Posts Tagged ‘ CL&P ’

Rewire Connecticut’s electrical system: Rewire Connecticut’s electrical system

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By

Now that Connecticut’s electrical power has been fully restored, the typical governmental responses are kicking in: point fingers, hold hearings and propose changes to existing practices. And, as is also typical, the discussions will take place within a distinct silo of a single issue. In this case, it is the pre- and post-storm performance of Connecticut Light & Power. Jefferson B. Davies writes in The Hartford Courant.

Conn. electric utilities to offer customers credits for using renewable energy

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

Connecticut’s two largest electric utilities have filed plans with state utility regulators for a program in which homes or businesses that use solar power or fuel cells would be eligible for quarterly energy credit payments. The New Haven Register reports. Click on the Environmental Headline for more of this story.

Weston Students Can Earn $35K for Going Green

Nov 28th, 2011 | By

Students at Weston High School can earn some serious green while trying to make their school a greener place. Connecticut Light & Power has announced a Live Green-Win Green contest open to all high school students who reside in the utility company’s service area. The contest was put in place by the utility to build

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Power To The People | Frank Panzarella via CT News Junkie

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

In the wake of serious electric outages in Connecticut, it would seem that speaking truth to power was never more urgently needed. For far too long energy distribution companies in CT have swaggered with their control of a hostage consumer market and a relatively pliable DPUC and a legislature willing to accept their expertise and

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Connecticut Power and Light Storm Response Is Questioned

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

Environmental Headlines was alerted to this story by a story on the INFRASTRUCTURALIST, a blog about sprawl, called: “Suburban Sprawl Means McDonald’s is Always Less Then 100 Miles Away” State and federal investigations have been ordered to investigate why it took Connecticut Light and Power 11 days to restore electricity to all of the state

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Local Students Recognized with Energy Award

Jun 15th, 2011 | By

Recently, Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) awarded an Energy Award to six young inventors at the 28th annual statewide Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC).

State to provide closer regulation of growing green energy niche

Jan 3rd, 2011 | By

Five of the 12 suppliers who offer contracts as an alternative to the CL&P offer fixed or variable rates that represent 100 percent green energy.

Rell, CL&P Welcome Nissan LEAF All-Electric Car to Connecticut

Sep 28th, 2010 | By

Along with CL&P President Jeff Butler and Nissan reps, Rell lauded the launch of Nissan’s battery-powered car, the LEAF, which goes on sale in limited markets in December and will be available nationwide some time in 2011.

CL&P Environmental Community Grant Program available for some

Sep 8th, 2010 | By

Connecticut Light & Power is accepting applications through Oct. 15 for grants to fund environmental initiatives in communities served by the company.