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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

(File/Sean Gallup/Getty Images News)

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

(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

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

(Thomas Lohnes/DDP/Getty Images)

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

(Ross Land/Getty Images Sport)

Easton Couple Charged With Theft Of Electricity

An Easton ouple has been charged with bilking a utility out of nearly $43,000 over seven years by damaging the meters that measure their home electricity use.

01/30/2013

Simsbury (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

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,

11/01/2012

Governor Malloy during Hurricane Irene, Aug. 28, 2011 (Aaron Kupec/WTIC Photo)

Malloy: State Is Better Prepared For This Storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut is in a better prepared for Hurricane Sandy than it was last year when the state was hit by the remnants of Hurricane Irene, which knocked out power to residents for days.

10/26/2012

Tree limbs down (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Storm Gusts Top 50 MPH; Power Out; Roads Closed

A storm system with wind gusts clocked at over 50 mph knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses in Connecticut.

09/19/2012

(Courtesy Metro North Railroad website)

85-Foot Tree Falls In Storm, Outages Affect Train Service, Most Greenwich Customers

Metro North trains are running on about a thirty-minute delay, after an outage in Greenwich forced them to consolidate service and switch to diesel engines

08/06/2012

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