CL&P: Upgrades Have Made System More ResilientAmong the systemwide improvements, the utility has performed extensive tree-trimming, CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said.
Power Restored In Most Of Greenwich After Storm Downs Trees, Power LinesConnecticut Light & Power said it is still working to restore power to 100 customers. Earlier Monday, virtually every home and business in Greenwich was without power.
Connecticut Light & Power Prepares For Summer With UpgradesThe hot and humid summer weather is just around the corner and CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said the system has been boosted to meet demand.
To Fight Outages, CL&P Steps Up Tree Trimming EffortAfter last year's severe weather brought down many trees, which took down many power lines, Connecticut Light & Power has stepped up its tree trimming efforts, but not everyone is on board.
CL&P Begins Tree Trimming To Prevent Future OutagesIn the severe weather of 2011, many power outages were caused when trees and branches came down and knocked out the utility lines. Now, tree trimming has begun.
CL&P Has Rebate Fund For Customers Left Without Power After Nor'easterAs 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.
Power Being Restored To Greenwich, Stamford AreaConnecticut Light & Power is reporting customers in Greenwich and Stamford are being affected by a blackout, but most power is back online.
CT Gov. Malloy Contracts Firm To Investigate Utility Storm ResponseGov. Dannel Malloy said Witt Associates will complete a review of CL&P and United Illuminating's storm preparation and response by Dec. 1.
Connecticut Light & Power Hopes To Restore Most Outages By SundayThe president and chief operating office for CL&P says the utility is "still shooting to have 99 percent of our customers restored sometime Sunday."
States Of Emergency Declared As Rare October Winter Storm Slams Tri-StateSnow started falling late Saturday morning in parts of the Tri-state area, including in New York City and New Jersey as part of a storm that could dump anywhere from a dusting to up to 10 inches of snow throughout the region.
Connecticut Continues Preparations As Hurricane Irene ApproachesConnecticut would be among the areas in the Tri-State that would likely get the brunt of the force of Hurricane Irene.
Greenwich Hopes To Restore Power By Friday NightThe outages began in Greenwich on Wednesday and once fixed, a line blew again and there was damage to additional circuits. CL&L is asking people to conserve energy.