Public Utilities Regulatory Authority

File image of a tree and power lines on Route 10 in Simsbury.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Connecticut Regulators Approve CL&P Rate Hike

Connecticut regulators have given final approval to a rate hike for Connecticut Light & Power that will raise consumer costs by a total of roughly $100 million.

12/17/2014

Residents at a PURA public forum in Farmington, Feb. 20, 2014. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Residents Express Outrage Over Electric Costs

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority held a public forum Thursday night at the Farmington Senior Center where residents could voice their concerns with competitive electric suppliers.

02/20/2014

United Illuminating

Utility Puts Tree Trimming On Hold

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) – The United Illuminating Co. is putting its proposed tree-trimming plan in southwestern Connecticut on hold, after customers said they were worried about too many trees being cut down and the […]

01/29/2014

File photo of Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy.  (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Regulators OK Massive Conn. Gas Expansion Plan

Connecticut utility regulators gave final approval Friday to a plan to expand natural gas service to about 280,000 new customers throughout the state over the next decade.

11/22/2013

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Energy Regulators Begin Review Of Massive Gas Plan

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut regulators were set to begin a week-long series of hearings to determine who will pay for an ambitious multimillion-dollar plan by the state’s three utilities to connect about 280,000 […]

09/10/2013

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.

03/23/2012

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