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CT electric generation rates on the rise

Matt Pilon |

A charge that comprises about 40 percent of the average Connecticut resident's monthly electric bill will rise come January, state regulators announced.

CT grants $12.2M from VW settlement fund for clean air projects

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut is using $12.2 million from its Volkswagen emissions-cheating settlement to fund 10 clean air projects, including three in Greater Hartford, officials said.

CT Water 3Q profits rise 27.5%

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut Water Service Inc. said its third quarter profits jumped 27.5 percent largely due to higher revenues from rate increases approved by Connecticut and Maine regulators.

How clean is hydrogen?

Matt Pilon |

So, is hydrogen clean? Just like electricity, the answer depends on how it's sourced.

CT laying groundwork for next green wave: Hydrogen cars

Matt Pilon |

Just as hundreds of public electric-vehicle charging stations have cropped up in Connecticut in recent years, helping put thousands of clean cars on the road, the stage is gradually being set for a...

Voters overwhelmingly ratify transportation ‘lockbox’


Voters overwhelmingly ratified two amendments to the state Constitution Tuesday, including a new legal “lockbox” to safeguard funds earmarked for Connecticut’s transportation...

Amid funding cuts, Enfield manufacturer finds energy-efficiency program a worthy investment

Gregory Seay |

Amid funding cuts, an Enfield manufacturer says a state-promoted, energy-efficiency program is a worthy investment.

Eversource's 3Q profits higher

Gregory Seay |

Hartford utility operator Eversource Energy overcame a loss in its natural-gas operations to post higher third-quarter profit.

FuelCell inks power agreement for Hartford project

Joe Cooper |

Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc. announced Thursday it signed long-term power purchase agreements with local utilities to cover a 7.4-megawatt project in Hartford.

CT gov't beats back $145M energy-raid challenge

Matt Pilon |

State government has prevailed in a lawsuit challenging its authority to raid millions of dollars from a ratepayer-funded pot of money for efficiency and clean energy efforts.

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