm wins Energy Star award

The U.S. Department of Energy honored Wallingford energy efficiency firm Competitive Resources with the Energy Star Century Club Award.

Construction Institute executive director to retire

Bill Cianci, the long-time executive director of the Construction Institute at the University of Hartford, will retire on Dec. 31.

Gemma starts second 829MW Pennsylvania plant

Glastonbury energy firm Gemma Power Systems broke ground over the weekend on its second 829-megawatt power plant designed to take advantage of the natural gas trapped in Pennsylvania shale rock...

STR selling majority stake to Chinese firm for $22M

Enfield solar parts manufacturer STR Holdings announced on Tuesday its intention to sell the controlling interest in its company to a Chinese developer for $21.7 million by the end of the year.

CT architects concerned with licensing changes

Lauren DeCarlo |

As adjustments are made to national architecture licensing requirements, Connecticut professionals say they are concerned with how the quality of aspiring architects will be affected.

Hartford: 2 of 3 ballpark bidders eye new City Hall

Hartford city officials identified CV Properties Inc. as among three proponents who have met city criteria to redevelop downtown's northern edge into a ballpark. Two of the three also envision a new...

Midwestern sports architect wants to design Hartford stadium

Matt Pilon |

A Kansas City sports architect who designed multiple college and pro baseball stadiums is bidding to design Hartford's minor league ballpark in Downtown North, sources said.

Glastonbury firm turns on Texas biomass plant

Glastonbury energy construction firm Gemma Power Systems has synchronized a 49.9 megawatt Texas power plant with the electric grid, two years after construction began.

NRG invests $75M in FuelCell

New Jersey conglomerate NRG Energy, which operates nine power plants in Connecticut, has invested $75 million in Danbury clean power manufacturer FuelCell Energy.

Berlin manufacturer receives $712K for $2.3M expansion

Berlin parts manufacturer Tomz Corp. will receive a $711,533 loan from the state to purchase new equipment as part of its $2.3 million expansion.

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