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Trying to Save the Power Bill

SUSAN HAIGH     Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders are trying to revise a contentious proposal that would change how 800,000 electricity customers in Connecticut purchase power, knowing the program’s failure could create […]

05/30/2013

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CL&P Says It’s Ready For Peak Demand Season

With the first hot spell of the summer season expected for later this week, Connecticut Light and Power is announcing preparations to meet power demand this summer. CL&P Vice President of Energy and Delivery Services […]

05/29/2013

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Murphy Calls for Action on Nuke Waste

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is asking Senate leaders to solve the longstanding problem of where to dispose of nuclear waste. Connecticut’s junior senator wrote to Democratic and Republican members of the […]

05/20/2013

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Millstone Gets OK To Expand Nuclear Waste Storage

State officials authorized the Millstone nuclear plant on Thursday to significantly expand nuclear waste storage capacity over the next 30 years.

05/02/2013

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Senate Approves Effort To Boost Hydropower

New rules for renewable energy use in Connecticut passed their first big test Wednesday when the state Senate approved legislation proposed by the governor to boost hydropower from Canada.

05/01/2013

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Waste Storage Considered For Millstone

Connecticut regulators appear poised to approve a seven-fold expansion of on-site nuclear waste storage at the Millstone nuclear power complex in Waterford.

04/25/2013

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Lawmakers Call For Rejection Of Most Of CL&P Rate Hike Request

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe Courtney are urging state regulators to reject most of a request by Connecticut Light & Power Co. to charge customers $414 million for costs related […]

04/01/2013

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Setting Up Renewable Energy Market Proves A Problem

The New England states are having problems putting together details of how to operate New England market to purchase renewable energy.

03/31/2013

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CL&P Says Five Storms Cost $462.3 Million; Company Asks To Recover $414 Million

Connecticut Light and Power says the five major storms the last two years have cost it $462.4 million dollars — and it is asking permission to pass $414 million of that on to ratepayers starting in December of next year.

03/28/2013