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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.

CT spending $8M to buy 2,237 acres of open space

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is providing $7.8 million in grants to 25 communities to purchase 2,237 acres of property to be preserved as open space.

National safety board blasts Metro-North for crashes

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday issued a report calling into question the Metro-North's lack of communication and commitment to safety, following five accidents in Connecticut and...

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.

CT drops spot in energy efficiency rankings


Connecticut dropped one spot to No. 6 nationally in the rankings of the most energy efficient states, according to the organization Gov. Dannel P. Malloy puts the most stock in.

North Haven firm lands agricultural grant

North Haven energy technology firm Precision Combustion Inc. has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to enhance crop productivity, reduce chemical use in farming, and increase...

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.

CT's bankroll quickens brownfield redevelopment efforts

Gregory Seay |

Owners and developers of contaminated, vacant or underused Connecticut commercial-industrial sites are finding the state's funding window open for cleanup and redevelopment of...

Frontier’s AT&T deal complete

With all necessary regulatory approvals in hand, Frontier Communications announced Friday that it has closed its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T’s Connecticut wireline and triple-play business.

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