CL&P

A damaged utility line is seen following the feak snowstorm - West Hartford, CT - Nov 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

CL&P Develops Plan To Boost Reliability In Wake Of Irene, Nor’easter Disasters

After disastrous power outages following Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm, and with a new president at the helm, Connecticut Light & Power has unveiled a plan to boost the reliability of its electrical grid.

12/15/2011

Storm damage - Ridgefield, CT - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

CL&P Has Rebate Fund For Customers Left Without Power After Nor’easter

As many as 200,000 of the more than 800,000 Connecticut Light & Power customers who were without power following the freak October snowstorm were left in the dark for a week or more.

12/13/2011

A damaged utility line is seen following the feak snowstorm - West Hartford, CT - Nov 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut ‘Two Storm Panel’ Begins Announcing Recommendations

The ‘Two Storm Panel’ is still investigating how to avoid a repeat of what happened after Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm.

11/29/2011

Storm damage - Ridgefield, CT - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

As Officials Review CL&P’s Storm Respone, Some Say They’d Pay For Stronger Power Grid

The co-chair of Gov. Dan Malloy’s panel examining the state’s power companies wants to know how much it would cost to harden the electrical system, even against a storm as strong as a category 3 hurricane.

11/16/2011

Jay Ericson clears snow of branches weighing down on power lines at his home following a snow storm a day earlier in Glastonbury, Conn., Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Freak October Snowstorm Could Lead To Higher Electric Rates In Conn.

Residents who endured days in the dark and cold already pay higher rates than any other state in the continental United States.

11/11/2011

A damaged utility line is seen following the feak snowstorm - West Hartford, CT - Nov 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

State, Feds Order Investigation Of CL&P’s Response To October Snowstorm

Union official Frank Sarullo says it’s clear no one is buying a lot of what’s being said by the suits when it comes to Connecticut Light & Power’s response to the freak October 29 snowstorm.

11/10/2011

Storm damage - Ridgefield, CT - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Storm Review Panel Meeting To Discuss Handling Of Oct. Snowstorm

Panel co-chair Joe McGee says the committee will focus on better preparedness for faster recovery from intensifying storms.

11/09/2011

Connecticut Power Outage (credit: CBS 2)

Utility Claims Late Payment By CL&P Led To Smaller Response To Power Outages

“In truth, there’s quite a few smaller companies like ours that could have sent people, had they gotten paid,” said Carmen Campell, owner of the Michigan-based Campbell Electric.

11/05/2011

Frustrated residents in Connecticut are still without power days after the October snowstorm. (credit: CBS 2)

CT Gov. Malloy Contracts Firm To Investigate Utility Storm Response

Gov. Dannel Malloy said Witt Associates will complete a review of CL&P and United Illuminating’s storm preparation and response by Dec. 1.

11/04/2011

A man walks near a tree down on a power line a day after a snow storm in Glastonbury, Conn., Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Power Restoration Estimates, Outage Maps For NY, NJ, Conn. Customers Still In The Dark

When will your power be restored? We have the latest information inside.

11/02/2011

A sign on a window following Irene - Ridgefield, CT - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Thousands Still Remain Without Power In Conn. Five Days After Irene

More than 170,000 customers of Connecticut electricity providers remain without power after Tropical Storm Irene and frustrated residents and business owners are pressing the utility companies for answers.

09/02/2011

Flooding in Massapequa (credit: CBS 2)

Rainfall Record Broken At JFK Airport Sunday

Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.

08/14/2011

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