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Northeast Utilities

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  • Governors Malloy, Markell Travel Together To Kuwait, Afghanistan; Two Democrats Love Traveling; Markell Campaigned In Hartford For Malloy

    In Afghanistan this week, they were side by side. In Kuwait, too. Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...
  • CL&P Chief Jeffrey Butler Resigns After Storm Of Controversy

    CL&P Chief Jeffrey Butler Resigns After Storm Of Controversy
    Jeffrey D. Butler, president of Connecticut Light & Power Co., resigned Thursday after a brutal few weeks in which he became the lightning rod for outrage — and the public face of failures by the utility — following two paralyzing storms...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve

    Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve
    The original plan was to walk along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and search for bald eagles. I had visions of an eagle perched high on a dead tree or picking at a fish along the icy river, but all I...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...