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CT institutions part of $70M federal energy investment

Three Connecticut institutions are part of a winning bid for a $70 million federal energy efficiency innovation investment, according to a White House announcement.

Wrice's two decades narrowed CT's energy-affordability gap

Keith Griffin |

When Patricia Wrice started as executive director of Operation Fuel back in 1997, things were much different. While she was full time, the organization was largely part time and housed in a church...

PURA chair: Power grid must be protected from cyber attacks

Matt Pilon |

The head of Connecticut's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority on Thursday continued to call for higher levels of preparation for a potential cybersecurity attack on the power grid, which he and a...

Grocery chain invests in efficiency upgrades

Matt Pilon |

Grocery chain Geissler's Supermarket said it's investing in efficiency upgrades to improve efficiency across its seven stores.

Eversource, Stamford ink efficiency deal

Stamford officials have signed an agreement with utility provider Eversource and Energize Connecticut that aims to save up to $1 million in energy costs over the next three years.

Plaudits for Green Bank’s commercial solar leases

A nonprofit coalition of public clean-energy agencies has recognized the Connecticut Green Bank for its CT Solar Lease Commercial program.

Boat infrastructure cash up for grabs

Connecticut boaters in need of a place to park their vessel will benefit from a round of federal funding, state officials announced this week.

STR Holdings gets $8.3M IRS refund

Enfield’s STR Holdings, a global provider of encapsulants to the solar industry, has received a much needed financial boost in the form of an $8.3 million tax refund from the IRS.

New Britain gets $3.4M grant for lead remediation in homes

John Stearns |

New Britain is receiving a $3.4 million federal grant to help prevent lead poisoning, according to an announcement from the city's mayor and congressional delegation.

Why oil could return to $30 a barrel this year

CNNMoney |

The oil crash is over, right? Maybe not.

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