Posts Tagged ‘ United Illuminating ’

Energize Connecticut announces student contest winners

Jun 17th, 2014 | By

Energize Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Light & Power and the United Illuminating Co., announced the winners of its 10th annual eesmarts Student Contest during a ceremony held at the state Capitol on June 5. The contest gives Connecticut students in kindergarten through 12th grades the opportunity to showcase their “energy smarts” about energy-saving, renewable

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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.



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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eesmarts contest gives Connecticut students the opportunity to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies

Jun 14th, 2013 | By

The winners of the ninth annual eesmarts student contest for students in grades K-12 have been announced. The contest gives Connecticut students the opportunity to showcase their energy smarts. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.



United Illuminating, CL&P customers will receive utility bill reductions from nuclear power plant lawsuit

May 8th, 2013 | By

Connecticut utility regulators said Wednesday that United Illuminating and Connecticut Light & Power customers will collectively receive $75 million in electric bill reductions over the next three years as the result of a successful lawsuit against the federal government.



The SmartLiving Center Offers a Showplace of Energy-Saving Ideas for Your Home or Business

Jul 19th, 2012 | By

Funded by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund and administered by United Illuminating, the SmartLiving Center on Route 1 in Orange, Conn., is part home improvement showroom, part science museum and part resource center always open to the public for guests of all ages.



Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund Announces Winners of 8th Annual Statewide Student Contest

May 23rd, 2012 | By

The eesmarts program’s student contest gives Connecticut students the opportunity to creatively promote energy efficient and renewable energy technologies



Owners of New Haven English Station power plant sue UI for cost of multi-million clean up cost

Jan 13th, 2012 | By

The owners of the contaminated English Station power plant have sued United Illuminating Co. in U.S. District Court, claiming UI is responsible for the costs of cleaning up the site, which is expected to be millions of dollars. The New Haven Register reports.



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.



$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.



Energy co-chairs try to revive tiered electric generation tax

Apr 27th, 2011 | By

The co-chairs of the legislature’s Energy Committee Wednesday introduced a scaled-back version of their plan to tax electricity producers on the basis of how the power is generated, but their new proposal drew little enthusiasm from legislative leaders and the Malloy Administration, The Connecticut Mirror reports.



NHEHN has online petition asking for UIL clean-up of English Station

Jan 9th, 2011 | By

The New Haven Environmental Justice Network is asking the CT Attorney General to require UIL to clean up English Station as part of its obligation in being allowed to purchase three new gas utility parent companies.



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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CT utility completes $1.3B gas deal (update)

Nov 18th, 2010 | By

The parent company of Connecticut electric utility United Illuminating completed its $1.3 billion acquisition of two Connecticut and one Massachusetts natural gas utilities on Tuesday, finishing a process that started in May.



United Way turns energy savings into food for kids

Nov 11th, 2010 | By

As a results of implementing energy efficiency measures United Way has expanded its community outreach including the organization’s “Kids Backpack Program,” which discretely places a bag of food inside the backpacks of students who are at risk of hunger over the weekend.



Bushwick Metals receives CEEF incentive check

Sep 1st, 2010 | By

Bridgeport, Connecticut-based Bushwick Metals has recieved an an incentive check of $14,067 from the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund (CEEF) for its participation in the Energy Conscious Blueprint program.