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GOP budget plan raids energy efficiency funds

Matt Pilon |

A revised budget proposal unveiled by newly empowered Senate Republicans would divert $320 million from ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs to the state's general fund over the next two...

Despite Capitol demonstration, some lawmakers uncertain about Tesla marketing bill

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Lawmakers on Tuesday joined nearly 100 supporters of a bill that would open the state’s automobile sales market to Telsa in an effort to amp up the pressure to pass a bill that has stalled in...

CT sues EPA over transient Pennsylvania air pollutants

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to take action on the state's request to halt pollution blowing into Connecticut from a Pennsylvania coal-fired power...

CT's delayed energy plan could mean trouble for Millstone bill


Connecticut's master plan for energy use and policy is months behind its three-year update, and now the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says it will not be ready in time for...

Enfield's STR Holdings works to recover from 1Q losses

Patricia Daddona |

Based on millions of dollars in first-quarter losses, Enfield's STR Holdings Inc. said it is reorganizing and could shut its doors as it works to recover nonpayment from at least three clients in...

Report: More CT ratepayers paying higher third-party prices

Patricia Daddona |

A greater portion of Connecticut's residential electric ratepayers have been paying higher prices to retail suppliers instead of paying standard-offer prices set by the state's two major utilities,...

E.Htfd. clean energy firm delivers hydrogen recovery system to NASA

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Sustainable Innovations says it has delivered to the NASA Stennis Space Center a first-of-its kind system designed to recover hydrogen from certain waste streams.

Sustainable biz group targets Hartford area

Matt Pilon |

At a concert, it sometimes takes one brave soul to get a reluctant crowd dancing.

CT's first drought watch ends

Matt Pilon |

With precipitation levels improving, a group of state officials last week downgraded Connecticut's first ever drought watch to a lower-level drought advisory.

DEEP: Sweep wouldn’t affect pollution mitigation plans

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s attempt to close a nearly $390 million budget hole in the current fiscal year won’t affect plans to use funds from a Volkswagen legal settlement for air-pollution...

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