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Lamont signs bill establishing performance-based incentives for utility companies

“Utility companies provide a critical service that can quite literally mean life or death in certain situations, and ratepayers deserve a level of respect that puts them above profits,” the governor said.

Eversource under fire as PURA hearings get underway

“This is not a time to just speak out and then go back to business,” Gov. Ned Lamont said. “Let’s not let this crisis go to waste.”

$1.5B class-action suit filed against Eversource

Attorney General William Tong wants Eversource and United Illuminating to immediately reimburse consumers for lost food and prescriptions using shareholder, not ratepayer, funds.

Thousands of Eversource customers still without power in Fairfield County as...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has asked Eversource to provide refunds to customers and hold off on rate increases and/or charges for restoring power; Eversource Chairman, President and CEO James J. Judge declined, the senator said.

As power outages linger in Connecticut, Eversource CEO urged to resign

The co-chair of the state’s Energy & Technology Committee is calling for the head of Eversource to resign, as statewide power outages remain in the 90,000 range, nearly a week after Tropical Storm Isaias.

Opinion: Who has the power?

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton refers to the utility as “Neversource.” I can’t decide between that one and “Ever-a-Source-of-Frustration.”

Connecticut launches investigation into utilities’ Isaias performance as pols’ tempers rise

The inquiry will help "determine whether the companies are meeting their legal obligations and whether any penalties need to be applied," Gov. Ned Lamont said. "The people of Connecticut deserve better than the service they are receiving.”

$5M grant to keep gas pumping during outages

A $5.1 million FEMA grant will help New York state's gas stations remain open during natural disasters and emergencies.

Malloy: Con Ed must rectify rail outage

Governor urges MTA seek legal action for outage.

The blackout buster

Kinsley keeps the juice flowing.

Commission to investigate response to power outages; Con Ed apologizes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Nov. 13 to establish a commission to investigate the response, preparation and management of New York’s utility companies after Hurricane Sandy, five days after Consolidated Edison Inc. issued an apology for its response.