Energy

North American Power Says It Warned Connecticut Customers Of The Dangers Of Variable Rates This Winter

March 7, 2014
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North American Power – with 60,000 electric customers in Connecticut – says it went out of its way in December to warn variable rate customers that major price hikes were imminent, but some of its customers are still unhappy with the company. “In December 2013, North American Power proactively notified (by email and postal...

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UTC Makes Long Term Commitment To Connecticut

February 26, 2014
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Agreement Will Lead to the Construction of a New Pratt & Whitney Headquarters and Keep Jobs in the State for Years to Come Governor Dannel P. Malloy and United Technologies Chairman & CEO Louis Chênevert today announced an agreement under which UTC will invest up to $500 million to upgrade and expand its aerospace...

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Thousands Of Ct Electricity Users Being Ripped Off By Suppliers

February 21, 2014
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Richard Yule of Avon is among the tens of thousands of electric customers in Connecticut who are being ripped off by electric suppliers. Hoping to save money on his electric bill, Yule switched from CL&P to North American Power, which offered a low teaser rate. By the time Yule figured out he was taken...

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Electric Generation Rates To Spike In Connecticut And Rest Of New England This Winter

December 18, 2013
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Electric Generation Rates To Spike In Connecticut And Rest Of New England This Winter

Connecticut residents can expect as much as 20 percent higher electric generation rates this winter mainly because of lack of capacity in the region’s natural gas pipelines which fuels power plants, according to the Hartford Courant. Because of increased demand this winter, power generators have had to increase use of more expensive coal and...

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