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Connecticut legislators set energy agenda for 2015

With a packed audience of lobbyists waiting and watching, a legislative committee approved three dozen bills Tuesday that define the General Assembly’s relatively modest ambitions on energy policy in 2015. The more significant bills would ban variable electric rates for residential customers, cap the fixed-costs portion of electric bills and authorize state officials to explore expanding the supply of natural gas in Connecticut. Continue Reading →

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Utility regulators make a pitch for independence from DEEP

Nearly four years after Connecticut’s independent utility regulatory body became part of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the regulators are asking for their independence back. Continue Reading →

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Cutting Connecticut’s trees sparks disagreement

Updated: 5:00 p.m. The management of Connecticut’s trees – what, where and how much to cut – has become contentious, pitting those who are most concerned about keeping the lights on against those who believe we are verging on literal overkill in taking down trees. Continue Reading →

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