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Regulators finalize $130M CL&P rate increase

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority on Wednesday finalized its preliminary decision to approve a distribution rate increase of $130 million for Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light &...

Thomaston residents swap 2,500 light bulbs

More than 400 Thomaston residents participated in the town's first ever light bulb swap, exchanging more than 2,500 traditional incandescent light bulbs for efficient LED bulbs, free of charge.

E. Hartford spending $2M for better lighting

The town of East Hartford has entered into a $2 million energy savings performance contract with a Massachusetts vendor for more energy efficient street and exterior lighting.

UConn water diversion plan approved

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection on Tuesday granted tentative approval of UConn's plan to divert 1.2 million gallons of water from Tolland to support the university's...

CT is No. 2 fuel cell state in country

Connecticut is the second best state in the nation for fuel cell development, support, and implementation, behind only California, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Obama emissions rules to lead to more CT pollution

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection expects the federal clean air rules put forth by President Barack Obama to increase the amount of emissions coming out of the Nutmeg...

Malloy to reappoint health, environment commissioners

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he will reappoint Jewell Mullen as commissioner of the Department of Public Health and Rob Klee as commissioner of the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection for...

STR closes Zhenfa equity sale, shakes up board

Enfield's STR Holdings said it has sold $21.7 million worth of newly issued shares to a new Chinese corporate partner and appointed four new board members.

CBIA seats Galluzzo as 2015 chair

HMS Healthcare President/CEO Donna R. Galluzzo is the new chair of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association board of directors, which also seated several new board members and confirmed Joe...

Coltsville to get national park designation

With the U.S. Senate’s passage of a national defense spending bill Friday, Hartford’s Coltsville neighborhood won national park designation, members of the state’s congressional...

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