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Northeast Utilities

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  • Water-Bingeing UConn Needs To Sober Up

    The fervor with which the University of Connecticut clamors to slake its unquenchable thirst for more water is only a step removed from its undergraduates' thirst for beer. UConn officials argue their cause soberly, but the institution's behavior over...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • 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...
  • Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags

    Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags
    More than a month after legislators announced the establishment of a fund to help first responders to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, just less than $22,000 has been donated by the private companies that pledged to sustain it. As of...
  • NU Reaches Agreement To Bring Hydro Power To Connecticut

    Berlin-based Northeast Utilities and a Massachusetts utility have received approval from federal energy regulators to spend $1 billion to build a high-voltage power line to a hydroelectric plant in Quebec, allowing the export of 1,200 megawatts of "clean"...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...