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PURA extends enrollment period for Covid-19 payment program

Any customer enrolled in a Covid-19 Payment Program who is current with their payment terms cannot be disconnected, even once the Shut-off Moratoriums have concluded.

‘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.”

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.”

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.

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.

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.”

Starting a business: From low budget to ‘Whoa, budget!’

"Tech companies are moving out of California due to the high costs," said LendingTree's Derek Miller.

HomeServe USA acquires Tennessee-based ServLine

This is the Norwalk company's fourth acquisition within a 12-month period.

CT attorney general seeks federal cooperation on achieving clean energy goals

"Connecticut has committed to a carbon free electric grid by 2040, but we can't get there with FERC tying our hands," said Tong.

State cybersecurity report finds utility efforts adequate, but continued diligence needed

“Cybersecurity threats continue to grow across the United States, for everyone," noted Gov. Dannel Malloy.

Eversource’s $1.6B acquisition of Aquarion Water gets OK from state

The deal still faces approval from Massachusetts’ Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

Utility data released for Sustainable Westchester, first time in the state

As part of a community choice aggregation program in the county, Sustainable Westchester was authorized to receive data for more than 130,000 energy customers.

Water Co. tax refund to lower rates

New regulation allows for 6.5 percent cut in rates.

PURA: Utilities responded effectively to Sandy

PURA report makes few recommendations.