A water main break on Main Street at Pearl in downtown Hartford could affect the evening commute.
The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection is advising residents to be wary of so called ” collection calls” allegedly from utilities. The scammer calls claiming to be with one of the Connecticut Utilities and says […]
Connecticut utilities would face penalties for taking too long to fix power outages during emergencies under legislation that Senate Democrats proposed Wednesday.
Senate Democrats are proposing legislation that would establish penalties for utilities that fail to meet performance standards when restoring power during emergencies.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he plans to propose legislation that could lead to new performance standards that utilities must meet when responding to storms and emergencies. Utilities could face fines if they do not meet the standards.
Democratic legislative leaders are preparing to examine whether Connecticut was ready for Tropical Storm Irene and if utility and telecommunication companies mounted
an effective response to its destruction.
Utilities scrambled Monday to restore power to nearly 8 million homes and businesses left in the dark by Hurricane Irene.
Attorney General George Jepsen has filed
suit to enforce a $360,000 civil penalty imposed by state utility
regulators against a Redding company accused of defrauding an
association of independent schools and an electricity supplier of