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Connecticut Light & Power

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

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Report: CL&P Wasn’t Ready For October Snowstorm

The hangover from October’s freak snowstorm hasn’t dissipated yet in Connecticut. As many as 75 percent of the state’s residents were in the dark at one point. On Friday, a new report pointed the finger at Connecticut Light & Power.

12/02/2011

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Power Being Restored To Greenwich, Stamford Area

Connecticut Light & Power is reporting customers in Greenwich and Stamford are being affected by a blackout, but most power is back online.

11/30/2011

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)

CL&P CEO Jeff Butler Resigns Amid Post-Storm Criticism

Northeast Utilities says Jeff Butler has resigned as president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Light & Power, which has come under fire for its handling of power outages after last month’s snowstorm.

11/17/2011

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

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

Connecticut Storm Response Panel Meeting To Discuss CL&P’s Response To Irene, Snowstorm

The panel created to investigate the response to both Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm meets today in Connecticut.

11/15/2011

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

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CL&P Now Hopes To Restore Power To All By Wednesday

“Many have been cold and many more have been inconvenienced,” Gov. Dan Malloy said. “This should not have happened and my job is to find out why it did and to make sure it does not happen again.”

11/07/2011

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Gov. Malloy Says CL&P Won’t Meet Self-Imposed Restoration Deadline

More than 112,000 customers still without power in Connecticut. Malloy says updated timetables show some areas won’t have power restored until Wednesday.

11/06/2011

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

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Connecticut’s AG Wants Investigation Into CL&P’s Snowstorm Response

A.G. George Jepsen has filed a formal request with Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, to look into whether CL&P was doing everything it could to quickly restore power.

11/03/2011

Crews work on fixing power lines in Danbury, Connecticut (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Abounds Over Outages In Storm-Struck Connecticut

For the fourth day in a row, many places in the state are still awaiting good news as electric companies continue to assess the situation.

11/02/2011

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