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Regulators tighten electricity-supplier rules

Third-party electricity suppliers will have to fully disclose to customers their contract terms, conditions and rates, under an interim decision filed Thursday by the Public Utilities Regulatory...

Unemployment flat as CT adds 4.9K March jobs

Connecticut netted 4,900 new nonfarm jobs in March, while the unemployment rate stayed at 7 percent for the second month in a row, the state’s Department of Labor said.

State awards $3.8M for brownfield investigation

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development awarded $3.8 million to 21 communities to investigate specific site ripe for brownfield remediation.

DEEP awards $129K in forestry grants

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection awarded $129,093 through 15 grants to encourage tree planting and tree management throughout the state.

CT hosting Earth Day test drives in Hartford

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection will hold an electric vehicle fair on Earth Day, April 22, at Bushnell Park in Hartford.

Texas energy comparison website coming to CT

A website allowing businesses and residents to compare offers from competitive electricity and natural gas suppliers in April started expanding to Connecticut.

Westport firm launches new environmental paper

Westport-based FutureMark Paper Group has launched the first 100 percent recycled paper to work with high-end corporate marketing materials and magazines.

Horizon recovers investment in energy company

Farmington’s Horizon Technology Finance said it has recovered $9.9 million from a Texas energy storage company in which it had previously invested.

CT, utilities outline cybersecurity plan

Connecticut's regulators and utilities on Monday released their cybersecurity plan to strengthen the state's energy infrastructure from hackers and terrorists.

Electric grid battles power plant closures

Brad Kane |

As New England power plants close, the operator of the electricity grid is speeding up efforts to eliminate price volatility and ensure the region has enough power to meet rising demand.

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