Rate Hikes Approved For CL&P, United Illuminating CustomersThe state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority announced Monday its approval of higher standard service rates proposed by Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating.
AARP, Blumenthal Fight Proposed CL&P Rate Hike A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut's largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.
CL&P Customers Could See Rate Hike As Infrastructure Project ContinuesCL&P has not had a rate hike in four years. The utility is asking for $231.5 million.
Conn. Launches Cybersecurity Plan To Keep Utilities Safe From AttackWith Gov. Malloy's announcement Monday, Connecticut became the first state to outline a cybersecurity plan in conjunction with the utilities.
Blumenthal: CL&P Request To Charge Customers For Storm-Related Expenses 'Unacceptable'Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe Courtney are urging state regulators to reject most of a request by Connecticut Light & Power Co. to charge customers $414 million for costs related to five destructive storms over the past two years. According to CL&P, preparation and response to the storms was very expensive.
Regulators Approve $300M CL&P Plan To Strengthen SystemThe five-year "System Resiliency Plan'' proposed by Connecticut Light & Power focuses on three initiatives: tree trimming, use of coated thicker-gauge wire, and strengthening utility poles, cross-arms and other equipment.
Conn. A.G. Wants Utilities To Pay For Failed Response To Irene, Halloween StormConnecticut's Attorney General wants the state's two major utilities to pay for what he called a failure to plan for and adequately respond to last year's major storms.
CL&P Develops Plan To Boost Reliability In Wake Of Irene, Nor'easter DisastersAfter 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.