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January 10, 2017

A New Report Warns of The Dangers of Energy Sprawl

by Jack Kramer | January 10, 2017 12:27pm

leungchopan via shutterstock HARTFORD, CT – A new report both documents and warns about the surge in proposals to use farmland and forest for the construction of large solar electricity-generating facilities in Connecticut.

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December 14, 2016

Low Fuel Costs Hurting Environmental Efforts

by Jack Kramer | December 14, 2016 12:25pm

Jack Kramer file photo HARTFORD, CT – Efforts to accelerate the state’s population use of greener energy sources are being hampered by the low cost of traditional fuels, a group of experts told an environmentally conscious audience at the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Environmental Summit this week.

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How Did Connecticut’s Economy Fall Behind?

by Christine Stuart | December 14, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo General Electric’s decision to move its headquarters to Boston may have just been the most visible sign that Connecticut failed to lay the groundwork for a 21st century economy, but a University of Connecticut professor says there were plenty of other missed opportunities over the past two decades.

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December 13, 2016

Water Conservation Efforts Would Be More Effective If Mandated By Municipalities

by Jack Kramer | December 13, 2016 12:41pm

Jack Kramer photo HARTFORD, CT – Taking proactive measures to battle continuing drought conditions in the state is better left to municipalities than utility companies, is what environmentalists and an audience of state officials and legislators heard from experts Tuesday.

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December 6, 2016

Energy Was More Affordable This Year, But Future Is Uncertain

by Jack Kramer | December 6, 2016 12:54pm

Jack Kramer photo HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut’s energy affordability gap decreased over the past year but only because energy costs were lower. It’s a trend that isn’t likely to last, experts who monitor utility costs for the needy warned Tuesday.

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November 18, 2016

Connecticut Increases Electric Vehicle Tax Credit For Some Vehicles

by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2016 12:11pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut officials announced Friday that they plan to increase a popular consumer rebate program for the purchase of certain electric vehicle models.

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October 31, 2016

For Now, State Shelves Plans To Increase Natural Gas Capacity

by Jack Kramer | October 31, 2016 4:30am

shutterstock Connecticut is shelving plans to increase natural gas capacity for power plants but officials insisted Thursday that doesn’t mean they are any less committed to converting more consumers to natural gas.

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October 12, 2016

Malloy Creates Cyber Security Position

by Christine Stuart | October 12, 2016 2:49pm

Christine Stuart photo The man who was appointed chairman to the Public Utility Regulatory Authority in 2012 will assume a new but familiar role in state government.

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October 6, 2016

Blumenthal, Murphy Say Congress Is Ripe for Green Bank Legislation

by Jack Kramer | October 6, 2016 4:30am

jack kramer / ctnewsjunkie Connecticut U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal told a receptive audience at the Yale School of Management on Wednesday that the timing has never been better for Congress to pass national Green Bank legislation.

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September 28, 2016

Senate, House Approve Deal To Keep Helicopter Production In Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2016 12:30pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 5:02 p.m.) There was bipartisan consensus Wednesday that the $220 million economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin to continue helicopter production in Connecticut is a good deal for taxpayers.

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