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Ambit Energy named best CT electric supplier

Texas-based Ambit Energy received the highest customer satisfaction marks among all Connecticut residential electricity suppliers, according to California survey firm J.D. Power.

Eversource goes underground in New Hampshire

Hartford/Boston utility parent Eversource Energy on Tuesday agreed to underground 31 percent of its proposed 1,000 megawatt transmission line in New Hampshire.

UConn researchers form plasma startup

Two UConn researchers have teamed with a Storrs energy research and development company to form a new plasma spray startup designed to make gas turbines more efficient.

STR aims for diversification as losses grow

Enfield solar encapsulant provider STR Holdings said its second-quarter losses more than doubled, due to lower sales volume and the effects of a stronger U.S. dollar on its product prices.

E. Hartford firm pays $82,200 EPA settlement

East Hartford petroleum product distributor BWE, Inc. has agreed to pay $82,200 to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over claims it failed to file timely chemical inventory reports.

Plainville firm to install 360-panel solar array

Plainville spring and wire form manufacturer D.R. Templeman Co. will install a 360-panel solar array, the first in the 77-year history of the firm.

FuelCell appoints two new directors

Danbury clean energy manufacturer FuelCell Energy has appointed two new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the board to 10.

Glastonbury firm to build Mass. power plant

Glastonbury construction firm Gemma Power Systems has received a $100 million contract to build a 200-megawatt power plant in Medway, Mass.

Cost recoveries boost CT Water's bottom line

Clinton-based public utility Connecticut Water Service said its second-quarter profits rose 16 percent, thanks in part to its recovery of infrastructure investments in its home state.

UIL’s 2Q net up on lower expenses

Lower spending on natural gas helped UIL Holdings Corp. grow its bottom line by 70 percent in the second quarter, the Connecticut utility parent reported.

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