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FuelCell announces $65M Torrington expansion

Danbury clean power manufacturer FuelCell Energy announced Wednesday a two-phase, $65 million expansion of its Torrington manufacturing facility.

UIL's Torgerson responds to PGW deal's death

UIL Holding Corp. CEO James Torgerson said in a statement Tuesday that the company will decide within the next two weeks how to proceed regarding its seemingly dead hopes to buy Philadelphia Gas...

September power prices remain flat

The average price of wholesale electricity in New England dropped by less than 1 percent in September compared to last year, although ticked up significant from this year's mild summer pricing.

Glastonbury firm completes Texas biomass plant

Glastonbury construction firm Gemma Power Systems has completed the 49.9 megawatt construction of a biomass plant in Woodville, Texas, three months ahead of schedule.

Philly officials indicate $1.86B UIL gas deal is dead

Philadelphia's city council indicated Monday that it would not sign off on the sale of a city-owned gas utility to Connecticut utility parent UIL Holdings.

State prepares to sell first “green” bonds

State officials plans to issue up to $60 million worth of bonds in November to fund wastewater infrastructure projects across the state, Treasurer Denise Nappier's office said.

Hoffman Auto to install four solar arrays

Connecticut car dealer Hoffman Auto Group announced Wednesday it will install four solar arrays at its dealerships totaling 347 kilowatts.

UConn team wins $15K for eco-flame retardant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a UConn student team $15,000 to develop a cost-effective and environmentally friendly flame retardant.

Fuel cell industry aims for 1,200MW regional deployment

Members of the New England fuel cell industry are meeting on Oct. 29 at Western New England University to discuss the best ways to install 1,200 megawatts throughout the region.

Essex retirement community receives LEED gold

The Essex Meadows retirement community has received LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its various sustainable upgrades.

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