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Report: CT has more than 12,000 energy-efficiency jobs

Matt Pilon |

A new report says Connecticut has 12,460 jobs related to energy efficiency, particularly in lighting technologies.

Energy costs unaffordable for 322,000 CT households

Matt Pilon |

Despite a drop in energy prices this year, utility bills remain unaffordable for approximately 322,000 Connecticut households, according to an annual report commissioned by the nonprofit Operation...

Solar group eyes CT acquisitions

Matt Pilon |

A major California-based developer of solar projects aims to be a buyer next year, and says Connecticut is among its targets.

PURA OKs CT Water's $15.8 million deal

Matt Pilon |

State regulators have approved Clinton-based Connecticut Water Service's $15.8 million acquisition of Heritage Village Water Co., the Clinton-based utility said Thursday.

Solar effort targets faith communities

Ruchi Vaishnav | Journal Inquirer |

Solarize Connecticut is expanding its town-based solar program in Manchester to attempt to reach people through churches in an effort called Solarize with Faith.

State should build zero-emission electricity system


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FuelCell cutting 17% of workforce

Matt Pilon |

Danbury's FuelCell Energy said Thursday that it will eliminate 96 positions.

PURA could trim Avangrid rate hike by 40 percent

Matt Pilon |

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has issued a preliminary approval for a $58.8 million, three-year rate hike for Avangrid's electric utility United Illuminating.

Legrand cuts energy use across 22 sites

Matt Pilon |

West Hartford manufacturer Legrand said it cut its energy use by 15.9 percent across nearly two dozen locations in October during its second-ever “energy marathon.”

Aquarion calls for further water reductions

Matt Pilon |

With a large swath of Connecticut experiencing extreme drought conditions, Bridgeport-based water utility Aquarion is asking its Fairfield County customers to reduce their indoor water use by 20...

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