Posts Tagged ‘ UI ’

UI getting 2 new fuel cell power plants in Connecticut

May 2nd, 2014 | By

The United Illuminating Co. has selected FuelCell Energy two build a pair of 2.8 megawatt fuel cell power plants for the utility.

Tree trimming plans bad for neighborhoods, may be illegal

Mar 6th, 2014 | By

Connecticut Fund for the Environment spoke at a technical meeting March 5 regarding Connecticut Light & Power’s (CL&P) tree-trimming plan, hosted by the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA). The meeting, as well as a public information session this evening and a similar event March 6 in United Illuminating’s (UI) service territory, are part of an effort by PURA to gather public input and expert advice on the electrical utilities’ controversial proposals.

New Haven Streetlight Bill Cut $110K After UI ‘Fleecing’

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

Looking over the city’s electric bill, Giovanni Zinn noticed something odd: United Illuminating was charging New Haven three times more than Connecticut Light & Power would to keep streetlights lit. Zinn (pictured) did some more digging, the city hired a lawyer, and now New Haven will save about $110,000 on streetlight power in the coming

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UI, CL&P pushing energy education on students, parents at 100 schools

May 16th, 2013 | By

The Energized Guyz recently entertained parents and students at East Haven’s Deer Run Elementary School. During the show, adults and children were educated on the importance of energy efficiency in the home and what they can do to make a difference. Click on this Environmental Headline for more about the Energized Guyz.

Inside CT’s Unique Renewable Energy Credit Program

Dec 5th, 2012 | By

In hopes of spurring development of low-cost clean energy projects, Connecticut has taken a different approach to its newly established renewable energy credit (REC) market by conducting reverse auctions and offering project developers fixed-price, long-term contracts. Click on this environmental headline for more from Renew Grid.

$2.1B UIL investment hinges on raising capital

Jun 5th, 2011 | By

The corporate parent of United Illuminating wants to perform a $2.1-billion upgrade of the New Haven electric utility’s aging infrastructure, but raising capital will be a difficult venture.

UI completes $1.3B acquisition of 3 natural gas utilities; Awards $10K for revitalization projects

Jan 4th, 2011 | By

NEW HAVEN — UIL Holdings Corp., parent company of The United Illuminating Co., last month completed its $1.3 billion acquisition of two Connecticut and one Massachusetts natural gas utilities, consummating a process that started in May. via CONNTACT.COM – UI Completes $1.3B Gas Deal. UI awards $10K for downtown projects. The United Illuminating Co., the

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