Energy

Heating Oil Dealers: Check around for best deals, you could save hundreds of dollars this heating season

September 7, 2009
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While most people keep close tabs on what they pay for gasoline, interestingly enough few are as careful about what they spend on their heating oil, which could be as much or more than their gasoline bills. Too many people stay with their oil companies without doing comparison shopping – checks that could save...

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Propane gas purchase tips from Ct Consumer Protection Commissioner

August 14, 2009
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Propane gas purchase tips from Ct Consumer Protection Commissioner

Tips courtesy of Ct Consumer Protection Commissioner Jerry Farrell Jr.   Make sure the dealer you buy from is registered with the Department of Consumer Protection, as required by law. See License Verification at www.ct.gov/dcp or call 860-713-6160. Some propane dealers offer guaranteed price plans. Retail contracts for propane gas that offer a guaranteed...

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Heating oil and propane tips from Ct Atty General

August 14, 2009
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Heating oil and propane tips from Ct Atty General

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Watchdog starts new blog site: CL&P's mystery meters examined

August 14, 2009
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My four-decade-long career at The Courant ended Friday as I was fired for doing my job – being the advocate for consumers. My career began in June 1969 as a reporter in the Willimantic bureau and ended as the first – and likely last – investigative consumer columnist at the nation’s oldest newspaper of continuous...

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