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Two Storm Panel

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

Connecticut Senate Dems Eye Energy Upgrades Before Future Storm Hits

Gov. Dan Malloy’s Two Storm Panel has outlined the steps it believes Connecticut has to take to prepare for the next big storm.

02/15/2012

Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo / Department of Defense)

Gov. Malloy Seeks New Standards For Utilities In Wake Of Storms

Gov. Dan Malloy believes setting benchmarks for Connecticut utilities will improve their response to storms.

01/11/2012

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

Two Storm Panel Recommendations Include Tree Removal Fund

It took more than a week for some in Connecticut to get their power back after Irene and the freak October snowstorm. In many cases, it was because of so many downed trees.

01/10/2012

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

Connecticut Two Storm Panel Hands Down Recommendations

The ‘Two Storm Panel’ called upon by Gov. Dan Malloy to investigate the response to both Irene and the freak Halloween weekend snowstorm has handed down its recommendations.

01/09/2012

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

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