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Report: CT insurance industry has fewer employees

Connecticut's insurance industry shed 2.9 percent of its employees between 2012 and 2013, though it continues to have the highest concentration of insurance workers in the nation, according to a...

CT Green Bank violated contract awarding, reporting laws

The Connecticut Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority failed to fulfill its legal requirements on awarding contracts and reporting its progress to the legislature, according to an audit report...

STR stockholders approve Chinese sale

The shareholders of Enfield solar parts manufacturer STR Holdings approved the sale of 51 percent of the company to a Chinese solar farm developer.In...

Regulators approve CT electric rates

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved the proposed utility default standard service rates for electricity generation from Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating.

How green is CT business?

The Winter edition of the Connecticut Green Guide delves deep into the sustainable business community's strengths and weakness, ranging from energy efficiency to public transit usage.

STR cuts 3Q loss on higher sales, lower expenses

Solar panel encapsulant maker STR Holdings said it cut its third-quarter loss by more than one-third, thanks to a big increase in sales and reduced expenses.

Siting Council approves Bridgeport energy park

In two separate votes, the Connecticut Siting Council on Wednesday approved plans by Bridgeport to put a solar and fuel cell Green Energy Park at a former landfill site.

Aussie mfr. opening in STR's E. Windsor site

Brad Kane| Gregory Seay |

Australian steel building-products maker SBS International has chosen East Windsor for its first North American production plant that will employ about 150 when it launches next spring, brokers say.

CT electricity supplier faces $50M class action suit

Attorneys representing energy consumers across the country filed a $50 million class-action lawsuit Thursday against Middlebury electricity supplier Starion Energy.

PURA issues regs for electricity supplier marketing, disclosures

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has officially issued rules electricity suppliers must follow going forward.

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