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.
Northeast Utilities, NStar Close On $5B DealFollowing 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 DealMassachusetts 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.
NU-NSTAR Merger Gains Preliminary OK From RegulatorsThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has given preliminary approval to a plan for Hartford-based Northeast Utilities, to merge with Boston-based NSTAR.
Counsumer Counsel Urges Approval Of Utility MergerConnecticut's consumer counsel is backing a proposed agreement that would see Northeast Utilities purchase a Massachusetts energy company for $4.9 billion.
Agreement Provides $25 Million Credit To Connecticut Consumers After NU-NStar MergerConnecticut utility customers will get a $25 million credit after Northeast Utilities' purchase of NStar is approved by the state.
NRG Asks State To Order Alternate Energy Purchases After NU-NStar MergerPower 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.
PURA: Public Interest A Must For NU-NStar DealConnecticut 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.''
Regulators Will Review NU-NSTAR MergerThe Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has ruled that it will review the proposed merger of Northeast Utilities and Massachusetts-based NSTAR.
NU-NStar Merger May Get Another LookConnecticut regulators have yielded to the state's top consumer advocate and dropped a hands-off stance to Northeast Utilities' proposed $4.72 billion purchase of a Massachusetts power company.
Mass. A-G Wants Rate Freeze If NU-NStar Merger Goes ThroughMassachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has asked state utility regulators to either impose a five-year rate freeze or credit electricity and natural gas customers more than $300 million in estimated savings as a condition of approving the proposed merger of NStar and Northeast Utilities.