Air conditioners have been working overtime this week to keep homes cool during the Tri-State Area’s latest blistering heat wave, but all that power is putting major stress on the grid.
Grandstanding A Concern As Connecticut Lawmakers Prepare For Hearing On Utilities And Hurricane Irene
How many lawmakers might be interested in speech time before the cameras while an objective review of the utilities’ response to Hurricane Irene is shoved to the sidelines?
In a stunning move, the federal government granted a windfall $1.5 billion increase to the companies that produce electricity, sending bills soaring for the next three summers.
Connecticut’s two utilities are bracing for the next round of winter, an ice storm that could bring down power lines and cause outages.