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Protecting those who have protected our country

Vincent Santilli, CEO and executive director of Homes for the Brave, believes it’s important to create a safe space for those who have served their country as they negotiate the sometimes-difficult reentry into civilian life.

Report: Every dollar invested in Connecticut energy efficiency generates $7 into...

Energy-efficiency programs and services generated 34,000 jobs and delivered a $1.4 billion increase to the gross state product last year, according to the report.

Proposal seeks new commercial use at former UI site in Shelton

The property, which is now home to an empty 100,000-square-foot two-story office building, is in the process of being sold for $6.6 million to a limited liability company.

State cuts United Illuminating’s revenue and rate increase levels

Public Utilities Regulatory Authority cites the need for "fair and reasonable rates."

Learning from Sandy

PURA officially rules utilities responded adequately.

Challenge could zap energy rates

Consumers may see lower electric bills next year.

State AG says regulators should reject UI’s rate increase request

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.

Energy efficiency returns quadruple bond yields, study finds

The study, commissioned by United Technologies Corp., found that investing in a 30 percent improvement in building efficiency would have an internal rate of return of 28.6 percent over a 10-year period – which is four times better than the average corporate bond yield.

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

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, UI restorations near completion

Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and United Illuminating (UI) Co. reported just over 1,000 remaining outages statewide as of Nov. 7, after the storm initially knocked out power for more than one million customers.

‘We need to make sure … this state is made whole’

Economists projected the damage brought by Hurricane Sandy would result in total losses of between $30 billion and $50 billion as Connecticut utilities, transit providers and government agencies labored to restore order and restart business.

After recovery, reconstruction

A fuller picture emerged on Tuesday, Oct. 30 of the damage to homes and businesses in Fairfield County.

Outages mount in Fairfield County

About 14,000 Connecticut Light & Power Co. customers in Fairfield County were without power Monday afternoon as Hurricane Sandy approached.

Conn. charges into microgrids

With up to $15 million in funding, Connecticut plans to build at least 10 microgrids in partnership with utilities, municipalities and the private sector.