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  • 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...
  • Utility Companies Say They Won't Raise Rates "At This Time"

    Utility Companies Say They Won't Raise Rates "At This Time"
    Connecticut Light & Power is not looking to pass on the costs of storm cleanup to ratepayers, at least "not at this time," says spokesman Mitch Gross. "We have no plans for any rate applications at this time," Gross says. "There have been many...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...