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Feds give $6M for CT manufacturing, aerospace

The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday awarded Connecticut a $6 million grant to develop training programs for the manufacturing and aerospace industries.

S. Windsor RV dealer sold to Vermont firm

Vermont-based Pete's RV Center has officially assumed ownership of South Windsor recreational vehicle dealer Van's RV Center, joining together New England's longest established RV dealers.

CT lands seven billionaires on Forbes richest list

The state of Connecticut is home to seven of the top 400 richest Americans, according to Forbes magazine.

CT gas utilities below average in customer satisfaction

The three main natural gas utilities in Connecticut all have below average residential customer satisfaction rates, according to California research firm J.D. Power & Associates.

UIL's merger penance: $84M, 150 jobs

New Haven utility parent UIL Holdings has agreed to remit $83.6 million in payments and credits and hire 150 jobs, among other concessions, in order to obtain approval for its $3 billion merger from...

UIL agrees to $30M cleanup of N. Haven power plant

In order to gain key consents for its $3 billion merger, New Haven utility parent UIL Holdings agreed to pay at least $30 million to remediate its former English Station power plant in New Haven.

UIL reaches settlement for $3B merger approval

New Haven utility parent UIL Holdings has reached a tentative settlement with Connecticut's consumer advocate to clear a major stumbling block out of the way to its $3 billion merger with Spanish...

Dominion sells $300M stake to SunEdison

Energy generator Dominion said it has agreed to sell a 33 percent stake in its solar portfolio, including its Connecticut holdings, to SunEdison for $300 million.

CT Green Bank model copied across nation, globe

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By the end of this fiscal year, the Connecticut Green Bank expects to attract $500 million in private investment for clean energy projects, doubling last year's total and matching the amount of...

FuelCell negotiating $24M federal contract

Danbury clean energy manufacturer FuelCell Energy on Tuesday announced it had been selected to perform as $23.7 million carbon capture project for the U.S. Department of Energy, pending a negotiation...

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