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PURA grants preliminary approval for UIL takeover

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has given preliminary approval allowing the UIL to become a subsidary of Spain-based Iberdrola.

FuelCell breaks ground on $65M Torrington expansion

Danbury's FuelCell Energy broke ground last week on the first phase of a $65 million expansion that is expected to create several hundred jobs and approximately double the company's manufacturing...

Environmentalists oppose natural gas pipeline application

A coalition of Connecticut-based environmental groups is condemning a proposed natural gas pipeline because it crosses protected water company lands.

Wright-Pierce Project Wins Best Regional Project Award

The Mattabassett Water Pollution Control Facility in Cromwell recently won recognition as Engineering News Record's Best Regional Project of 2015.

Manage your brand channel or the channel will manage it for you

Bill Field |

It's still astonishing that many brands are overlooking their channel-branding efforts.

New St. Francis parent refinancing $246M in debt

Trinity Health Corp., the hospital operator that acquired St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center and its related entities, is headed to the bond market.

Pension split aims to avoid major future tax hikes

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent proposal to lengthen the payoff date of Connecticut's $25.7 billion unfunded pension obligation comes with an unknown price tag.

CT Water plans $65.9M in capital spending

Connecticut Water has approved an overall $65.9 million capital spending plan for 2016, most of which will be spent on pipeline and other infrastructure improvements.

Report paints bleak portrait on CT jobs recovery, wages

Despite lower unemployment, the economic recovery has left behind many, in particular people of color, young workers, those paid low wages, and many with low levels of education.

Electric vehicles rebate program gets $2M boost


DEEP, in a bid to boost electric vehicle purchases, has added $1 million to a consumer-rebate program. It's also increasing incentives for local and state agencies with another $1 million.

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