Electricity

United Illuminating Wants 35 Percent Increase In Electric Distribution Rates

June 4, 2013
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United Illuminating Wants 35 Percent Increase In Electric Distribution Rates

The United Illuminating Company (UI) has asked state regulators to approve a two-year plan that would increase its electric distribution rates by $95 million. In a brief filed with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today, however, Attorney General George Jepsen said that the electric utility’s application should be rejected and, based on the...

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Auctioning Off Connecticut Electric Customers Dies In General Assembly

June 1, 2013
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A proposal to sell the electricity bills of about 800,000 Connecticut residents to bring in $80 million for the state budget is dead. The proposal, which was opposed by about 55 rank-and-file Democratic lawmakers in the House, was pulled from the $43.8 billion, two-year state budget being negotiated behind closed doors. Lawmakers cheered its...

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Low Rate Financing For Connecticut Residents To Upgrade Their Central Air Systems

May 29, 2013
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‘Energize’ Your Central Air System with Upgrades; Cash in with Rebates through the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund   Customers can receive up to $1,000 in rebates toward a quality installed central air system and finance their upgrades or purchases at a low rate  Did you know that heating and cooling costs the average homeowner...

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Cleaner Air Coming To Connecticut

May 15, 2013
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The owners of a Pennsylvania power plant have agreed to stop burning coal in two generating units and to provide $1 million towards environmental mitigation in Connecticut and New Jersey as part of a clean air settlement announced today by Attorney General George Jepsen and Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Daniel C. Esty. The...

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