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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 […]


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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.


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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.



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.


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NU-NSTAR Merger Gains Preliminary OK From Regulators

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has given preliminary approval to a plan for Hartford-based Northeast Utilities, to merge with Boston-based NSTAR.


State Consumer Counsel Elin Katz urges the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to approve a settlement she and the state attorney general reached, which would allow Northeast Utilities to merge with NSTAR. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Counsumer Counsel Urges Approval Of Utility Merger

Connecticut’s consumer counsel is backing a proposed agreement that would see Northeast Utilities purchase a Massachusetts energy company for $4.9 billion.


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Agreement Provides $25 Million Credit To Connecticut Consumers After NU-NStar Merger

Connecticut utility customers will get a $25 million credit after Northeast Utilities’ purchase of NStar is approved by the state.


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NRG Asks State To Order Alternate Energy Purchases After NU-NStar Merger

Power provider NRG Energy Inc. wants Connecticut to require Northeast Utilities to agree to buy power from an alternative energy plant as a condition of the utility’s $4.8 billion purchase of Boston-based NStar.


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PURA: Public Interest A Must For NU-NStar Deal

Connecticut regulators say they won’t approve Northeast Utilities’ proposed multibillion-dollar purchase of Massachusetts electric company NStar unless the companies show the deal would be in the “public interest.”


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Regulators Will Review NU-NSTAR Merger

The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has ruled that it will review the proposed merger of Northeast Utilities and Massachusetts-based NSTAR.