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July 13, 2015

Electric Supplier Settles for $2.6M

by Cara Rosner | July 13, 2015 11:58am

istock North American Power LLC, an electric supplier that has been accused of using deceptive marketing tactics, will pay $2.6 million to the nonprofit Operation Fuel under a settlement agreement filed with state utility regulators.

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June 3, 2015

Sunday Hunting Bill Headed To Governor’s Desk

by Madeline Stocker | June 3, 2015 3:05pm

Deer management zones courtesy of the DEEP A bill authorizing Sunday hunting of deer with a bow and arrow on private property passed the Senate Wednesday and is headed to the governor’s desk.

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June 1, 2015

OP-ED | Tesla Is Good For Connecticut, Good For The Planet

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | June 1, 2015 8:00am

Among the many issues left for the last week of session is the fate of a bill that would allow Tesla Motors to sell cars directly to Connecticut consumers.

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May 21, 2015

House Lawmakers Give Tesla the Green Light; Bill Heads to Senate

by Elizabeth Regan | May 21, 2015 5:13pm

A bill designed with Tesla Motors in mind made it through the House on Thursday, paving the way for the Senate to decide if the company should be allowed to bypass auto dealers and sell its electric cars directly to Connecticut consumers.

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May 20, 2015

Senate Approves Variable Rate Ban to Protect Residential Electric Consumers

by Elizabeth Regan | May 20, 2015 7:15pm

Elizabeth Regan It is now up to the House to decide if Connecticut will become the first state in the country to ban variable-rate electricity contracts.

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April 23, 2015

Governors Renew Their Cooperation To Region’s Energy Challenge, Under Protest

by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 8:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Environmentalists stood Thursday outside the Connecticut Convention Center to protest a long-term energy strategy being discussed at a closed-door meeting between five of the six New England governors.

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February 24, 2015

Lawmakers Seek To Ban Variable Rate Electricity Contracts

by Hugh McQuaid | February 24, 2015 4:44pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Lawmakers signaled Tuesday they would revisit the controversial third-party electricity supplier market and seek to ban variable rates in residential electricity contracts.

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January 30, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Keystone Pipeline Takes Center Stage in the Senate

by Jordan Fenster | January 30, 2015 9:29am

Despite a presidential veto threat, the Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday in favor of S.1, which approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, with no help from Connecticut’s two Democratic senators.

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January 26, 2015

Linemen Express No Confidence In Utility Before Storm

by Hugh McQuaid | January 26, 2015 3:59pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo A union representing utility workers called attention to their vote of no confidence in Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas Monday as residents around the state braced for an expected blizzard.

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January 15, 2015

Report Blames Renewable Energy For Higher Costs, Proponents Say It’s ‘Misleading’

by Cara Rosner | January 15, 2015 11:30am

Shutter Stock photo A state mandate requiring electricity providers to get a certain percentage of their power from renewable energy sources is forcing consumers to pay rising electric rates and will cause other problems down the road, according to a report out this week.

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