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  • Former California Utility Executive To Replace Raymond Necci At CL&P

    A former executive of California's largest utility will replace Raymond P. Necci as president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Light & Power Co. after the longtime Northeast Utilities executive retires. NU announced Thursday that Jeff Butler,...
  • NU Seeks Energy Conservation Funds

    Northeast Utilities said Wednesday that it is applying for $50 million to $75 million in federal stimulus funds to pay for half of a massive expansion of its energy conservation programs. Electricity ratepayers would pick up the other half. "The...
  • Blumenthal: Limit How Much Utility Customers Pay Toward Executive Salaries

    Attorney General Richard Blumenthal urged state officials Tuesday to again consider limiting how much ratepayer money can be used to pay salaries of public utility executives. Blumenthal said utility customers contributed millions of dollars toward...
  • Gifts To The State: Question Of Propriety governor's Residence Gets Corporate Boost

    Since John G. Rowland became governor last year, businesses have donated more than $600,000 for improvements and furnishings at the state-owned residence in Hartford where he lives. In addition, corporate supporters raised enough money in two weeks in...
  • NU To Build Electric Car Charging Stations In Connecticut

    Berlin-based Northeast Utilities announced plans today to build New England's first network of charging stations for electric cars in Connecticut and Massachusetts over the next two years. Two NU subsidiaries, Connecticut Light & Power Co. and Western...
  • BrightScope Ranks The Best 401k Plans Among CT Companies

    The following is a list put together by BrightScope of the best 401(k) plans among CT companies with more than $100 Million in assets. Company -- Plan Name -- BrightScope Rating (Rounded to the nearest whole number) 1. The Phoenix Companies, Inc.: The...
  • Companies with the most older workers

    As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others. Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
  • Ticket Effort Starts; Saving Whalers The Goal

    A Hartford Whalers season ticket sales campaign has become a referendum on the team's future and began Tuesday with a difficult request: Forget the candidate's record. Gov. John G. Rowland and Lt. Gov. Jodi Rell brought corporate leaders -- and, in a...
  • Northeast Utilities Third-Quarter Net Income Declines

    Mild summer weather, the recession and the absence of one-time gains led to a decline in third-quarter net income for Hartford-based Northeast Utilities, the company said Monday. NU earned a net $64.8 million, or 37 cents a share, in the three months...
  • State Utility Regulators 'Legally Obliged' To Review NU-NSTAR Merger

    State Utility Regulators 'Legally Obliged' To Review NU-NSTAR Merger
    State utility regulators announced Wednesday that they are "legally obliged to review the proposed merger" of Northeast Utilities and NSTAR, a Boston-based utility, reversing a decision they made six months ago. The preliminary decision by the Public...
  • Power Outages Continue From October Storm

    Power Outages Continue From October Storm
    There was more tough talk aimed at Connecticut Light & Power on Monday, nine days after the snowstorm that wreaked havoc on trees and power lines and plunged more than 800,000 power company customers into darkness. During a late afternoon press...