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Northeast Utilities

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Top Northeast Utilities Articles

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  • Unneeded Power Line Would Scar New Hampshire

    The Northern Pass Transmission Project — a proposed $1.4 billion electricity transmission project that would bring 1,200 megawatts of energy from Hydro-Quebec's hydroelectric plants in Canada to southern New England — is one of the hottest...
  • Chronically Understaffed CL&P Squeezes Workers Harder

    Who do you want standing between a blackout and Connecticut's increasingly frequent major storms — a utility worker in a hardhat behind the wheel of a bucket truck or someone in a $2,000 suit steering a desk in Hartford or Boston? Connecticut Light...
  • Thumbs Down On CL&P Hike, Up On Health Site Guru

    Thumbs down to Connecticut Light & Power for proposing an outrageous increase in its fixed monthly customer charge. It's suggesting a 59 percent hike in its flat-rate service charge. What?! That would increase a consumer's bill by $114 per year, hiking it...
  • Rep. Esty Right To Return NU Contributions — And Others

    Rep. Esty Right To Return NU Contributions — And Others
    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty acted wisely last month when she returned $3,500 in campaign contributions from executives and lobbyists for Northeast Utilities, an energy company regulated by her husband, Dan Esty, who is the commissioner of the state...
  • Economic Journal Should Live On — Online

    If it has run its course, The Connecticut Economy shouldn't be killed, it should be replaced. The one thing this state doesn't need right now is less information. The quarterly publication from the University of Connecticut's economics department will...
  • Adding Hydropower To State Energy Mix Makes Sense

    A good bill to get more clean energy into Connecticut has been held up in the House. That's too bad. The House should pass the bill, which has already passed the Senate. It would likely lower Connecticut's sky-high electric rates while decreasing the...
  • New Northeast Utilities Should Stay A Player

    For nearly two decades, Northeast Utilities has been an unusually strong and imaginative force in economic development in Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The company's economic development and community relations department had a small core of...
  • Is CL&P Really Ready For Storm Season?

    Is CL&P Really Ready For Storm Season?
    It was hard not to wonder, as thousands of households were plunged into darkness this past week, whether Connecticut Light & Power has the wherewithal to withstand another season of storms. Last week's weather didn't help the utility make its case that...
  • NU's Malloy Fundraising Isn't Right

    In what The Courant called the biggest pay-to-play controversy of the current gubernatorial campaign, we at Connecticut Energy Marketers Association have a lot to say about the probe [Aug. 28, Connecticut, "Agency Again Takes No Action In Case Of CEO's...
  • Marlborough Forgotten

    Fascinating fact about Marlborough, Conn.: Its name comes from an ancient Indian word meaning "place where power will fail throughout town in any major storm and Northeast Utilities will forget to restore it for days and weeks on end and town also...
  • 11/13/2011-Heroes

    11/13/2011-Heroes
    We the peeps of Connecticut have been angry at Northeast Utilities and CL&P, justifiably so, in my opinion. But there is one group of people we are not angry with, in fact, we are grateful to.    They came from 23 states and Canada. They worked...