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Report: Home energy cost burden rises

Matt Pilon |

Higher heating prices last winter posed a more “crushing burden” on the state's low-income population, according to energy-assistance nonprofit Operation Fuel.

Hartford Travel Center set for spring debut

Gregory Seay |

Construction continues on a refueling-rest stop along I-91 in Hartford's North Meadows, with opening now set for next spring, the owner says.

Hartford councilors demand better deal from waste plant

Matt Pilon |

The redevelopment of a major waste-to-energy incinerator and recycling operation in Hartford's South Meadows is expected to boost the revenue that the city receives from the tax-exempt facilities,...

Regulators reviewing Millstone’s secret financials

Matt Pilon |

The owner of the Millstone Station nuclear plant in Waterford has submitted confidential financial data to state regulators reviewing the financial viability of the plant, according to records.

Bitcoin boom may be a disaster for the environment

CNNMoney |

Bitcoin's phenomenal rise this year may be making speculators very rich, but some observers say it's terrible for the environment.

Manchester to house New England's largest Tesla 'Supercharger'

Matt Pilon |

Electric vehicle maker Tesla is building a 16-stall charging facility in Manchester that looks to be its largest yet in New England.

Solar farm on former E. Windsor landfill to benefit S. Windsor taxpayers

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

A solar power facility on a former landfill in East Windsor will help a neighboring town, South Windsor, save as much as $1 million over two decades on its electric bill, officials say.

Trash/recycling plant to provide $1M to Hartford

Matt Pilon |

The recently enacted state budget, which provides a restructuring lifeline to the city of Hartford, also requires a recycling and trash-to-energy plant that processes one-third of Connecticut’s...

Clinton utility plans $66M infrastructure investment in 2018

Patricia Daddona |

Clinton water utility Connecticut Water Service has authorized a $66.2 million capital spending plan for 2018 focused on pipeline replacement and aging infrastructure updates.

$5.8M gas line supplying Hebron buildings, businesses

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Connecticut Natural Gas said it has completed and activated a new $5.6 million gas main in Hebron that will supply energy to municipal buildings, businesses and schools.

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