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More lenders choosing CT's nimble bank overseer

Gregory Seay |

The recent wave of applications from a trio of Connecticut financial institutions seeking to swap their federal operating charters for state ones could signal a trend as community banks and credit...

Benefit corporations prepare for launch

Matt Pilon |

On Oct. 1, Christopher Brechlin plans to convert his Willimantic civic startup, Blueprint for a Dream, into one of Connecticut's first benefit corporations.

CT widens net to lift shellfish harvests

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's agriculture overseer says it has issued policy and lease changes aimed at sustaining and boosting safe shellfish harvests from Long Island Sound beds fishermen rent from the state.

CT receives $23M in TIGER grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $22.6 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grants to Waterbury and eastern Connecticut projects.

FuelCell lost $8M in third quarter

Danbury clean energy manufacturer FuelCell Energy recorded a net loss attributable to shareholders of $7.8 million in its third quarter, further down from the $6.4 million it lost in its third...

NRG to buy 1.4MW Bridgeport fuel cell

Danbury clean energy manufacturer FuelCell Energy will sell its 1.4 megawatt fuel cell installation at the University of Bridgeport to its business partner, NRG Energy of New Jersey.

CL&P urges storm preparation

Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light & Power is urging its ratepayers and all state businesses to be prepared for large-scale weather events and power outages, as hurricane season has started...

Watertown launches efficiency campaign

Watertown started Monday encouraging its residents to increase their energy efficiency by offering a food bank donation for everyone that signs up for a Home Energy Solutions audit.

Illinois electric supplier expanding to CT

Illinois alternative electric supplier Nordic Energy Services announced its intention last week to expand into Connecticut.

UTC research center receives $1M for efficiency

A vendor helping construct the United Technologies Research Center in East Hartford received a $1 million awarded from the U.S. Department of Energy to make the building more efficient.

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