Connecticut’s attorney general is criticizing the state’s two major utilities over last fall’s snowstorm cleanup and wants state regulators to reject some reimbursements.
State regulators lower rates for CL and P and U.I.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says the state’s energy and environmental commissioner acted properly when he asked state utility regulators to halt a final decision on Connecticut Light & Power’s application to install advanced electricity meters.
Utility crews in Connecticut restored power to more than 80,000 customers in the past 24 hours, dropping the number of outages below 200,000 in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.
Connecticut Light & Power says it is making significant progress in restoring power after the severe thunderstorms of earlier this week.
A not-for-profit group that promotes power reliability in the Northeast says the supply of electricity this summer will be adequate even if the region experiences prolonged heat waves or power is interrupted.
Ten line crews from Connecticut Light and Power left for Vermont Monday night to help in power restoration efforts there.
Students at Granby Middle and High schools are being dismissed at noon today, because the schools have no electricity.