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Temple Beth El in Stamford wins award for solar array

A national interfaith group lauds Temple Beth El's rooftop panels that provide 70 percent of the temple's electricity.

Utility company aims to improve transmission in Stamford

As electricity demands grow in Stamford, Connecticut Light and Power Co. plans to build a new underground line.

Metro-North completes $10M project

New Haven line upgrades power supply and adds services

New loan program to help reduce energy costs

Homeowners could apply for loans of up to $15,000 for energy-efficient equipment

Learning from Sandy

PURA officially rules utilities responded adequately.

State aims to spur more clean energy projects

The state legislature is on the verge of approving a bill to revise Connecticut’s renewable energy standards, with supporters saying it would both cut costs and cut down on the state’s greenhouse gas emissions

CL&P partners with colleges in job training program

Connecticut Light & Power Co. (CL&P) announced it will team with three community colleges to offer an associate degree program in Electric Power Technology as well as internship and other training opportunities.

CL&P earnings fall on higher taxes, pension and storm costs

Connecticut Light & Power Co., a unit of Northeast Utilities, saw earnings fall almost 13 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 as a result of a higher effective tax rate and higher pension, tree trimming and system maintenance costs.

CL&P workers ratify new contract

About 1,100 Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) employees belonging to two of the utility's largest labor unions ratified a new, four-year contract that takes effect immediately, the company announced Jan. 17.

State regulators approve CL&P plan to bolster grid

The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) yesterday approved a five-year, $300 million plan by Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) to strengthen its infrastructure and to increase grid reliability.

CL&P donates $500K to Human Services Council

Connecticut Light & Power donated $500,000 to Human Services Council (HSC) to help HSC supportive housing facility in Norwalk.

CL&P proposes $47M transmission upgrade

The state's largest utility yesterday unveiled a proposed $47 million upgrade that would feature the installation of a new, 115,000-volt underground transmission line in Stamford.

CL&P crews headed to NY

Approximately 60 Connecticut Light & Power line workers, mechanics, supervisors and safety professionals, as well as 200 Hydro Quebec line workers who had been assisting CL&P crews, are headed to New York and possibly to New Jersey, the utility company said.

Region sees full-scale mobilization in Sandy’s wake

As of Nov. 5, FEMA had already allocated $1 million to residents in the state’s four counties that received federal disaster declarations.

CL&P completes storm restorations

CL&P estimated that more than 1,000 business and residential customers will be unable to have electric service restored at this time due to severe storm damage requiring repairs.