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A Connecticut Light & Power Truck heads to Pa. and NY. (Photo by WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Opposition Digs In Over Electric Rate Hike Request

A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut’s largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.

08/26/2014

Electric repairs (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

PURA Cuts Nearly $50 Million From CL&P Storm Recovery Cost Request

State regulators have cut nearly $50 million from a request by Connecticut’s largest utility for ratepayers to pay for recovery from five destructive storms.

02/03/2014

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Attorney General Asks To Disallow Part Of CL&P Storm Recovery Request

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants at least $90-million dollars in rate hikes sought by Connecticut Light & Power.

11/01/2013

Solar energy (Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Bristol Building Condemned; Four Families Displaced

Bristol police have condemned a multi-family home after an electrical worker found water pouring from a basement ceiling onto the building’s electrical panel.

06/14/2013

File photo of a utility cover. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images News)

Explosion Injures Four CL&P Workers

Three Connecticut Light & Power workers were injured today, during an explosion in a manhole in Hartford.

06/06/2013

CL&P Emergency Operations Center

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

Simsbury (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

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

Utility Worker (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

CL&P, IBEW Reach Tentative Agreement

CL&P and the IBEW have reached a tentative contract agreement covering about 1,200 workers

01/15/2013

Electric Meters (Riswan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)

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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