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Solar effort targets faith communities

Ruchi Vaishnav | Journal Inquirer |

Solarize Connecticut is expanding its town-based solar program in Manchester to attempt to reach people through churches in an effort called Solarize with Faith.

FuelCell cutting 17% of workforce

Matt Pilon |

Danbury's FuelCell Energy said Thursday that it will eliminate 96 positions.

PURA could trim Avangrid rate hike by 40 percent

Matt Pilon |

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has issued a preliminary approval for a $58.8 million, three-year rate hike for Avangrid's electric utility United Illuminating.

PURA wraps Verizon strike probe

Matt Pilon |

The state's utilities regulator will not order Verizon to issue any refunds to Connecticut customers as a result of a 49-day labor strike that ended earlier this year.

Legrand cuts energy use across 22 sites

Matt Pilon |

West Hartford manufacturer Legrand said it cut its energy use by 15.9 percent across nearly two dozen locations in October during its second-ever “energy marathon.”

Aquarion calls for further water reductions

Matt Pilon |

With a large swath of Connecticut experiencing extreme drought conditions, Bridgeport-based water utility Aquarion is asking its Fairfield County customers to reduce their indoor water use by 20...

Mass. solar installer targets CT

Matt Pilon |

A Massachusetts solar developer-installer has hired a longtime Connecticut energy executive to help it gain traction into the Nutmeg State’s commercial solar market.

CT projects competitive in smaller energy RFP

Matt Pilon | 2

Large proposed solar farms in Enfield and Wallingford are among 10 Connecticut clean-energy projects that could become a reality as soon as next year, following a state-run selection process.

Fuel-cell makers strike out on major CT deals

Matt Pilon | 1

Connecticut over the years has nurtured its fuel-cell industry perhaps more than any other state, offering policies and financial perks that have made the miniature power plants more economical to...

Electric vehicle rebate program gets $2.7M in funding

Patricia Daddona | 1

A total of $2.7 million in new funding for a consumer rebate program aimed at promoting the sale of electric vehicles is now available, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday.

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