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CT electricity supplier faces $50M class action suit

Attorneys representing energy consumers across the country filed a $50 million class-action lawsuit Thursday against Middlebury electricity supplier Starion Energy.

PURA issues regs for electricity supplier marketing, disclosures

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has officially issued rules electricity suppliers must follow going forward.

UI seeks 53% standard service rate hike

New Haven’s United Illuminating Co. has asked for state regulatory approval to increase its standard service rate by 53 percent starting Jan. 1.

Fuel Cell Energy contributes to Microsoft’s new Wyoming zero-carbon data center

Danbury’s Fuel Cell Energy recently helped develop a fuel cell for Microsoft's newly opened zero-carbon, waste-to-energy-powered data center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

UTC’s research center wins two R&D 100 awards

United Technologies Corp.’s research arm was recently awarded two R&D 100 awards by R&D Magazine for two breakthrough eco-friendly technologies: EcoTuff corrosion inhibitor and a portable...

Report: CT adds 275 clean energy jobs in 3Q

Connecticut announced the addition of 275 new clean energy and clean transportation jobs in the third quarter of 2014, ranking the state No. 7 in the U.S. for growth, a new report says.

UIL keeps Philly Gas hopes alive

Though city councilors in Philadelphia, Penn., have said they won’t approve UIL Holding Corp.’s acquisition of a municipal-owned gas utility, UIL said Monday that it won’t...

CT Water profits dip on higher expenses

Public water utility Connecticut Water Service Inc. said its third-quarter profits fell by nearly 11 percent, due to flat revenue and higher expenses.

NU 3Q profits rise on lower expenses

Northeast Utilities, which is co-headquartered in Hartford and Boston, reported a 12 percent increase in third-quarter profits, despite flat revenue, thanks to a decline in operating expenses.

Hartford gasoline prices down 32 cents in a month

The average price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline at Greater Hartford stations reached $3.257 on Tuesday, a decrease of nearly 32 cents over the past month, according to the AAA Daily Fuel...

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