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PURA to review CT utilities’ pipeline practices

Matt Pilon |

Following a report last week alleging that Connecticut’s utility providers Eversource and Avangrid artificially constrained pipeline capacity, driving up energy prices, the state’s...

Report: Artificial natural gas scarcity cost ratepayers $3.6 billion

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A team of researchers said Wednesday in a report that New England ratepayers incurred $3.6 billion in added costs from 2013 to 2016 from alleged actions by Eversource and Avangrid that artificially...

Millstone opponents: Wait for federal nuke rule changes

Matt Pilon |

Opponents of a proposal that could bring Millstone Power Station higher ratepayer revenues in Connecticut are hoping a newly initiated federal review will stall any potential state action on the...

With no plan for replacing Millstone, what are CT's options?

JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL | CT Mirror |

For the third time in less than a year-and-a-half, the Connecticut legislature has come close, but still hasn't okayed a plan to boost the finances of the Millstone Nuclear Power Station.

Report: CT utilities' cyber defenses 'adequate'

Matt Pilon |

A confidential review of four utility companies' cybersecurity strategies has determined that all have adequate “operational defense systems.”

As electric car sales accelerate, environmental advocates still worry

Matt Pilon |

In recent years, Hoffman Ford Lincoln general sales manager Billy Genereux has sold and leased from his East Hartford show room an increasing number of plug-in hybrid vehicles, which can run on both...

MIRA, MDC settle long-running plant dispute

Matt Pilon |

The state’s waste disposal and recycling agency will pay $8.3 million to the Metropolitan District (MDC) to settle a long-running legal dispute over a trash-plant operating contract that...

Courtney targets nuclear waste

Matt Pilon |

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney said he and a Vermont colleague have introduced legislation in Congress aimed at easing the cost of managing nuclear waste for communities such as Haddam.

40 Catholic groups to stop investing in coal and oil

CNNMoney |

A coalition of 40 Roman Catholic organizations said Tuesday that they will no longer invest in fossil fuels.

UConn: State agriculture nets $4B annually

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

Although Connecticut's manufacturing, technology, and insurance industries tend to overshadow agriculture, a newly released study from the University of Connecticut shows that farms and related...

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