Spokesman Mitch Gross says the idea is to make certain the power equipment is in top-notch condition for the summer power surge.
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“By spotting these problems ahead of time and repairing them ahead of time, if there is a problem we reduce the length and complexity of outages for our customers,” said Gross.
Gross says one-third of that $33 million has been spent upgrading transformers at substations in the lower Fairfield County area where summertime demand is especially high.
CL&P serves 1.2 million customers in 149 cities and towns across Connecticut.
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