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Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy (Photo: CT Governor's Office)

On 10th Anniversary Of Northeast Blackout, Hartford To Get Alternative Power Grid

A microgrid will be set up in the Parkville section of Hartford.

08/14/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In Storms

The microgrids – small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity – were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.

07/24/2013

Marlboro, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: CBS2 Viewer Michael Mollica)

Post-Irene JCP&L Innovations To Improve Communications, Prevent Power Loss

In the year since Irene, JCP&L has been working to improve communication with customers.

08/22/2012

Solar Panel (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Company To Invest Millions In Solar Panel Project

The clean energy division of New Jersey Resources was leasing 13 acres in Manalapan to build a “solar field” of ground-mounted, crystalline panels.

05/04/2011