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STR talks strategic options, liquidation

Brad Kane |

In redoing the bonus contracts for two of its executives, Enfield solar manufacturer STR Holdings said it is considering strategic alternatives for the company, including selling or liquidating the...

STR extends exec retention deals as it weighs future

Enfield solar parts supplier STR Holdings wants to hang onto two of its key executives a while longer, it disclosed.

Bear violates security at Bradley, euthanized

Officials from the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection euthanized a bear at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks after it became a threat to aircraft safety, said...

Middletown firm’s $82M loan to finance 60 solar projects

Middletown solar installer Greenskies Renewable Energy said it has closed an $82 million deal to finance more than 60 commercial solar projects in Connecticut and three other states.

NRG to grow Middletown acquisition

NRG Energy, which acquired Roof Diagnostics Solar in March for an undisclosed amount, said it plans to add at least 75 jobs to the predecessor company's Middletown operation.

Former N. London CEO pleads to water pollution

The former CEO of a New London pharmaceutical firm that knowingly discharged wastewater without a permit into the public sewage system has plead guilty to violating the U.S. Clean Water Act.

CL&P awarded extra $9M in storm recovery costs

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has decided Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light & Power can recover an extra $9 million of its costs from the 2011 storms, on top of the $365 million...

Obama's carbon emissions reduction plan not bad for business

Jim O'Reilly |

A recent Hartford Business Journal op-ed by the coal industry lobbying group "Electric Reliability Coordinating Council" declared that President Obama's plans to cut carbon...

Glastonbury firm finds $750M in clean energy

Lauren DeCarlo |

A Glastonbury power plant engineering firm says it has accumulated a $750-million backlog of business, thanks to the industry's thirst for renewable and efficient energy projects.

Pumpout facilities for boaters now free

Lauren DeCarlo |

In an effort to eliminate sewage along the Long Island Sound, Connecticut's rivers and Candlewood Lake, pumpout services are now being provided to recreational boaters free of charge.

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