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May 3, 2016

OP-ED | Keeping Connecticut’s Commitments

by Carol Browner | May 3, 2016 10:00am

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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 3:59pm

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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House Gets Chance To Debate Fate of Nuclear Power Plant

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 2:45pm

Courtesy of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Flickr A bill designed as a “safety net” for the nuclear energy industry sailed through the state Senate late Friday — just five minutes after it was posted online and a month after the industry signaled that it was struggling.

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April 27, 2016

Residents Push For House Vote On Water Bill

by Steve Majerus-Collins | April 27, 2016 4:27pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS / ctnewsjunkie A measure that would hinder a plan to sell discounted water to a private bottler in Bloomfield may never reach the House floor before the session ends next week.

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April 18, 2016

Committee Approves Tesla Bill

by Jack Kramer | April 18, 2016 11:12pm

lon seidman file photo A bill to allow Tesla Motors to circumvent local car dealerships and sell their electric vehicles directly to consumers in Connecticut has advanced.

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March 25, 2016

Lawmakers Ponder Future of Millstone

by Christine Stuart | March 25, 2016 12:49pm

Christine Stuart photo What would happen if Millstone, the nuclear power plant run by Dominion, were to shut down?

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March 15, 2016

Stalled Green Energy Projects May Jolt Legislators

by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 15, 2016 5:30am

Doug Hardy file photo A handful of Connecticut municipalities are pushing legislators to give them the go-ahead to participate in a green energy program that left them out.

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March 2, 2016

Car Dealers Call for Equal Playing Field, Rev Up Opposition to Tesla Bill

by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2016 6:30am

Christine Stuart photo The Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association is going on the offensive against the latest legislative effort to allow Tesla Motors sell their vehicles directly to consumers.

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December 22, 2015

Eversource Takes Step Forward in Northern Pass Project

by New Haven Register | December 22, 2015 6:30am

Eversource Energy has achieved a small victory in its efforts to get the Northern Pass transmission line project approved when New Hampshire officials ruled that the company’s application for the project was complete.

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December 18, 2015

EPA Chief Returns to Hartford, Touts Paris Agreement On Climate Change

by Christine Stuart | December 18, 2015 5:30pm

Christine Stuart / CTNewsJunkie It was a homecoming of sorts for Gina McCarthy, the current administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency who served as the head of Connecticut’s Department of Environmental Protection from 2004 through 2009.

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