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Temperature Down, Electricity and Natural Gas Demand Up

Utilities, power companies and New England’s grid operator moved on several fronts Tuesday to guarantee sufficient supplies of energy in the Northeast to keep homes and businesses warm as temperatures plunged to near-record low levels.

01/07/2014

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What’s Best For The Environment: Do This, Not That

When trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.

12/09/2013

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Gas Leak Found In School’s HVAC System

Students were evacuated from East Hartford High School for about an hour this morning after an odor of natural gas was reported in the school’s library area.

11/07/2013

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Preliminary Ruling Approves Expansion Of Natural Gas Service

Connecticut regulators have issued a draft ruling approving a massive expansion of natural gas service across the state.

11/06/2013

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Malloy Signs Energy Legislation

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed key energy legislation into law on Monday.

07/08/2013

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Texas Company Proposes New Natural Gas Pipeline, Including 44 Miles In Connecticut

_ In another sign that natural gas is outpacing costlier heating oil, a Texas energy company is proposing to install new pipelines, replace others and build transmission stations in the heavily populated, 200-mile New York-to-Boston corridor.

07/06/2013

Utilities Ask State To Fund Natural Gas Plan

Connecticut Natural Gas, Southern Connecticut Gas Co. and Yankee Gas have presented state regulators with a rare joint proposal for connecting 280,000 customers over 10 years. They are asking the state to approve a new rate plan to finance the massive project.

06/18/2013

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Gas Leak At Manchester Middle School Causes Brief Evacuation

A gas leak at Manchester Middle School caused a brief evacuation this morning. A representative in the school superintendent’s office says the incident occurred just before 7:50 a.m. The smell of gas prompted an alarm […]

04/25/2013

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Regulators Warn Of Possible Failings In State Energy Plan

Connecticut’s utilities regulators say Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to reshape state energy policy with an emphasis on natural gas could be costly to ratepayers and in some cases fails to consider costs when evaluating investments.

03/07/2013

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Energy Strategy Encourages Natural Gas

Governor Malloy has unveiled the final version of the state’s energy strategy.

02/19/2013

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