Utilities

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

City Homeowners To See Lowest Water Rate Increase In 9 Years

Homeowners in New York City will soon see the lowest water rate increase in 9 years.

05/24/2014

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Utilities Starting To Worry About Power Demand, Urge Conservation

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.

07/17/2013

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

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?

09/12/2011

Power Lines (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Rails Against Government’s Attempted ‘Power’ Play

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.

04/01/2011

I-95 Near Laddins Rock Road - Greenwich, CT - Feb 1, 2011 - Photo: CT DOT

Connecticut Utilities Brace For More Winter Weather

Connecticut’s two utilities are bracing for the next round of winter, an ice storm that could bring down power lines and cause outages.

02/01/2011