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Amid uncertainty, DEEP cans gas RFP

Matt Pilon |

Hamstrung by court and regulatory rulings in key New England states, the state's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it's canceling an RFP meant to increase natural gas capacity in...

Beacon Falls fuel-cell park loses major potential customer

Matt Pilon |

A proposed Beacon Falls fuel-cell park that would be the world's largest was dealt a blow Tuesday when it lost a large potential customer — utilities in Connecticut and two neighboring states.

Avangrid doubles 3Q profit on wind-sector growth

Patricia Daddona |

New Haven energy utility Avangrid saw profits more than double in the third quarter compared with the same period a year ago, based largely on higher wind production.

Carla's Pasta dishes up $35M S. Windsor expansion

South Windsor foodmaker Carla's Pasta is planning a $35 million expansion — its second in three years — of its 100,000-square-foot production plant that it says will add more jobs.

New biz group aims for statewide sustainability action

Matt Pilon |

Nearly 90 representatives from some of Connecticut's most recognizable companies — Pratt & Whitney, LEGO, ESPN and Uber — gathered recently with the state's top energy regulators and...

Report: Transportation, buildings key to emissions reductions

Matt Pilon |

With a major shift from coal to natural gas and more efficient power plants largely complete in the Northeast, further reductions in greenhouse gas emissions will have to come from other sectors,...

State gov'ts energy-reduction efforts need more money

Matt Pilon |

A $20 million taxpayer-backed investment to reduce state government's energy use and power bills has shown modest results over the last five years, but the state remains well behind an original...

Update on deck for 2003 drought plan

Matt Pilon |

As Connecticut approaches its fourth month under a drought advisory, officials are reviewing potential tweaks to the state's 13-year-old drought preparedness plan.

State has heating-oil questions covered

Matt Pilon |

With the winter heating season approaching, the state's Office of Legislative Research issued an explainer Wednesday detailing how fuel oils are graded.

New Hampshire denies Eversource gas-financing plan

Matt Pilon |

New Hampshire regulators have decided that an Eversource proposal to finance the purchase of gas pipeline capacity through its electric distribution rates would run counter to state law.

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