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Utilities highlight zero-energy home builders

Builders and buyers of four high-efficiency homes across the state have won the sixth annual CT Zero Energy Challenge run by utilities Eversource and United Illuminating.

Enviro cops nab illegal turkey hunter

State environmental police said they arrested a hunter on Wednesday - opening day of turkey hunting season - in Bloomfield for not having a permit and baiting birds with corn.

Avangrid books profit during first full quarter

Avangrid said it netted $212 million during its first full quarter as both a public company and as the parent company of New Haven’s UIL Holdings, which it bought late last year for $3 billion.

C-PACE unveils manufacturer, multi-family perks

Matt Pilon |

There was lots of news out of the Connecticut Green Bank this week, which said it has tapped additional funding sources for its Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (C-PACE),...

UI says outages fewer, shorter

Orange-based United Illuminating said this week that its various infrastructure investments dating back as far as 1996 have led to fewer and shorter outages for customers.

Electricity suppliers fire back at OCC report

Matt Pilon |

Following a conclusion last week from the state Office of Consumer Counsel that third-party energy suppliers milked $58 million out of Connecticut customers last year, suppliers have fired back.

Green bench graces park near CT Science Center

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday installed a park bench near the Connecticut Science Center that uses wind and solar power to monitor air quality.

Esty brownfields legislation passes Senate

The U.S. Senate has passed the Brownfields Reauthorization Act, a bipartisan bill sponsored in the House by U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) as part of a larger legislative package. Now it needs House...

Pain in the Trash: CT waste plan leans on industry

Matt Pilon |

For more than a decade, Connecticut regulators, municipalities and environmental groups have been nudging manufacturers and other businesses to assume more responsibility — financial and...

Legrand unveils 500kW fuel cell

Matt Pilon |

West Hartford manufacturer Legrand North America this week unveiled a 500-kilowatt Bloom Energy fuel cell that it says will power as much as 88 percent of its headquarters and manufacturing campus.

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