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Utilities highlight zero-energy home builders

Builders and buyers of four high-efficiency homes across the state have won the sixth annual CT Zero Energy Challenge run by utilities Eversource and United Illuminating.

Avangrid books profit during first full quarter

Avangrid said it netted $212 million during its first full quarter as both a public company and as the parent company of New Haven’s UIL Holdings, which it bought late last year for $3 billion.

UI says outages fewer, shorter

Orange-based United Illuminating said this week that its various infrastructure investments dating back as far as 1996 have led to fewer and shorter outages for customers.

Electricity suppliers fire back at OCC report

Following a conclusion last week from the state Office of Consumer Counsel that third-party energy suppliers milked $58 million out of Connecticut customers last year, suppliers have fired back.

Green bench graces park near CT Science Center

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday installed a park bench near the Connecticut Science Center that uses wind and solar power to monitor air quality.

Town grants take $60M hit

By Mike Savino | Journal Inquirer | 2

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is attempting to pressure state lawmakers to reconsider a decision to cut $60 million in municipal grants as part of roughly $1 billion in previously...

Pratt scores on Delta's PurePower order

Gregory Seay |

Pratt & Whitney Co. says Delta Air Lines has ordered up to 125 Canadian jetliners that will be powered with the East Hartford manufacturer's geared turbofan engine.

Legislative process remains broken

For years, the Hartford Business Journal has alluded to the fact that Connecticut's legislative process is broken and the challenges facing the state are too complex for the current crop of...

Nonprofit Profile: CT Society of Certified Public Accountants

A look at the finances of the nonprofit Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as other nonprofit news from Greater Hartford.

Budget woes shutter Trash Museum

Matt Pilon |

Due to declining revenue from burning trash to create energy, a quasi-public waste management and recycling agency will close its 21-year-old Trash Museum in Hartford on July 1.

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