Connecticut Light & Power

Electric worker restores power (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Competitive Electric Suppliers Costing Consumers More Than $13M Monthly

New state data cements consumers complaints about the competitive electric supplier market.

03/13/2014

Electric line repairs (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Regulators Ask Utilities To Slow Tree Trimming

Connecticut regulators are asking the two largest utilities in the state to scale back their tree-trimming programs amid criticism by property owners, government officials, environmental advocates and other groups.

03/12/2014

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Discussion About Charging Customers Who Refuse To Allow Tree Trimming If Outages Result

A Connecticut Light & Power spokesman downplayed an executive’s comment that the utility was considering charging property owners when outages are caused by limbs falling from trees they refused to have trimmed.

03/06/2014

Connecticut Light & Power trucks get ready to help those without power in Pennsylvania and New York. (Photo by WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

CLP Utility Crews Aid NY, Pa. To Restore Power

Workers at Connecticut’s largest utility are headed to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania to help restore power knocked out by the latest winter storm.

02/06/2014

A military Humvee drives through a flooded road caused by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

CL&P Receives Good Marks From State Regulators

Good marks for Connecticut Light & Power in their Superstorm Sandy restoration efforts. State regulators say the company’s power restoration efforts during Superstorm Sandy were clearly improved compared to previews storms – specifically Tropical Storm […]

08/22/2013

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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

File photo of a street light. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Conn. Woman Accidentally Billed For Street Lights For 25 Years

Connecticut Light & Power has reimbursed a Cheshire woman almost $10,500 after acknowledging it billed her for 25 years for the electricity used to power streetlights near her home.

08/14/2012

October nor'easter utility plea (Courtesy William Kuntz)

Power Company, Workers Deadlock Over On-Call Time

Contract negotiations between Connecticut Light & Power and its workers have deadlocked in a dispute the union blames on the utility trying to avoid being caught short in a major storm.

07/31/2012

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Helicopter To String Transmission Lines

Connecticut’s biggest utility is using a helicopter to help string new high-voltage transmission lines for a Connecticut and Massachusetts transmission line upgrade.

07/30/2012

File image of a tree and power lines on Route 10 in Simsbury.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Disagrement Over Simsbury Tree Removal

In letters and calls to town officials, some Simsbury residents are objecting to Connecticut Light and Power plans to cut down about a hundred trees in part of town.

03/16/2012

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