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PURA Draft Okays $19.25 Monthly Electric Hike

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority cut the increase in its “fixed rate” charges sought by Connecticut Light and Power — but the draft decision still means a $19.25/monthly service charge for residential customers, up from $16 at present,


Water Company Agrees To $10 Million Rate Settlement

A Connecticut water utility says a settlement with state officials will cut rates for customers and it promises to not seek a general rate increase until 2015.


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Aquarion Water Seeks 17% Rate Increase

A water company buying up smaller systems to consolidate service in Connecticut is seeking a nearly 17 percent rate increase.



Electric Rates Coming Down

State regulators lower rates for CL and P and U.I.


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Storm’s Effect On Electric Rates To Be Determined

A rare October snow storm that caused record-breaking power outages could lead to increased electricity costs in Connecticut, where residents who endured days in the dark and cold already pay higher rates than any other state in the continental United States.


Anthem Says it Will Switch, Not Fight

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield says it will seek new insurance rates rather than appeal a decision by state regulators rejecting its request for a nearly 20 percent increase. Anthem […]