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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.

FTC approves Dynegy deal

Dynegy, which operates the Roseton and Danskammer power stations in Newburgh, has accepted a $665 million takeover bid by Icahn Enterprises LP.

Bright idea

Central Hudson pays for customer lighting upgrades in limited program.

Brighter idea

LEDs poised to revolutionize lighting, says local inventor.

Energy report

The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund is offering a new loan program for emerging technologies.

Entrepreneurship thrives in downturn

Nearly 30 percent of students now in college plan to go into business for themselves once they graduate, and 1 percent of them are already engaged in an enterprise of their own.

Looking to amp up solar power

Prism Solar Technologies of Highland and Central Hudson are working on a three-year project to test Prism Solar’s patented holographic film against a pair of other methods for collecting sunshine and converting it to electricity.


Red Hook begins green initiative

Red Hook aims to reduce carbon footprint by 10 percent.

Lights out on solar jobs bill

State lawmakers fail to consider major jobs legislation.

CL&P rates expected to go down

CL&P rates will likely drop this year and next.

CL&P rates expected to drop

Connecticut Light & Power rates will likely drop this year and next.

PSC OKs CH rate hike

Utility gets second rate hike in less than a year; says it will aid planning.