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UI seeks 53% standard service rate hike

New Haven’s United Illuminating Co. has asked for state regulatory approval to increase its standard service rate by 53 percent starting Jan. 1.

Fuel Cell Energy contributes to Microsoft’s new Wyoming zero-carbon data center

Danbury’s Fuel Cell Energy recently helped develop a fuel cell for Microsoft's newly opened zero-carbon, waste-to-energy-powered data center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

UIL keeps Philly Gas hopes alive

Though city councilors in Philadelphia, Penn., have said they won’t approve UIL Holding Corp.’s acquisition of a municipal-owned gas utility, UIL said Monday that it won’t...

CT Water profits dip on higher expenses

Public water utility Connecticut Water Service Inc. said its third-quarter profits fell by nearly 11 percent, due to flat revenue and higher expenses.

Green Bank partner lands $100M solar investment

The publicly funded Connecticut Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority has transitioned one of its solar loan programs to a private, $100 million partnership led by a...

CL&P asks for 25% standard service rate increase

Berlin utility Connecticut Light and Power said Friday that it has asked for regulatory approval to increase its standard service rate by 25 percent starting Jan .1 due to recent spikes in...

NU 3Q profits rise on lower expenses

Northeast Utilities, which is co-headquartered in Hartford and Boston, reported a 12 percent increase in third-quarter profits, despite flat revenue, thanks to a decline in operating expenses.

UIL tempers outlook, despite 3Q profits more than doubling

UIL Holdings Corp., parent of United Illuminating Co. and several gas utilities, said its profits more than doubled in the third quarter, thanks to lower costs that were enough to overcome lower...

Hartford gasoline prices down 32 cents in a month

The average price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline at Greater Hartford stations reached $3.257 on Tuesday, a decrease of nearly 32 cents over the past month, according to the AAA Daily Fuel...

FuelCell sells 8.4MW order to S. Korean partner

Danbury clean energy systems manufacturer FuelCell Energy on Tuesday announced its latest sale to its South Korean partner POSCO Energy, a purchase of six fuel cells totaling 8.4 megawatts.

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