Energy

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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Save Money On Heating Oil By Comparing Prices

November 8, 2013
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Like many other Connecticut families the Hendersons didn’t search around for the best deal on heating oil. The North Stonington couple preferred  to stay with their trusted full-service oil dealer, assuming that there wasn’t a lot of difference in oil prices. They paid more attention to the size of their bills than the per...

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CL&P’s Request For Storm Damage Reimbursement Challenged By Attorney General

November 1, 2013
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In a brief filed today, Attorney General George Jepsen asked the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to disallow at least $90 million in storm-related costs that the Connecticut Light & Power Co. (CL&P) is seeking to recover from ratepayers. The Attorney General asserts that certain claimed costs are improper or unjustified and that...

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Federal Ruling Could Result In Smaller Electric Bills For Connecticut

August 8, 2013
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A federal administrative law judge has agreed with Connecticut and the New England states that earnings paid to electric transmission owners are too high, a decision that could mean substantial savings for the region’s utility customers if approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen, Consumer Counsel...

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