Faced with difficult market conditions in southwestern Connecticut NRG Energy will remove its Norwalk Harbor Station on Manresa Island from the ISO New England wholesale market and deactivate the station, effective June 1.
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.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch joined officials from Dominion and FuelCell Energy to break ground at the largest fuel cell power project in North America.
Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell, which is being built downtown alongside Interstate 95 and the Northeast rail corridor, will produce 14.9 megawatts of clean energy. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.
United Illuminating, CL&P customers will receive utility bill reductions from nuclear power plant lawsuitMay 8th, 2013 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
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 new figures came to light in UTC’s first quarter financing filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in April.
South Windsor manufacturer ClearEdge Power has installed a 400 kilowatt fuel cell at the Science Building at Western Connecticut State University.
While there are significant differences between the Millstone Power Station and the Wisconsin nuclear plant slated to shut down on Tuesday, the reasons behind the decision nonetheless are being noted by those interested in ensuring Millstone has a strong future. Dominion, the company that owns both Millstone and the Kewaunee plant in Carlton Township, Wis.,
General Electric Co. has filed a lawsuit against National Grid seeking money from the utility for a share of costs for the $1 billion-plus Superfund cleanup of contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. For more on this story, visit: GE sues utility as dredging restarts on Hudson – News – Boston.com.
Fresh from announcing plans to manufacture a 1.4-megawatt fuel-cell power plant to service Hartford Hospital, Danbury-based FuelCell Energy said Thursday it expects to report improved revenue for the second quarter, and investors are taking notice. For more on this story, visit: FuelCell shares jump on revenue outlook – StamfordAdvocate.
Danbury’s FuelCell Energy Inc. will install one of its 1.4-megawatt alternative-energy power generators to light and heat Hartford Hospital. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from Hartford Business.
John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, has been named chair of the World Green Building Council Advisory Board, expanding the organization’s commitment to the green building movement around the globe.
JCS Construction Group, Inc. has broken ground on 409 Greenwich Avenue, a three-story, 12,000 s/f mixed-use building on the corner of Greenwich Avenue.
Lake Road Generating Co. entered into a $160 million service contract with Alstom for its 844 MW combined-cycle power plant located in Dayville, Connecticut. The agreement covers the Lake Road facility’s three Alstom GT24 gas turbines.
Since 2009, Roger Bason and his company, Natural Currents Energy of New Paltz, N.Y., have eyed The Race as a possible site for a network of tidal energy turbines that would convert the power of moving water into electricity. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on Natural Currents from The Day.
ClearEdge Power Inc., a closely held maker of stationary fuel cells, raised $36 million in financing to expand manufacturing and sales operations. ClearEdge last month completed its acquisition of UTC Power, a fuel-cell producer, from United Technologies Corp. (UTX), the Hartford, Connecticut-based maker of Pratt & Whitney jet engines and Otis elevators. For more on
Bristol’s Farm in Canton, continues to serve the community as a source of high-quality, local food by leasing its land to organic farmers. It supports the next generation of farmers, and is leasing two acres to Serafina Says Farm, a new farm created and farmed by Tara Tranguch. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from The Canton News.
Everett Road residents turned out in force at the March 7 special Board of Selectmen meeting, where they packed into conference room A at Town Hall and lined the back walls to air their dismay over clear-cutting of forest land by Aquarion Water Co. on property abutting their scenic road.
A South Windsor company is ending its contract to lease buses powered by fuel cells to the state after laying off between 100 and 170 workers.
Bus ridership in Stamford rose for the third year in a row, while use of bike racks on buses hit a record high after posting a large gain after several years of up and down numbers. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.
Ballard Power Systems has announced a supply agreement with the Center for Transportation and the Environment for a 150 kilowatt FCvelocityTM-HD6 fuel cell module to be integrated into a bus that will be deployed with CTTransit in Hartford, Connecticut. The All-American fuel cell hybrid bus is expected to be delivered in 2015.