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CT hosting Earth Day test drives in Hartford

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection will hold an electric vehicle fair on Earth Day, April 22, at Bushnell Park in Hartford.

Texas energy comparison website coming to CT

A website allowing businesses and residents to compare offers from competitive electricity and natural gas suppliers in April started expanding to Connecticut.

Wallingford energy firm finishes 10K multi-family audits

Wallingford energy efficiency firm Competitive Resources Inc. has completed more than 10,000 audits of multi-family units since it started offering the service in 2011.

Westport firm launches new environmental paper

Westport-based FutureMark Paper Group has launched the first 100 percent recycled paper to work with high-end corporate marketing materials and magazines.

Officials expect $1.8B this year for transportation priorities

Road and bridge improvements will dominate the state's transportation priorities through 2018, officials said today.

Horizon recovers investment in energy company

Farmington’s Horizon Technology Finance said it has recovered $9.9 million from a Texas energy storage company in which it had previously invested.

CT, utilities outline cybersecurity plan

Connecticut's regulators and utilities on Monday released their cybersecurity plan to strengthen the state's energy infrastructure from hackers and terrorists.

From gloom to boom: Engineering sector ramps up

Becky Bergman |

Engineer design firms gearing up for a construction boom in Connecticut are facing hiring and recruiting challenges that will only increase as the demand for services in the petroleum, energy and...

Electric grid battles power plant closures

Brad Kane |

As New England power plants close, the operator of the electricity grid is speeding up efforts to eliminate price volatility and ensure the region has enough power to meet rising demand.

DMV extends emissions deadline for recalled vehicles

The state Department of Motor Vehicles said it's extending the emissions inspection deadline for owners of recalled General Motors vehicles.

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