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Helicopters inspecting power lines

Journal Inquirer Staff |

Eversource Energy begins its summer helicopter inspections of transmission lines this week, company officials say.

4.7-megawatt solar farm bows in Norwich

Matt Pilon |

A generations-old Norwich dairy farm is now home to a farm of a different sort.

CT solar arrays included in $19.8M portfolio sale

Matt Pilon |

OneRoof Energy has sold a portfolio of residential solar-panel arrays to a New York company for $19.8 million.

Accounting fix bolsters CT Water’s 2Q net

Clinton-based Connecticut Water Service said its second-quarter profits grew nearly 14 percent, largely thanks to an accounting fix related to stock-based performance awards to its corporate officers.

Power supplier loses second appeal of PURA fine

Matt Pilon |

Third-party electricity supplier Liberty Power has lost its appeal of a $60,500 fine for illegal backbilling of customers.

STR books larger 2Q loss

Matt Pilon |

Enfield solar component manufacturer STR Holdings said its second-quarter loss deepened on lower sales and an impairment charge related to the sale of property.

Oil dealers take fight to High Court

Matt Pilon |

While natural gas conversions continue, an industry association of heating oil dealers hasn't given up its legal fight against the plan, which is causing its members to lose customers and revenue.

Low oil prices present early challenge to CT's $7B gas expansion

Matt Pilon |

When Connecticut launched its ambitious $7 billion, 10-year effort in 2014 to convert approximately 280,000 utility customers to natural gas, the plan's success hinged on federal government...

Bridgeport $550M coal-plant conversion progresses

Matt Pilon |

The state's last remaining coal plant is another step closer to converting to natural gas.

Avangrid adding gas service to Bolton, Coventry

Matt Pilon |

As a part of its commitment to convert approximately 200,000 oil-heat customers to natural gas by 2023, Avangrid said this week that it will soon expand service to Bolton and Coventry.

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