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Pot-focused private equity firm closes funding round

A Norwalk-based private equity firm is getting into California's legal marijuana market.

PURA greenlights Eversource's Simsbury closure

Matt Pilon |

After more than a year of trying, Eversource has won permission from its state regulator to close a Simsbury work center.

Fitch upgrades Eversource subsidiaries

Matt Pilon |

Fitch Ratings has upgraded its issuer default ratings for three Eversource electric subsidiaries, citing growing strength from transmission investments, lower generation risks and expenses, and other...

Eversource gets high marks for clean energy deployment

Connecticut’s largest investor-owned utility received top scores for clean energy deployment in a ranking of the 30 largest U.S. utilities commissioned by a nonprofit that promotes sustainable...

As Millstone goes, so goes the cost of electricity in state

By Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

How much longer Waterford’s Millstone nuclear power station will continue operating is a major concern for Connecticut’s energy watchdogs and planners.

New England must invest in energy infrastructure

Carl Gustin |

Recent cancellations and delays of proposed large-scale energy infrastructure projects, and results from two regional surveys suggest energy policy and consumer and business concerns in New England...

DEEP institutes Burr Pond booze ban

For the rest of the summer and part of fall, alcohol is forbidden at Torrington’s Burr Pond State Park, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection recently announced.

Home efficiency co-payments to rise

Matt Pilon |

The cost of residential weatherization and efficiency services provided by the state's two utilities is set to rise later this summer.

U.S. oil boom isn't dead. It's plotting a 2017 comeback

CNNMoney |

New cracks have emerged in the U.S. oil boom, thanks to the crash in prices orchestrated by OPEC.

STR Holdings board member resigns

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

Andrew Africk has resigned as a member of STR Holdings Inc.’s board of directors, STR officials say in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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