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Regulators finalize $130M CL&P rate increase

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority on Wednesday finalized its preliminary decision to approve a distribution rate increase of $130 million for Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light &...

Thomaston residents swap 2,500 light bulbs

More than 400 Thomaston residents participated in the town's first ever light bulb swap, exchanging more than 2,500 traditional incandescent light bulbs for efficient LED bulbs, free of charge.

UConn water diversion plan approved

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection on Tuesday granted tentative approval of UConn's plan to divert 1.2 million gallons of water from Tolland to support the university's...

CT is No. 2 fuel cell state in country

Connecticut is the second best state in the nation for fuel cell development, support, and implementation, behind only California, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Obama emissions rules to lead to more CT pollution

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection expects the federal clean air rules put forth by President Barack Obama to increase the amount of emissions coming out of the Nutmeg...

STR closes Zhenfa equity sale, shakes up board

Enfield's STR Holdings said it has sold $21.7 million worth of newly issued shares to a new Chinese corporate partner and appointed four new board members.

Hospital execs express frustration over failed Tenet deals

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After warning state regulators on Wednesday that conditions placed on its acquisition of Waterbury Hospital could scuttle the deal, Tenet Healthcare pulled the plug on its plans to purchase five...

Nonprofit: CT has $784M energy affordability gap

There are more than 305,000 low-and-moderate-income Connecticut households that collectively will be unable to afford $784 million in home energy costs this year, according to a report released...

Gas prices fall below $3

For the first time since Nov. 2010, Connecticut's average price for a gallon of regular gasoline has fallen below $3, according to AAA.

CL&P finishes Stamford transmission line

Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light & Power finished its nine-month construction of a new underground transmission line in Stamford, a project that included tunneling under the Metro-North...

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