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December 13, 2017

Energy Affordability Gap Widens

by Christine Stuart | December 13, 2017 12:21pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Energy prices have crept back up over the past year and widened the energy affordability gap in Connecticut.

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November 29, 2017

Utilities To Hold Local Meetings, Avoid Hartford Public Hearing

by Jack Kramer | November 29, 2017 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — The second part of a public hearing on the utility companies’ response to the late October storm will be held in individual towns impacted, rather than in Hartford as originally scheduled.

The Energy and Technology Committee said that this week’s public hearing regarding the utility companies’ response to the storm that took place Oct. 29 and 30, has been reorganized into a series of in-district working meetings involving key utility representatives, municipal officials, first responders, and legislators.

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November 27, 2017

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Senate Republicans Look For Tax Cut Victory

by Peter Urban | November 27, 2017 3:01pm

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President Donald Trump will drop in on the Senate Republican’s weekly policy luncheon on Tuesday to make the case for action on legislation to overhaul the federal tax code which Trump claims is needed to expand the nation’s economy.

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November 16, 2017

Lawmakers Question Storm Response

by Jack Kramer | November 16, 2017 5:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Officials from the state’s largest utility, Eversource Energy, defended the company’s response to the late October storm that left hundreds of thousands without power, stating that it “turned into a more intensive storm than was forecast.”

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November 13, 2017

Utility Response Hearing Scheduled

by Staff Report | November 13, 2017 1:59pm

The Energy and Technology Committee will hold an informational hearing at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, on state utilities response to the late October storm.

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November 10, 2017

Legislative Committee To Review Eversource’s Storm Response

by Jack Kramer | November 10, 2017 5:30am

HARTFORD, CT — The General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee will hold hearings on the responsiveness — or what many say is lack of responsiveness — of Eversource to the late October storm that left hundreds of thousands without power in Connecticut.

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November 6, 2017

Electricity Rates Are Going Up In January

by Jack Kramer | November 6, 2017 5:29am

Shutterstock Utility bills for homeowners will be going up by an average of $7.45 cents per month as of Jan. 1, 2018.

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November 1, 2017

Five Years After Superstorm Sandy, Connecticut Officials Say It’s Making Progress

by Jack Kramer | November 1, 2017 10:00am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT - Officials planned to mark the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, but this past weekend’s powerful storm made Tuesday’s event in New Haven even more timely.

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October 25, 2017

Energy Industry Threatens Lawsuit Over State Budget Raid

by Christine Stuart | October 25, 2017 7:02pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — The two-year, $41.34 billion state budget that sweeps millions of dollars from the Energy Efficiency Fund wasn’t even passed before businesses working in the industry threatened a lawsuit.

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October 23, 2017

Business Owners, Environmentalists Pan Clean Energy Raid

by Christine Stuart | October 23, 2017 2:26pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Solar energy system installers, environmental advocates, and clean energy business owners were more than critical Monday of a last-minute decision by legislative leaders to balance the state budget by sweeping three clean energy funds.

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