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Challenge could zap energy rates

Consumers may see lower electric bills next year.

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.

Positive reviews, unanswered questions for energy plan

The Comprehensive Energy Strategy finalized Feb. 19 by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy seeks to more than double the number of Connecticut businesses with access to natural gas, while leaning heavily on utilities and consumers to foot the bill for any infrastructure.

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 awarded honors for Sandy response

The Edison Electric Institute awarded Connecticut Light and Power an Emergency Response Award in recognition for the company's efforts to restore service following the storm.

Malloy: $3M in energy efficiency incentives available

Connecticut has made available $3 million in new energy efficiency incentives for residents and businesses that have incurred energy-related reconstruction costs as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Sandy could rival 1938 hurricane

Meteorologists warned Hurricane Sandy could be the most destructive since the Long Island Express of 1938.

Utilities cool to food replacement mandate

Connecticut’s utilities gave a chilly reception to a proposal to force them to replace customers’ spoiled food following power outages.

CBIA: Gov. to introduce energy plan

At a CBIA conference on Oct. 5, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to detail elements of an energy plan he is readying for Connecticut.

Shivery’s pay up 17 percent

Northeast Utilities’ embattled former CEO got a 17 percent pay boost thanks to the NStar merger.

CL&P has new president

Northeast Utilities named Bill Herdegen III as president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Light & Power.

Conn., CL&P launch energy programs

Connecticut and CL&P separately launched programs to help agencies and residents save money on energy.

As Conn. “solarizes,” N.J. reaches milestone

As Connecticut ups solar incentives, New Jersey says it now generates 1 percent of its power from photovoltaic systems.