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Siting Council greenlights fuel cell at Norwich hotel

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Siting Council has approved the installation of a 460-kilowatt fuel cell at Norwich Inn and Spa, which is expected to provide for all of the property’s power needs.

Affordable housing developer joins Green Bank board

Matt Pilon |

Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz has appointed an affordable housing and finance expert to the board of directors of the quasi-public Connecticut Green Bank.

S. Korean fuel cell park with CT ties unveiled

Matt Pilon |

Danbury’s FuelCell Energy executives traveled to South Korea this week where its manufacturing partner and minority owner, POSCO Energy, unveiled a 20-megawatt fuel cell park in the capital...

DEEP: Sewage funds paying off

Boating pumpout facilities on Long Island Sound and Connecticut’s largest lake pumped a record 1.28 million gallons of sewage in 2016, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection...

Jepsen vows emissions fight

Matt Pilon |

State Attorney General George Jepsen isn’t happy with President Donald Trump’s recent policy stance to ease emissions standards for vehicle tailpipes.

Judge orders Exxon to hand over documents related to climate change

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A judge said on Wednesday that Exxon Mobil must turn over documents to a New York prosecutor probing whether the company lied to the public and investors about the threat of climate change.

Nuclear brinksmanship: Does Millstone need help to stay open?


Lobbyists crowded into a committee room at the General Assembly to watch the inevitable advance Tuesday of a bill that sponsors say would simultaneously lower electric rates and stabilize profits...

Biz, environmentalists square off on $525M carbon tax

Matt Pilon |

For the past decade, Democratic U.S. Rep. John Larson has regularly lobbied Congress to pass a nationwide tax on carbon emissions, something that had been supported by former Vice President Al Gore.

Nuke bill takes shape

Matt Pilon |

Legislators have further fleshed out sparse language in a proposed bill seen as a way to boost Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford, which is struggling to compete with low natural gas prices.

Glastonbury power company delivering gas turbines to Libya

Patricia Daddona |

Glastonbury-based PW Power Systems Inc. has agreed to deliver two gas turbine units to the General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL).

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