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N. England electricity consumption dropped in 2014

Total use of electricity in New England last year dropped 2 percent from 2013, although the average price for that power increased, according to electric grid administrator ISO New England.Total use...

CNG, Southern fined $81K for repair methods

Natural gas utilities Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas were fined a combined $81,000 for using banned repair methods in fixing plastic pipes, according to the Public Utilities...

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

Hartford ranks low among big cities for efficiency

Hartford ranks 45th out of 51 large U.S. cities for energy efficiency, according to a Washington, D.C. energy-policy nonprofit.

Newington generator retailer adds backyard showroom

Newington-based CT Home Generator Systems will open a new indoor backyard showroom on June 13 to give residents an idea of what a generator installation would look like.

CNG breaking ground on E. Hampton natural gas

East Hartford utility Connecticut Natural Gas will break ground Thursday on a new 10-mile natural gas pipeline expansion into East Hampton, marking the first time the town's businesses and residents...

Malloy pledges $1M in electric vehicle incentives


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday announced a $1 million fund to give Connecticut businesses and residents incentives up to $3,000 to buy or lease an electric or fuel cell vehicle.

STR slows losses in 1Q

Enfield solar parts manufacturer STR Holdings lost $2.6 million from its continuing operations in the first quarter, an improvement over the $4.6 million it lost in the first quarter 2014.

Eversource last in customer satisfaction

Hartford/Boston utility Eversource Energy scored last in a national ranking for customer satisfaction among investor-owned utilities, according to a report released Tuesday.

CT spending $38M on two efficiency projects


The State Bond Commission on Tuesday authorized the use of $38 million to pay for two energy efficiency projects at the Connecticut Valley Hospital and several Department of Motor Vehicles offices.

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