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FuelCell breaks ground on $65M Torrington expansion

Danbury's FuelCell Energy broke ground last week on the first phase of a $65 million expansion that is expected to create several hundred jobs and approximately double the company's manufacturing...

Blumenthal: GMO salmon a ‘major step backward’

The senior senator for Connecticut — a state with the nation’s first labeling law for genetically modified foods — decried a recent decision by federal regulators deeming GMO salmon...

DEEP's holiday offerings

Need a Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa gift for an outdoorsman? The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection can help.

AG questions Eversource facility-closure data

Utility provider Eversource has again asked Connecticut regulators for permission to close its Simsbury work center, and two of the state's top consumer protection officials have again objected.

Tesla renews commitment to sell in CT

Tesla Motors has renewed its call for legislation that will allow the company to sell its cars directly to Connecticut consumers.

Opinion: World at tipping point for renewable energy

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Adnan Z. Amin is director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency. Fatih Birol is executive director of the International Energy Agency. The opinions expressed in this commentary are...

Environmentalists oppose natural gas pipeline application

A coalition of Connecticut-based environmental groups is condemning a proposed natural gas pipeline because it crosses protected water company lands.

DOT study: $5.3B Hartford viaduct replacement worth the cost


The economic benefits would outweigh the $5.3 billion price tag to replace the I-84 viaduct in Hartford, according to an economic value analysis released Tuesday.

DOT preps for winter plowing

The state Department of Transportation, which plows more than 10,800 miles worth of road lanes in the winter months, said it will replace nearly 20 percent of its snow-and-ice vehicle fleet.

UI to build Woodbridge microgrid

New Haven-based utility provider United Illuminating Co. said Tuesday that it has finalized an agreement with Woodbridge town officials to build a 2.2-megawatt microgrid.

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