Electricity

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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Energy Plus Settles Consumer Electric Complaints In Connecticut

May 22, 2014
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The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will receive $4.5 million for consumer assistance and education and enforcement activity related to third-party electric suppliers under a settlement agreement with electric supplier Energy Plus Holdings, LLC, Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz said today. The settlement was filed today and, if...

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Connecticut Officials Ramp Up Pressure To Regulate Electric Suppliers

April 3, 2014
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 Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen, Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz and Senate President Pro Tempore Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) are calling for a package of legislative proposals – the “Electric Supplier Consumers’ Bill of Rights” – that seeks to address the growing number of consumer complaints about spiking prices, deceptive...

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