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Green Bank gets prestigious gov’t award

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Green Bank beat out approximately 500 competitors for a government innovation award from Harvard University, which comes with a $100,000 prize.

Power line inspections to continue into next week

Matt Pilon |

An Eversource helicopter will be traversing many parts of the state over the next week inspecting high-voltage lines, the utility company said.

Windsor Locks water main work looms

Gregory Seay |

The water utility serving Windsor Locks says it soon will begin a $500,000 water-main replacement along a stretch of West Street.

Avangrid second quarter profit up 17.6%

Patricia Daddona |

New Haven energy utility Avangrid saw profits rise 17.6 percent in its second quarter, the result of better rates on power-supply contracts and more sales of electricity generated from wind.

OCC: Electric supplier customers' price spread climbed in May

Patricia Daddona |

Eversource and Avangrid residential customers who are contracted with third-party electricity suppliers paid a total of $3.4 million more in May than they would have under standard offer pricing from...

Boston energy nonprofit makes Hartford inroads

Matt Pilon |

The nonprofit San Juan Center in Hartford has joined nearly 500 other companies that are part of a Boston-based energy purchasing consortium called PowerOptions.

Natural gas infrastructure critical to keeping CT businesses competitive

James King |

Last month, groups around the country participated in National Infrastructure Week, a bipartisan effort to focus attention on the need to invest in essential infrastructure assets.

CT throws a lifeline to fuel cells, waste to energy

Matt Pilon | 2

A new law passed by the state legislature without much fanfare could have a major impact on Connecticut's energy industry, providing a potential lifeline to two important, but struggling sectors:...

U.S. renewable energy surpasses nuclear power

Matt Pilon |

For the first time since 1984, renewable energy production outpaced nuclear in March and April, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday.

FuelCell leasing biogas in California

Matt Pilon |

Danbury’s FuelCell Energy said renewable biogas it’s leasing from an anaerobic digester facility in California will power a 2.8-megawatt fuel cell plant in that state.

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