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Newington Electric Branches Out, Takes Cues From Concerns Over Outages, Exhaust

Newington Electric Branches Out, Takes Cues From Concerns Over Outages, Exhaust

NEWINGTON — After the Halloween snowstorm that dropped 12 inches of snow on Bradley International Airport in 2011, Newington Electric President Ed Ingalls saw the distress wrought by five days without electricity. "The phone rang off the hook for generators," Ingalls said. He and other retailers were unable to keep up with demand. "So many phone calls were coming in, that's what prompted us to start a new business," he said. He soon opened CT Home Generator Systems, a division of the company his father started nearly 60 years ago. "If you live in New England, you have got to have a generator system." It's not the only way the company...

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