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CT Water ups dividend a penny

Clinton's Connecticut Water Service Inc. is raising its dividend 4 percent, the largest hike in its 58-year history.

DEEP grants incentivize wood-furnace removals

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it has launched a new grant program that will pay homeowners and businesses as much as $7,000 to remove and replace their outdoor wood...

Officials hit the switch on Hartford landfill solar array

The Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority has turned on a new one-megawatt solar panel array at the Hartford landfill alongside I-91.

NU's COO to change title, lead new strategy division

Northeast Utilities' Chief Operating Officer Leon Olivier will relinquish his title on Sept. 2 and become the leader of NU's newly formed Enterprise Energy Strategy & Business Development...

Construction Institute executive director to retire

Bill Cianci, the long-time executive director of the Construction Institute at the University of Hartford, will retire on Dec. 31.

Millstone cited for three safety violations

In a three-month inspection, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission cited Millstone Power Station in Waterford with three safety violations.

Save the Sound completes Plainville asphalt project

Connecticut environmental advocate Save the Sound completed work on a 4,000-square-foot porous pavement this month, preventing rainfall from entering the stormwater management system.

Gemma starts second 829MW Pennsylvania plant

Glastonbury energy firm Gemma Power Systems broke ground over the weekend on its second 829-megawatt power plant designed to take advantage of the natural gas trapped in Pennsylvania shale rock...

CL&P helicopter installing transmission line

Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light & Power will have a helicopter flying over the eastern portion of the state intermittently between August and December to install a transmission line.

STR selling majority stake to Chinese firm for $22M

Enfield solar parts manufacturer STR Holdings announced on Tuesday its intention to sell the controlling interest in its company to a Chinese developer for $21.7 million by the end of the year.

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