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Northeast Utilities

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  • Election Agency Probes Legality Of NU Chief's Solicitation For Malloy

    The State Elections Enforcement Commission is investigating whether Northeast Utilities' top executive violated state campaign financing laws last September by asking about 50 of his managers to contribute money to support Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
  • State Selects Two Large Biomass Projects For Long-Term Contracts

    The state energy department locked in long-term contracts Friday with two of the largest wood-burning biomass plants in New England, a move it says will save ratepayers $15 million and diversify the region's sources of renewable power. But instead of...
  • Kevin Hunt: She Pays Neighbor's Bill 11 Years In Meter Mix-Up. Why Does Law Protect Yankee Gas?

    Kevin Hunt: She Pays Neighbor's Bill 11 Years In Meter Mix-Up. Why Does Law Protect Yankee Gas?
    Q: "On June 5, 2013, my neighbor left me a message that Yankee Gas turned my meter off. A technician came out and replaced my meter. He said the meter was connected to my neighbor's. I had been paying my neighbor's bill and they were paying mine. "I...
  • NU Fundraising Email Reveals Ugly Politics

    Northeast Utilities Chairman, President and CEO Thomas May, a Massachusetts resident, is a successful executive with appalling instincts who made an ugly assault on decency in September. The wealthy executive used the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre...
  • 11 Lessons Learned: Storm Sandy's Legacy

    11 Lessons Learned: Storm Sandy's Legacy
    It's a safe bet that on Tuesday, Connecticut will not suffer the ravages of a storm that knocks out power for more than half the state's households and leaves thousands homeless. As we look forward to the first safe Oct. 29 in three years, we think...
  • Kevin Hunt: Maker Will Fix Defective $56 Luggage . . . For $70 Shipping

    Kevin Hunt: Maker Will Fix Defective $56 Luggage . . . For $70 Shipping
    Would you send back defective luggage for warranty repair, as required by the manufacturer, if the shipping costs were greater than the original purchase price? And why has the mailing address on Connecticut Light & Power and other Northeast Utilities...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Questions Persist For Power Couple; Rep. Esty Returns More Campaign Funds

    Questions Persist For Power Couple; Rep. Esty Returns More Campaign Funds
    An unusual cocktail of politics, electricity and matrimony gives a provocative flavor to the story of an environmental group's lawsuit over wind-turbine developers' illegal clear-cutting of 2.5 acres of state forest on Canaan Mountain in 2010. The...
  • No Wrongdoing Here, Just Some Distractions

    You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...
  • 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...