Opposition Digs In Over Electric Rate Hike RequestA fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut's largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.
PURA Cuts Nearly $50 Million From CL&P Storm Recovery Cost RequestState regulators have cut nearly $50 million from a request by Connecticut's largest utility for ratepayers to pay for recovery from five destructive storms.
Attorney General Asks To Disallow Part Of CL&P Storm Recovery RequestConnecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants at least $90-million dollars in rate hikes sought by Connecticut Light & Power.
Two Projects To Diversify State's Energy PortfolioThe state of Connecticut is choosing two clean energy projects to help diversify its energy portfolio.
Bristol Building Condemned; Four Families DisplacedBristol police have condemned a multi-family home after an electrical worker found water pouring from a basement ceiling onto the building's electrical panel.
Explosion Injures Four CL&P WorkersThree Connecticut Light & Power workers were injured today, during an explosion in a manhole in Hartford.
Lawmakers Call For Rejection Of Most Of CL&P Rate Hike Request
CL&P Says Five Storms Cost $462.3 Million; Company Asks To Recover $414 MillionConnecticut 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.
CL&P, IBEW Reach Tentative AgreementCL&P and the IBEW have reached a tentative contract agreement covering about 1,200 workers
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.
No Projection On Power Restoration Connecticut's largest utility is handling large-scale power outages following Superstorm Sandy as it did after last year's destructive autumn snow storm in nearly every way but one: no restoration projections.
Union Linemen Critical Of CL&P Staffing Connecticut Light & Power's unionized linemen rallied at the State Capitol over what they say are inadequate staffing levels.