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Group Challenges New England Energy Coordination

A Boston environmental group is challenging how energy policy is coordinated by New England’s six governors, saying the state leaders are conducting private negotiations with the energy industry.

03/20/2014

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State Pushing Hard To Expand Solar Energy To Homes

Connecticut is pushing aggressively to expand solar energy to homes. A state effort backed by a $27 million fund supplied by utility ratepayers tries to join as many homeowners as possible to lower the cost of residential solar installation.

11/29/2013

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Conn. Towns Honored For Energy Efficiency Efforts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Thirty-five Connecticut communities are being recognized for their efforts to improve energy efficiency. The 35 municipalities will earn their first “Bright Idea Grant” through the Clean Energy Communities program. The grants […]

11/28/2013

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Conn. Report On Fuel Affordability To Be Unveiled

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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Energy Regulators Begin Review Of Massive Gas Plan

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut regulators were set to begin a week-long series of hearings to determine who will pay for an ambitious multimillion-dollar plan by the state’s three utilities to connect about 280,000 […]

09/10/2013