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Esty Leaving State Post, Returning To Yale

Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Dan Esty is returning to Yale.

01/15/2014

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Biomass Plant Running In Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A $225 million biomass energy plant in Plainfield has begun operating 10 years after planning began and is producing enough electricity to power the equivalent of 37,000 homes. The Bulletin of […]

01/07/2014

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Energy Affordability Study Being Released

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – An emergency energy assistance program is releasing its annual report that shows the gap between energy prices in Connecticut and how much families can pay. Officials at Operation Fuel say there […]

11/14/2013

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Preliminary Ruling Approves Expansion Of Natural Gas Service

Connecticut regulators have issued a draft ruling approving a massive expansion of natural gas service across the state.

11/06/2013

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Two Projects To Diversify State’s Energy Portfolio

The state of Connecticut is choosing two clean energy projects to help diversify its energy portfolio.

09/20/2013

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Low Water Levels Prompted Automatic Shutdown At Millstone

Officials at Connecticut’s nuclear power plant says one of its two operating units shut down due to low levels of the water used to cool the reactor core.

08/12/2013

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Summer Utility Assistance Program Available For Needy Residents

As it does during the cold weather months, Bloomfield-based Operation Fuel has begun a limited summer assistance program. Executive Director Pat Wrice says those eligible can apply for one-time grants of $500 to go toward […]

08/07/2013

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Gas Leak Prompts Hospital Evacuation

Fairfield firefighters are evacuating a convalescent hospital after a natural gas leak this afternoon

06/24/2013

Daniel Esty (Courtesy DEEP)

DEEP Commissioner To Discuss Energy And Environmental Goals

Later today, Connecticut’s commissioner for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will discuss key legislation passed this session in the General Assembly. Commissioner Dan Esty says the bills allow Connecticut to continue to move […]

06/18/2013