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Marijuana patient rolls growing

The number of patients registered in the state's medical marijuana program has grown by more than half over the last six months, the Department of Consumer Protection said Monday.

State lawmakers pushing electric vehicle use

Q&A talks with State Rep. James Albis (D-East Haven), who is co-sponsoring legislation that would lay the groundwork for electric vehicle expansion in Connecticut.

Winter power costs dropped 45%

John Stearns |

New England's 2014-15 winter was snowy, but its wholesale electricity prices from December through February were significantly lower than the previous winter, according to new data from regional...

Pratt’s $10B plans relies on military, service

Brad Kane |

East Hartford jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has mapped out an ambitious five-year plan that is projected to add an extra $10 billion in revenues.

STR general counsel resigns

Enfield manufacturer STR Holdings said its general counsel and senior vice president Alan N. Forman has notified the company he will resign next month to pursue another opportunity.

CT sets $250M clean-water bond sale

Connecticut is serving up another batch of “green bonds,’’ this time $250 million worth to finance communities’ clean-water and drinking-water infrastructure projects...

Former nuclear plant to re-open Connecticut River access

The owner of the decommissioned Connecticut Yankee nuclear power plant in Haddam has agreed to remove a barrier that has blocked boaters and fisherman from accessing a manmade canal to the...

OneRoof enters CT solar market

San Diego, Calif.-based OneRoof Energy said it has expanded its menu of solar-panel design, installation and financing options to Connecticut homeowners.

Proton OnSite tapped for power-to-gas tests

Wallingford's Proton OnSite said the country's largest natural gas utility has selected it to participate in tests that aim to demonstrate a novel kind of energy storage.

Busway’s long-term success rides on employer, college connections

Chris Dehnel Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

The state's new Hartford-New Britain busway has kicked off its inaugural run with much fanfare and hope that the 9.4 mile thoroughfare will help alleviate highway traffic and make it easier for...

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