Electricity

AARP Survey: Seniors In Connecticut Oppose Mandatory Electric Energy Auction

April 11, 2013
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Connecticut seniors, according to a new poll by AARP, oppose a controversial plan that would completely deregulate electric markets in Connecticut. AARP said Thursday that its recent poll showed that seven out of 10 seniors oppose the plan which includes forcing the 800,000 residential and commercial customers who now purchase their electricity from CL&P...

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State Orders Clean-Up Of English Station In New Haven

April 11, 2013
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State Orders Clean-Up Of English Station In New Haven

Written By: Lisa Chedekel Two decades after New Haven’s English Station power plant stopped producing energy for United Illuminating, state officials have ordered the owners to conduct a massive clean-up of the property, which is contaminated with hazardous PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls. “English Station has been a potential source of pollution to Fair Haven...

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Alternative Supplier Hoping For Electric Auction Of 800,000 Customers In Connecticut

March 29, 2013
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One of the largest alternative suppliers of electricity in Connecticut says it is confident that Gov. Malloy’s proposal to auction off more than 800,000 electric customers would raise at least $80 million for the cash strapped state budget. Direct Energy spokesman Chris Kallaher said in a telephone interview with CtWatchdog that the $80 million...

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Malloy’s Controversial Energy Auction Proposal To Fully Deregulate Connecticut’s Electric Market To Be Retooled

March 22, 2013
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s controversial proposal to raise $80 million for the state budget by an energy auction involving more than 800,000 Connecticut electric customers is being retooled after strenuous opposition from the AARP and other critics. There is little question in my mind that the original proposal would be terrible for Connecticut consumers....

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