North Haven Surgical-tool maker Covidien, Ridgefield pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, and Bristol sports programmer ESPN were among 12 companies in New England to be honored by NEEP. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from HartfordBusiness.com.
Pursuant to House Bill 6360, which passed by the Connecticut legislature on June 5, 2013, and the 2013 Comprehensive Energy Strategy for Connecticut (CES), Yankee Gas Services Company, The Southern Connecticut Gas Co. and Connecticut Natural Gas Co. have submitted their Joint Natural Gas Infrastructure Expansion Plan for review and a determination that the Plan is consistent with the goals of the CES. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.
A ruling in New Britain Superior Court last week found that the terms of a 2007 contract between Waterside Power LLC and the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection calls for electric customers to pay at a lower rate than the company that owns a Stamford power plant, had sought.
Connecticut Water seeks to spend $21 million to connect UConn and Mansfield to Shenipsit Lake ReservoirJun 10th, 2013 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
Clinton-based Connecticut Water is proposing to spend $21 million to connect the University of Connecticut and the town of Mansfield to the company’s Shenipsit Lake Reservoir in neighboring Tolland.
Sacred Heart University is the recipient of the Santa Energy Green Business Award, which is presented to a candidate that displays comprehensive steps for sustainability across multiple departments and operational functions to meet community-based responsibilities for the environment.
Officials with NRG Energy have taken exception to testimony from City Manager Lawrence J. Kendzior and other city staff members in the wake of a hearing of the Connecticut Siting Council earlier this week.
Branford First Selectman Anthony DaRos recently signed a pledge to commit the town to the Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes Connecticut municipalities to improve energy efficiency and promote the use of clean and renewable energy. Branford joins over 50 other Connecticut municipalities that have already taken the pledge. Click on this Headline for more of this story.
Unit 2 at the Millstone Power Station is one of eight nuclear power plants nationwide that will be subjected to additional checks by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The company also announced it will absorb its $10.5 million share of the $17.5 million energy generation tax.
City officials and residents made their case to the Connecticut Siting Council Tuesday for something to be done about the 82-foot-tall abandoned power plant and other buildings atop Cathole Mountain.
Transgas is accessing LNG transportation fuel for its trucks at GSGNA’s Everett, Mass., LNG fueling station north of Boston. The company currently has 10 new LNG tractors. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.
The town of Seymour will bring an award-winning consulting firm onboard to develop plans for a greenway trail and linear park along the Naugatuck River. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.
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.