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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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August 2, 2016

New Englanders Are Concerned About Climate Change, But Unwilling To Pay Rate Increases

by Cara Rosner | August 2, 2016 10:00am

opinion dynamics Most New Englanders are concerned about climate change, but they also worry about energy costs and wouldn’t voluntarily pay more for electricity to limit climate change’s effects, a survey found.

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May 25, 2016

Nonprofit Says Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Climbing

by Christine Stuart | May 25, 2016 10:30am

shutterstock A nonprofit clean energy advocacy organization estimates that Connecticut’s greenhouse gas emissions have reversed course and increased by 4.4 percent since 2012.

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May 3, 2016

OP-ED | Keeping Connecticut’s Commitments

by Carol Browner | May 3, 2016 9:00am

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At a time where the world is moving forward with cleaner, safer energy and lowering the carbon pollution that contributes to climate change, Connecticut is poised to take an important step forward.

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April 30, 2016

Lawmaker Struggles To Sell Bill To Help American Car Company Open Retail Stores

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 2:59pm

Christine Stuart file photo Unable to find a compromise, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, gave up on legislation that would have allowed electric car manufacturers like Tesla to sell directly to customers in Connecticut.

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