Northeast Utilities

Senator  Richard Blumenthal.

Blumenthal: Rate Hike Request “Unfair”

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Senator Richard Blumenthal has fired off a letter to PURA, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, voicing concerns about a rate hike request by Connecticut Light and Power. Blumenthal calls CL&P’s request […]

08/26/2014

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Natural Gas Prices Blamed For Higher Electricity Rates

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Electric rates in Connecticut are rising. State regulators approved an 8 percent increase in electric generation rates for Connecticut Light & Power residential customers who do not get their electricity from […]

05/28/2014

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

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Northeast Utilities Reducing IT Department, Assigning Some Employees To Vendors

Northeast Utilities says it’s eliminating 200 information technology jobs.

10/01/2013

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CL&P Says It’s Ready For Peak Demand Season

With the first hot spell of the summer season expected for later this week, Connecticut Light and Power is announcing preparations to meet power demand this summer. CL&P Vice President of Energy and Delivery Services […]

05/29/2013

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Lawmakers Call For Rejection Of Most Of CL&P Rate Hike Request

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe Courtney are urging state regulators to reject most of a request by Connecticut Light & Power Co. to charge customers $414 million for costs related […]

04/01/2013

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Northeast Utilities Disputes Charge It Broke Layoff Reporting Rule

Hartford-based Northeast Utilities is disputing allegations by Connecticut officials that the company broke a requirement to notify the state of any layoffs.

12/04/2012

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Northeast Utilities’ New CEO Says Company Learned From Last Year’s Power Problems

The new chief executive of Northeast Utilities said Wednesday that New England’s largest utility has its work cut out for it following two storms last year that damaged power lines and the company’s reputation.

05/16/2012

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Northeast Utilities, NStar Close On $5B Deal

Following 18 months of federal and state review, Northeast Utilities has closed on its $5 billion purchase of NStar, creating the biggest utility in New England.

04/10/2012

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Final Hurdle Cleared In NU-NStar Deal

Massachusetts regulators have approved Northeast Utilities’ $5 billion purchase of a Massachusetts energy company, clearing the way for the formation of one of the biggest U.S. utility companies.

04/05/2012

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