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How green is CT business?

The Winter edition of the Connecticut Green Guide delves deep into the sustainable business community's strengths and weakness, ranging from energy efficiency to public transit usage.

STR cuts 3Q loss on higher sales, lower expenses

Solar panel encapsulant maker STR Holdings said it cut its third-quarter loss by more than one-third, thanks to a big increase in sales and reduced expenses.

Siting Council approves Bridgeport energy park

In two separate votes, the Connecticut Siting Council on Wednesday approved plans by Bridgeport to put a solar and fuel cell Green Energy Park at a former landfill site.

Aussie mfr. opening in STR's E. Windsor site

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Australian steel building-products maker SBS International has chosen East Windsor for its first North American production plant that will employ about 150 when it launches next spring, brokers say.

CT electricity supplier faces $50M class action suit

Attorneys representing energy consumers across the country filed a $50 million class-action lawsuit Thursday against Middlebury electricity supplier Starion Energy.

PURA issues regs for electricity supplier marketing, disclosures

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has officially issued rules electricity suppliers must follow going forward.

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.

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