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STR picks China sales director

Enfield solar parts manufacturer STR Holdings has named an executive from its majority owner as the head of its China sales.

Hartford landfill officially closes after 75 years

Ten months after its final capping project was complete, the Hartford landfill was declared officially closed in March after 75 years of service.

NU workforce dropped 5% in 2014

The number of employees at Northeast Utilities was reduced by 449 workers in 2014, according to regulatory filings by the company since rebranded Eversource Energy.

UIL, Iberdrola keep ratings after merger announcement

A proposed acquisition of Connecticut utility parent UIL Holdings Corp. by Iberdrola USA has not damaged or improved the various credit ratings of the two and their subsidiaries, according to...

Spanish utility subsidiary to buy UIL for $3B

Orange-based UIL Holdings Corp. said it has agreed to be acquired by New England utility operator Iberdrola USA for approximately $3 billion.

Glastonbury home wins Zero Energy Challenge

A Glastonbury couple have taken the top prize in Energize Connecticut's fifth annual Zero Energy Challenge, a statewide contest pushing builders and homeowners to create homes that consumer as little...

EPA honors The Hartford for climate leadership

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday honored The Hartford Financial Services Group with a Climate Leadership Award, one of the 16 awardees nationally.

Aquarion to replace Stamford water main

Aquarion Water announced on Monday the start of a two-phase water main replacement project in Stamford, to be completed in conjunction with the realignment of the streets around Stamford Hospital.

Study: CT shellfish population at risk

A study co-authored by the Natural Resources Defense Council named Connecticut as one of the 15 most at-risk states with a coastal economy at risk of ocean acidification.

Plainville, Cromwell to switch 2,600 street light bulbs

Cromwell and Plainville have contracted with a Massachusetts firm to convert more than 2,600 street lights bulbs to a more energy efficient design, as part of Connecticut Conference of...

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