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Malloy signs Millstone bill, then questions its need


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill Tuesday that allows the state to enhance the profitability of Dominion Energy's Millstone nuclear power plant in Waterford, while pointedly asserting that Dominion...

House passes Millstone bill

Matt Pilon |

After passing a two-year budget deal by a veto-proof margin Thursday, House lawmakers passed a bill that could lead to the state's sole nuclear power plant to bid for state-assigned electricity...

Avangrid's Q3 net dips

Matt Pilon |

Orange-based utility parent Avangrid said it's third-quarter profits dipped 9 percent, partly due to weaker results in its renewables business segment.

House sends veto-proof, bipartisan budget to Malloy


With the flourish of a veto-proof margin, the House of Representatives voted Thursday to give final legislative passage to an overdue, bipartisan budget crafted without the direct involvement of Gov.

Millstone opponents: Early shutdown could cost $680M+

Matt Pilon |

A lobbying group of power plant owners continues its assault on Millstone Power Station, which has asked lawmakers to let it compete in state-led competitions for power contracts with utilities.

FuelCell Energy to supply Navy base

Danbury’s FuelCell Energy said it has signed a power purchase agreement to install and operate two of its electrochemical power plants that will supply electricity to the U.S. Navy submarine...

DEEP taking heat on its proposed changes to solar policy

When James Schwartz took a look at the solar energy provisions in the new Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) draft released in July by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, he was...

PURA to review CT utilities' pipeline practices

Matt Pilon |

Following a report last week alleging that Connecticut's utility providers Eversource and Avangrid artificially constrained pipeline capacity, driving up energy prices, the state's utilities...

Report: Artificial natural gas scarcity cost ratepayers $3.6 billion

Matt Pilon |

A team of researchers said Wednesday in a report that New England ratepayers incurred $3.6 billion in added costs from 2013 to 2016 from alleged actions by Eversource and Avangrid that artificially...

Millstone opponents: Wait for federal nuke rule changes

Matt Pilon |

Opponents of a proposal that could bring Millstone Power Station higher ratepayer revenues in Connecticut are hoping a newly initiated federal review will stall any potential state action on the...

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