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PURA proposes $30M penalty for Eversource’s response to Isaias

In addition, United Illuminating has been assessed a $2.1 million penalty.

PURA rips Eversource, UI for Isaias response; Utilities face loss of...

“Eversource failed and must regain our trust,” declared Attorney General William Tong.

CT agreement with United Illuminating: No rate increases until 2023

"Eversource, the ball is in your court now," said Attorney General William Tong.

Despite Tropical Storm Isaias, Eversource earned $1.2 billion in 2020

Still to be determined is what, if anything, the utility owes customers for food and medication spoilage incurred during the tropical storm.

PURA changes electric rate adjustment process

The agency also launched an initiative to redesign customers’ electric bills.

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.

State Senate approves ‘Take Back Our Grid’ bill; Eversource responds with...

“The legislation passed tonight includes performance-based regulation which we believe will benefit our customers," Eversource -- roundly criticized for its response to Tropical Storm Isaias -- said.

CT House overwhelmingly passes bill that would force utilities to compensate...

Eversource and United Illuminating would pay a maximum of $250 to each residential customer for spoiled food and medication due to an outage that lasts more than four days from an emergency.

Draft legislation moving forward to penalize utilities in CT for poor...

The legislation requires utilities to credit residential customers $125 a day for service outages more than 72 hours after an emergency, except for emergencies causing outages that involve more than 870,000 customers.

‘Sorry for the stress’ of Isaias response, Eversource CEO tells CT...

“I agree I’m extremely well compensated,” Eversource head James J. Judge said about the $19.8 million he was paid last year. “I know how well I’m paid. I also know that the compensation is very much in line with CEOs of similar sized utilities.”

Fairfield County pols look to revive consumer protection bill; Eversource says...

“As this was an act of nature, we don’t provide reimbursement," an Eversource spokesman said, "but we encourage our customers to reach out to their insurance carrier to see if it’s in their homeowner’s or renter’s policy.”

$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.

Eversource close to restoring all power, but legal threats on the...

"Don’t let them spin this and tell you it’s gotten better," Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said of Eversource. "It hasn't."

CT Attorney General Tong promises redress for ‘stunning failure’ of utilities...

"Why were Eversource and United Illuminating so woefully underprepared once again?" wonders Attorney General William Tong.

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.