Energy

Buying Heating Oil In Connecticut? Here Is What You Need To Know

August 5, 2015
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Given the temperature outside, heating fuel may not be on the minds of most people. But choosing a home heating fuel company for next winter should not be a last-minute decision. Over the coming weeks, homeowners are likely to receive mailers from companies with heating fuel offers. Advertisements on radio, television, the internet and...

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AG Jepsen Says CL&P Rate Increase Request Should Be Rejected

October 3, 2014
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In a brief filed today, Attorney General George Jepsen urged the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to reject an application by the Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P) seeking a $221 million increase in its rates and to approve rates that are no more than just and reasonable as required by state law....

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Consumer Groups Urge Rejection Of CL&P Proposed Rate Hike

August 20, 2014
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AARP Connecticut and Connecticut Consumer Action Group (CCAG) are urging residents to contact the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) and tell them to reject what they call an “unfair and unreasonable” rate request by the Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) that would increase an individual customer’s bill by an average of $150...

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Ten Tips for Saving on Gasoline this Summer

July 1, 2014
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As consumers prepare for summer vacations, day trips and other excursions, the Department of Consumer Protection is offering advice for saving on gasoline expenses. “With the summer travel season heating up, we want to remind consumers that there are a number of ways they can trim gasoline costs,” Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein...

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