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PURA: Firefighter cancer program would violate federal law

Matt Pilon |

A fund created by state legislators this year to provide wage benefits to firefighters diagnosed with cancer violates federal law, state utility regulators determined this week.

Eversource credit reporting to begin

Matt Pilon |

After a brief delay, Eversource is set to begin reporting residential customers’ payment data to credit bureaus.

Investors wipe $6.6 billion off Toshiba's market value

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Toshiba's dreams of becoming a nuclear energy leader have turned into a nightmare.

Utility touts $930M in CT electric reliability upgrades

Berlin-based Eversource spent about $930 million in Connecticut in 2016 on power system upgrades to prevent outages, the company said Tuesday.

In cybersecurity role, House eyes gov’t, biz needs

Matt Pilon |

An uncommonly diverse professional background in higher education, national intelligence, international finance, health insurance and state government has given Arthur House a healthy appetite for...

PURA scraps ratepayer clean-energy program

Matt Pilon |

Utility regulators have decided to scrap a nearly 12-year-old program that allows utility ratepayers to voluntarily pay a surcharge for greener electricity.

Military solar farm’s CT ties

Matt Pilon |

An affiliate of Greenwich’s Starwood Energy Group broke ground this week on a 16.5-megawatt solar installation at Fort Dix in New Jersey.

Foundation invests $3M in CT Green Bank

Matt Pilon |

A $3.6 billion private foundation said it has invested $3 million in the Connecticut Green Bank.

W. Hartford’s Legrand targets emissions

West Hartford-based electrical and building systems manufacturer Legrand has joined more than 200 large companies pledging to set greenhouse-gas emissions reduction targets that align with ambitious...

Cigna, Pitney Bowes rank high for corporate responsibility

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield-based Cigna ranked 22nd for inroads made in corporate responsibility activity in 2016, according to CR Magazine, a journal that tracks such information.

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