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Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone To Ask Permission To Use Warmer Cooling Water

Connecticut’s nuclear plant is preparing to ask federal regulators for permission to use water that’s even warmer than the temperature that forced it to shut a unit last August.

02/18/2013

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Operation Fuel Seeks Donations For Energy Assistance Fund

The non-profit Operation Fuel is hoping residents consider donating funds through its “Add-a-Dollar” program. Utility customers are being encouraged to contribute in order to provide those who need it with energy assistance. Op-Fuel’s executive director […]

02/04/2013

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Tree Removal Operation Along Rail Line Begins Next Month

The state Department of Transportation is teaming up with Metro-North Railroad and Connecticut Light and Power in announcing a tree removal program along the Metro North New Haven commuter line in Stamford and Greenwich. Officials […]

01/29/2013

Power line repairs (Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

Northeast Utilities Disputes Charge It Broke Layoff Reporting Rule

Hartford-based Northeast Utilities is disputing allegations by Connecticut officials that the company broke a requirement to notify the state of any layoffs.

12/04/2012

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Heating Oil Dealers Object To Malloy’s Natural Gas Convesrsion Plan

An energy strategy proposed by Gov Dannel P. Malloy encouraging conversion to natural gas is drawing strong opposition from the home heating oil industry.

12/03/2012

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Officials To Protest ISO New England Proposed Budget Hike

State attorneys general, regulators and consumer advocates in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island said Wednesday a proposed budget requested by New England’s electric grid operator is excessive.

11/28/2012

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Selectman Proposes Generator-Purchase Program

Ridgefield’s first selectman is asking Connecticut’s largest utility to help state residents buy small generators to keep the power on during major storms.

11/26/2012

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United Illuminating President to Retire

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The president and chief operating officer of United Illuminating is announcing he will retire at the end of the year. Anthony Vallillo also will step down as executive vice president […]

11/16/2012

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New Yorkers Line Up For Gas In Connecticut

Greenwich police say lines are forming at gas stations in town as people from the New York City area drive into Connecticut in search of fuel.

11/02/2012