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The General Assembly is giving up on a special legislative session to address how to keep Connecticut committed to a transition to electric vehicles, leaving the issue for consideration in the regular session that opens on Feb. 7.
A pivotal week for a contentious environmental issue opens today with Gov.
A proposed data center complex on the Millstone nuclear power station’s private property in Waterford would draw electricity directly from the plant — a unique plan its developers describe as environmentally friendly, minimally disruptive and econ
Key Capture Energy is at the forefront of bringing renewable energy to Connecticut, ahead of the state’s goal of getting all its electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2040.
Electric utility United Illuminating has received three regulatory approvals for battery energy storage system pilot projects in Bridgeport, New Haven and North Haven.
Connecticut’s progress toward reducing motor vehicle emissions, the state’s largest source of pollution, hit a major roadblock last fall after Gov.
The state will receive a $14.6 million federal grant to expand its network of electric vehicle charging stations in seven communities. The grant will support the following investments:
An administrative appeal of a utility rate case with broad political and legal implications in Connecticut was heard Thursday by a judge who embraced the notion that regulators could have discretion under existing law to be tougher on regulated mo
Fitch Ratings downgraded utility company Eversource Energy’s long-term issuer default rating a notch from BBB+ to BBB on Thursday.
Shirley Surgeon stood in her basement Wednesday morning and rejoiced at what wasn’t there: water, sometimes up to her ankles from flooding. It’s been common in her Adams Street neighborhood.
Eversource Energy announced that it will take a 2023 fourth-quarter charge of up to $1.6 billion as it seeks to divest its 50% ownership stake in three offshore wind projects in New York and Connecticut.
A union representing more than 400 employees of United Illuminating has filed a motion to intervene as a party plaintiff in the electric utility’s appeal of a recent rate decision by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURA).
United Illuminating, an electric company based in Orange that serves more than 341,000 customers in Connecticut, is in a public policy battle with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) over cuts
A New Jersey company that is being investigated for running a “solar scam” in several states, including Connecticut, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which means it is shutting down and does not plan to reorganize.
Orange-based Avangrid has pulled the plug on its proposed purchase of a New Mexico utility operator after a three-year effort.
Democrats in the General Assembly have proposed bills that would expand the state’s paid sick leave law to all private sector workers.
Under the proposals, all workers in Connecticut would be eligible for up to 40 hours of paid sick leave, depending on how many hours they work.
Currently, the state’s paid sick leave program only applies to companies with more than 50 workers.
In addition, the proposals would expand the categories of family members an employee may use paid sick leave to care for, including grandchildren.
They would also allow workers to use paid sick leave for counseling for a physical or psychological injury, or a disability.
Republican leaders expressed concerns about the proposals, calling them “tone deaf.”
A lobbyist for the Connecticut Business & Industry Association said the proposals, while well-intentioned, would have a negative impact on small businesses with few employees.
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