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July 25, 2017

Malloy Asks Regulators To Review Millstone, But Owners Say It Doesn’t Change Assessment

by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2017 1:02pm

Courtesy of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is using his executive authority to ask state energy regulators to review the viability of the Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford.

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July 13, 2017

Last Veto of the 2017 Session Goes To Bridgeport

by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of NuPower's website HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy handed Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim his last veto of the 2017 legislative session when he declined to sign legislation for a thermal heating and fuel cell project.

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July 10, 2017

Connecticut Continues Focus On Cybersecurity

by Christine Stuart | July 10, 2017 1:03pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is taking a leading role in actively fighting back against cybersecurity attacks, according to state officials.

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Battle Over Millstone Nuclear Plant Rages On

by Christine Stuart | July 10, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of the NRCC HARTFORD, CT — With no state budget in place, various groups who saw their bills die during the regular session are looking to resurrect their legislation through budget implementation language.

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June 27, 2017

Fight Over Millstone Continues

by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2017 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — They might have lost the battle to get their bill passed before the end of the regular legislative session, but Dominion Energy continues to press forward with its attempt to win support for an opportunity to bid on energy contracts.

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June 23, 2017

Shared Solar Struggles In Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2017 5:30am

LEUNGCHOPAN VIA SHUTTERSTOCK HARTFORD — (Updated 2:30 p.m.) It could produce 2,580 full-time jobs during construction and $374 million in local economic benefits for the state, according to a new report, but the idea of shared solar hasn’t gotten off the ground in Connecticut.

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June 19, 2017

Survey Finds Connecticut Struggles To Fill Energy Sector Jobs

by Cara Rosner | June 19, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of the CBIA / DEEP survey HARTFORD, CT — The good news: there’s growing demand for energy-related jobs in Connecticut. The bad news: like their counterparts in manufacturing, most business leaders in the energy sector are struggling to fill entry-level positions due to a lack of qualified candidates, a new survey found.

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June 9, 2017

Coalition Of 13 States To Challenge Trump On Vehicle Emission Standards

by David Shepardson, Reuters | June 9, 2017 5:23pm

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — New York State’s attorney general and 12 other top state law enforcement officials, including Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson, said on Friday they would mount a vigorous court challenge to any effort to roll back vehicle emission rules by the Trump administration.

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June 8, 2017

Tesla Bill Dies Again

by Jack Kramer | June 8, 2017 12:00am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Another General Assembly session has come and gone and Connecticut consumers will still have to travel to Massachusetts or New York to purchase vehicles manufactured by Tesla.

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June 7, 2017

Senate Sends Millstone Bill To House In Final Hours

by Christine Stuart | June 7, 2017 12:29pm

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — The House still needed some time Wednesday to decide whether they will move forward with legislation that allows the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to survey the energy market.

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