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Natural Gas Prices Blamed For Higher Electricity Rates

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Electric rates in Connecticut are rising. State regulators approved an 8 percent increase in electric generation rates for Connecticut Light & Power residential customers who do not get their electricity from […]

05/28/2014

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Storms Cut Power

Severe thunderstorms in portions of western Connecticut have taken down trees and power lines.Thousands of Connecticut Light and Power customers lost electricity Tuesday night.

05/27/2014

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CL&P Seeks Rate Increase

Connecticut Light and Power says it will seek a 5.9 percent rate increase from state regulators as it works to replace aging infrastructure and improve reliability.

05/09/2014

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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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NB Police: Watch Out For CL&P Phone Scam

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ New Britain police are warning of telephone scams targeting Latino residents. Police said Friday it’s received numerous complaints in the last month about a scam by callers speaking Spanish and […]

11/29/2013

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Officials to Kick Off 2-Day Emergency Drill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State and local officials will be working with utility companies during a two-day, statewide emergency drill aimed at preparing for a major ice storm. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will kick off […]

06/20/2013

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State Mops Up After Andrea

There were no serious problems reported as a result of our most recent bout with Mother Nature. Storm Andrea dropped the predicted two-to-four inches of rain. There were some problems on highways Friday evening as […]

06/08/2013

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CL&P Says It’s Ready For Peak Demand Season

With the first hot spell of the summer season expected for later this week, Connecticut Light and Power is announcing preparations to meet power demand this summer. CL&P Vice President of Energy and Delivery Services […]

05/29/2013

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CL&P Seeing Fewer Outages During Storms

By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press BERLIN, Conn. (AP) _ In the nearly 18 months since a tropical storm and freak October nor’easter wreaked havoc on Connecticut’s electrical system, the state’s biggest utility has been strengthening […]

02/26/2013

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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

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