| Oct 30, 2014
Chicago-based Exelon's profit rose 26 percent in the third quarter on higher revenue at its regulated utilities.
The country's largest owner of nuclear power plants, Exelon reported net income of $993 million, or $1.15 per share, versus $738 million, or...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:54 PM
HARTFORD — When his collegiate season ended in March, Ryan Haggerty embarked on a professional hockey career.
But rather than stepping off the RPI campus and onto the AHL ice, Haggerty reported for duty with the New York Rangers. He was just 21...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Like many people over 50, I regularly receive invitations to seminars held at pricey local restaurants. Typically, these invitations offer a free lunch or dinner along with a presentation on how to make the most of retirement income and assets. I've often...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Ruling that transmission rates in New England are too high, federal energy regulators have ordered Northeast Utilities, United Illuminating and other electric companies to issue an estimated $70 million in refunds to ratepayers.
Of that, as much as $30...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Frontier Communications pocketed Wednesday the final regulatory approval it needs to wrap up its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's wireline operations in Connecticut.
The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority affirmed the stipulations first...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets.
The explosion echoed another — just six months...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:16 PM
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the PennEast Pipeline, a 108-mile natural gas transmission line that would bisect Northampton County, for a streamlined public input and government review process called pre-filing.
"We believe that...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
PennEast has upped the size of the natural gas pipeline it plans to route through Northampton County from the originally proposed 30-inch diameter to 36 inches.
And it has filed a more detailed route that takes the pipeline through Moore Township,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
PennEast Pipeline is pulling back from sending its officials to appear at municipal meetings after a series of heavily attended public forums in New Jersey last week.
Company officials are still scheduled to appear briefly Wednesday evening at a meeting...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:55 PM
California’s political watchdog agency will consider quadrupling a fine against newly reelected CalPERS board Vice President Priya Mathur for failing to file timely campaign finance reports for 2012 and 2013.
The proposed penalty follows a...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Frontier Communications passed the final major hurdle in its pursuit of acquiring AT&T Connecticut's wireline operations Tuesday when utility regulators approved the $2 billion telecom deal.
In its approval, the state Public Utilities Regulatory...