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Retailers, schools, others are CT ‘Summer Savers’

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection recognized 11 businesses and schools Tuesday for their efforts to reduce energy consumption.

CT official named ‘Champion of Change’

The White House has named Jessica Bailey, an official with the state’s Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, as a Solar Champion of Change.

Rocky Hill development adds charging station

The developer of recently unveiled Alterra-Rocky Hill has installed an electric-vehicle charging station for residents of the apartment community.

CL&P energy-tracking program pilot goes statewide

Starting this week, Connecticut Light & Power customers will be automatically enrolled in a free service that helps track energy usage, the utility announced.

Malloy: CT is “range confident”

More than 90 percent of Connecticut residents are within 20 miles of an electric-vehicle charging station, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced.

Legislators approve wind-power regulations

The General Assembly's Regulation Review Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved regulations that held up the construction of wind turbines in Connecticut since 2011.

CT’s energy programs spur solar demand

Alexander Soule |

Nearly three years after Connecticut enacted a landmark energy law, demand for solar installations is rising — not at the same pace of neighboring Massachusetts, but giving the industry here...

Regulators tighten electricity-supplier rules

Third-party electricity suppliers will have to fully disclose to customers their contract terms, conditions and rates, under an interim decision filed Thursday by the Public Utilities Regulatory...

State awards $3.8M for brownfield investigation

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development awarded $3.8 million to 21 communities to investigate specific site ripe for brownfield remediation.

DEEP awards $129K in forestry grants

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection awarded $129,093 through 15 grants to encourage tree planting and tree management throughout the state.

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