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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.

Windsor aero parts maker preps for ramp-up with $1.6M investment

Windsor's Aero Gear Inc. said it has invested $1.6 million on a specialty furnace and machining equipment in anticipation of expanded business with aerospace companies in the months ahead.

UTC profits jump 29 percent on broad sales gains

Hartford aerospace manufacturer United Technologies Corp. said its third-quarter profits grew by more than $420 million thanks to revenue gains across all five of its business segments.

CL&P, UI to refund $30M

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has ruled electric ratepayers will receive a $30 million refund from the parent companies of utilities Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating...

Top LEED certified buildings in Connecticut

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Power grid operator strikes LEED Gold

Q&A talks about one of the latest Connecticut buildings to become LEED certified with Robert Ludlow, the chief financial and compliance officer for ISO New England, the region's...

CT property owners slow to submeter

Alexander Soule |

Connecticut multi-unit property owners haven't been in a rush to charge commercial and residential tenants for their individual energy use since the state approved the practice — known as...

A peek at CT taxpayers’ $38M office high-rise

Gregory Seay |

The $37.5 million in hard currency Connecticut taxpayers shelled out to buy and refit The Hartford's former mid-town office tower into state executive offices is tangible.

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