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OCC: Electric supplier customers saw higher prices in Dec.

Residential utility customers who use a third-party electricity supplier paid more in December than they would have if they had contracted with the state's major utilities, according to the latest...

Eversource's 4Q net rises on lower taxes, expenses

New England utility Eversource Energy posted higher fourth-quarter and full-year net income due to a lower tax rate and expenses.

Avangrid records 4Q profit loss

Orange-based utility Avangrid Inc. said Tuesday it recorded a fourth quarter profit loss, due in part to losses with the pending sale of its gas storage business.

Warning of rolling blackouts puts natural gas in perspective

Carl Gustin |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other New England governors showed foresight in 2013 when they called for upgrading and modernizing natural gas infrastructure throughout the region, in part to complement...

House coalition wants reversal of energy funds raid

Matt Pilon |

Seven Democrats and a Republican said Tuesday that they plan to push for at least a partial restoration of a $175 million raid from the state's energy efficiency programs passed in the late October...

Gas-tax revenue shows its limitations

Matt Pilon |

Late last month, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called for lawmakers to authorize statewide tolls, a new fee on tire purchases and a 7-cents-per-gallon hike in the state's 25-cent gasoline tax.

Malloy, DEEP align on doubling clean-energy target

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state's environmental policy agency are both calling for the amount of clean and renewable power consumed in the state to double between 2020 and 2030.

Clinton utility delays major rate increase

Clinton-based Connecticut Water Co. says it has reached an agreement with the Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel (OCC) that will increase its rates 11 cents a day for an average residential...

Calif. company announces $4.1M project to slash Bristol Hospital energy, water use

John Stearns |

A San Francisco-based company that develops and finances large-scale energy efficiency projects has announced an efficiency services agreement (ESA) project with Bristol Hospital that is expected to...

CT solar jobs flat as broader industry contracts

The U.S. solar industry has been going gangbusters since 2010, but it experienced a mostly expected slow down last year, according to annual job tallies conducted by the nonprofit Solar Foundation.

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