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UConn joins $35M advanced materials research consortium

Patricia Daddona |

UConn is one of several research institutions participating in the Toyota Research Institute's (TRI) $35 million initiative to accelerate design and discovery of advanced materials for use in...

Green Bankers named to national efficiency group

Matt Pilon |

Two Connecticut Green Bank executives have been named to volunteer positions with a national group that promotes Property Assessed Clean Energy financing -- a Green Bank specialty.

PURA changes fee structure for residential solar projects

Matt Pilon |

State regulators have OK’d a new set of guidelines for the fees utilities can charge to hook up residential customers’ solar panels to the electric grid.

STR Holdings appoints board member

Matt Pilon |

Enfield-based STR Holdings, a manufacturer of components used to make solar panels, said it has appointed an engineer and project manager to its board of directors.

Will CT catch or miss the boat on offshore wind energy?

Jan Ellen Spiegel | CT Mirror |

Connecticut has a love-hate relationship with wind power. Okay, so far it’s mostly hate.

Tolland firm's EV charging station gets federal approval

Patricia Daddona |

Tolland business development firm Lot 78 Inc. said Tuesday the U.S. federal government has authorized the sale of its electric vehicle (EV) charging station and its products to federal facilities...

The losing race against Tesla

Bruce Redman Becker and Jules Benton Becker |

Nationwide protests have erupted over the way in which corporate money, revolving-door lobbyists, and fake news are undermining our democracy in Washington. But Connecticut residents need not look...

Manufacturing not the only CT sector lacking workers

Labor shortages in Connecticut's manufacturing sector have been well publicized in recent years.

Manufacturers, others face growing 'ransomware,' 'phishing' attacks

Gregory Seay |

It was just after lunch on a warm day last July, when Empire Industries, a Manchester manufacturer of stainless steel products and specialty finishes, became a “ransomware'' target for the...

Siting Council greenlights fuel cell at Norwich hotel

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Siting Council has approved the installation of a 460-kilowatt fuel cell at Norwich Inn and Spa, which is expected to provide for all of the property’s power needs.

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