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PURA re-elects chairman and vice-chairman

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has re-elected its chairman and vice-chairman for another year.

Allied Printing installs solar system

Manchester-based Allied Printing Services has completed installation of a 1.4 megawatt solar system on the roof of its facility.

CT preliminarily rejects $3B Spanish utility takeover

The Connecticut Public Utilities Authority in a draft decision on Tuesday rejected the proposed $3 billion acquisition of New Haven utility parent UIL Holdings by Spanish energy giant Iberdrola.

Redesigned CT power bills debuting July 1

Newly redesigned electric utility power bills designed to give ratepayers a better idea of what they are paying for the power supply will first appear on July 1.

UIL's merger partner commits $5B to Mexico power

Iberdrola USA – the American division of the Spanish utility giant proposed to merge with New Haven utility parent UIL Holdings – agreed on Tuesday with Mexico's Federal Electricity...

N. England power prices drop to 4th lowest in 12 years

The average price for wholesale power for May in New England dropped to the fourth-lowest monthly price in 12 years, according to regional electric grid administrator ISO New England.

CT rebate program leads to 67 electric car sales

In the six weeks since the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection starting offering cash rebates up to $3,000 for state residents purchasing or leasing electric vehicles, 67...

Shared solar pilot program launches

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday launched a shared solar pilot program, to test the concept where multiple ratepayers could contribute to one solar installation.

Malloy bans variable electricity rates

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday signed into law a ban on competitive electric suppliers charging customers variable rates.

CT seizes horses, dogs, goats, cats in cruelty cases

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture this week seized several animals in Newtown and Cornwall, alleging cruelty by the owners.

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