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Gas Pipeline Limits Boosting Electricity Price

A lack of pipelines into New England is making natural gas costlier, pushing up wholesale electricity prices in the region by 55 percent last year, the region’s electric grid operator said Tuesday.

03/18/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power Truck heads to Pa. and NY. (Photo by WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

CL&P Crews Return

Connecticut Light & Power says crews who traveled to Pennsylvania and New York last week to help restore power after last week’s storm have completed work there and are returning to Connecticut

02/11/2014

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Grid Operator Sees Electricity Supply Shortage Looming

New England’s electric grid operator is warning that shutdowns of old power plants in the region are reducing supply and driving up prices.

02/05/2014

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PURA Cuts Nearly $50 Million From CL&P Storm Recovery Cost Request

State regulators have cut nearly $50 million from a request by Connecticut’s largest utility for ratepayers to pay for recovery from five destructive storms.

02/03/2014

A car that hit a snowbank is towed during a winter storm. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Coming Snow Could Slow Power Restoration Efforts

The ice that knocked out power to more than half a million people in the U.S. and Canada is stubbornly hanging on as frigid temperatures blanket a region from the Great Lakes to New England.

12/25/2013

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Transmission Rate Decision Favorable to Customers

A federal administrative law judge, in a preliminary decision has agreed with  Connecticut and officials in other New England states that the earnings paid to electric  transmission owners  are too high. The current rate is  […]

08/07/2013

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First Microgrid Sites Announced

The state has announced the first nine sites for the installation of small power stations that will keep electricity running during and immediately after major storms.

07/24/2013

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Trying to Save the Power Bill

SUSAN HAIGH     Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders are trying to revise a contentious proposal that would change how 800,000 electricity customers in Connecticut purchase power, knowing the program’s failure could create […]

05/30/2013

185,000 Without Power In Rhode Island

National Grid says more than 185,000 customers have lost power in Rhode Island.

02/09/2013

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Malloy Budget Includes Electric Plan

In a drive for more revenue, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday proposed a new arrangement to spur companies to sell cheaper electricity to about 800,000 ratepayers.

02/06/2013

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