Attorney General William Tong wants Eversource and United Illuminating to immediately reimburse consumers for lost food and prescriptions using shareholder, not ratepayer, funds.
Two power plants are in line to provide hot water; infrastructure will be required to UB and the city.
In a brief filed June 4 with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, Attorney General George Jepsen called on the authority to reject an electric rate increase request from The United Illuminating (UI) Co.
An early morning storm that blew through Connecticut with winds of more than 60 mph has left thousands of residents without electricity.
The United Illuminating Company filed a request Jan. 11 to raise its energy distribution rates beginning January 2014.
Public hearings around the state will begin in January to asses the public utility companies' emergency response to Hurricane Sandy.
Utilities continued to chip away at the remaining outages, with Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating Co. reporting a combined 33,500 customers still without electricity as of 10 a.m. Nov. 5.