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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 […]


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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 […]



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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]



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 […]



Union Approves New Contract with C L and P

BERLIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s largest utility and the union that represents about 1,100 workers reached a contract agreement Thursday that proposes a wage increase of about 11 percent over four years. Frank Cirillo, a […]


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CL&P Projects “Substantial” Power Restoration By Monday Or Tuesday

Connecticut Light and Power is projecting “substantial completion” of power restoration
by Monday or Tuesday of next week,


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Utilities May Offer Storm Restoration Projections Thursday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Executives at Connecticut’s two main utilities say they’ll tell customers on Thursday when power will be restored, three days after Hurricane Sandy and the hybrid storm it spawned pounded the Northeast […]