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Eversource wants to ramp up credit reporting

Matt Pilon |

In the face of a three-year upswing in delinquencies among its residential accounts, Connecticut's largest electric and gas utility wants to report customer payment data to credit bureaus every month.

Monsanto targeted in potential mega-merger

CNNMoney |

The world's largest seed seller is the target of a massive takeover bid from Bayer. Monsanto disclosed late Wednesday that it has received an unsolicited offer from its German rival.

Energy embezzler sentenced in $9M theft

Keith Griffin |

Stealing more than $9 million in economic stimulus program funds in 2010 and 2011 has landed a former Glastonbury resident 13 months in prison.

Oil prices hit highest level in 7 months

CNNMoney |

Oil prices are staging a strong recovery and inching towards $50 per barrel. Unexpected supply disruptions in places like Canada, Nigeria and Venezuela have caused oil prices to hit their highest...

NRG Home Solar pulling plug on CT

Keith Griffin |

As recently as September, NRG Home Solar was looking to hire for its Middletown offices. Now it has notified the state it is closing its doors in Connecticut.

CT weighs tougher building codes to combat climate change

John Stearns |

The homebuilding industry is taking a wait-and-see approach to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent executive order directing state agencies to strengthen building codes in response to climate change.

Sufficient power available for summer season

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

Electricity should be in adequate supply in Connecticut and the rest of New England during the summer if temperatures aren't unusually high and disruptions in natural gas supply to power plants is...

White House cites The Hartford for energy efficiency

President Obama’s Better Building Initiative mentioned The Hartford for work it has done in beating its energy efficiency goals.

Public transportation commission seeks input

Keith Griffin |

The Connecticut Public Transportation commission is holding two public hearings on the expansion and improvement of services across the state.

UConn agriculture scores $1.5M in research funds

Keith Griffin |

UConn has received $1.5 million from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to to support agricultural research on climate change, best management practices, and the economic impact of the food and fiber...

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