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Week before rebrand, NU faces major storm test

With a major rebranding slated for Feb. 2, Northeast Utilities can't love the timing for the forecasted “crippling and potentially historic blizzard,” to hit its territory in Connecticut...

ClearEdge’s new owner adding jobs in S. Windsor


Doosan Fuel Cell America, which bought South Windsor’s ClearEdge Power out of bankruptcy in July, said Thursday that its workforce has grown to 180 and should be at 300 by the end of the year.

NU spends $200K on grid reliability technology

Northeast Utilities, the parent company of electric utility Connecticut Light & Power, has expanded its agreement with a Toronto technology firm to develop ways to made the power grid more reliable.

Go Green Technologies expands board

Oxford-based Go Green Global Technologies has expanded its board of directors to include a fifth member, a former Goldman, Sachs & Co. executive.

Viridian expands to Rhode Island

Stamford competitive electricity supplier Viridian Energy has expanded into Rhode Island, its 16th market in the nation.

UI territory quadruples light bulb sales

Orange electric utility United Illuminating saw 362,244 sales of LED light bulbs in its territory in 2014, more than 400 percent more than were sold in 2013, according to the utility.

Ansonia manufacturer completes 320-panel solar array

Ansonia submersible pump manufacturer HOMA Pump Technology has installed a 104 kilowatt solar array on top of its headquarters.

UI is 2nd best for customer satisfaction; CL&P 2nd worst

The annual national rankings for electric utility business customer satisfaction ranked United Illuminating as the second best utility of its size in the region while Connecticut Light & Power came...

Feds deny Blumenthal's CL&P review


The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied the request made by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to review the recent rate case of Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light & Power.

Harvard's CT partner working on larger organic battery

East Hartford's Sustainable Innovations say it has verified test results of Harvard University battery technology that drew plenty of media attention when published a year ago.

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