Connecticut Light and Power
The threat of flooding is prompting United Illuminating to de-energize three substations in Bridgeport. The move will leave about 52-thousand customers in Bridgeport and surrounding towns in the dark.
Connecticut’s governor says he expects Monday night’s high tide will cause flooding that will take out power substations and sewage treatment facilities along the state’s shoreline.
Just about a year after Simsbury was among the hardest hit municipalities from an October snowstorm, town officials have already met to discuss the possibility of a visit next week in some form from Hurricane […]
Workers at Connecticut’s largest utility may inch closer to a strike when they vote Thursday and Friday on a contract offer that the union’s leadership has recommended be rejected.
Connecticut Light & Power has filed a plan with state regulators to spend $300 million over five years to strengthen its system against storms.
Connecticut’s Department of Transportation and the state’s largest electric utility, armed with millions of dollars in extra resources, are both aggressively taking chain saws to many of the state’s trees– the main culprits in last year’s storms that left roads blocked and thousands of residents without power for days.
Connecticut Light & Power says roughly 192,000 customers who experienced extended outages following an October snow storm will receive credits in next month’s bills.
South Windsor Police have arrested two men accused of trying to steal copper wire from a Connecticut Light and Power substation early Saturday.
As Connecticut first began digging out from a major October snowstorm, its largest electric utility fielded as many as a half-million calls per day from customers who were angry and frustrated over widespread power outages.
The embattled former president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Light & Power says he is proud of its employees for their response to two recent major storm-related outages, but there are still “lessons to be learned.”