Spiking winter energy prices are the result of a crisis that has been a decade in the making, after New England opted to bet on natural gas.
Melissa McCaw assured state legislators the administration has no plans to strip authority from the state’s contracting watchdog board.
Regulators heard from Eversource and state officials about a proposed $103 million settlement tied Eversource’s response to Tropical Storm Isaias.
The post-storm briefing in the field is standard fare. But it was hard to find a locale without power.
Legislative leaders want a tiny fraction of the state budget effectively dedicated for a probe of Connecticut Port Authority contracts.
State utility regulators proposed the maximum penalty against Eversource for its failures after storm Isaias in August 2020.
Eversource and United Illuminating failed to fully prepare for and respond to Tropical Storm Isaias last year, according to state utility regulators who reduced the companies’ ability to recoup costs.
Connecticut is on the verge of changing one of the key financial underpinnings for residential solar electric systems.
Assigning blame for power outages misses the point. Instead, we should be figuring out how to keep the lights on.
Eversource routinely failed to update communities on restoration efforts following Tropical Storm Isaias, local leaders testified Monday.
State utility regulators said the changes will result in “meaningful savings” for customers of Eversource and United Illuminating.
State utility regulators will hold an emergency meeting Friday to consider renewing key moratoriums on electricity and other service shut-offs.
With temperatures dropping, advocates for Connecticut’s vulnerable are urging state regulators to extend moratoriums on electricity and other utility shut-offs.
It was the first salvo to reform electric market rules and ISO New England, operator of the grid.
Energy legislation wasn’t on the radar for any special legislative sessions called to deal with critical issues lost to the COVID-cancelled session from this winter. Even the annual July electric rate adjustment –- which this year contained big increases that sparked public outrage — would not have warranted legislation. That was until Tropical Storm Isaias […]