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.
CL&P CEO Jeff Butler Resigns Amid Post-Storm CriticismNortheast Utilities says Jeff Butler has resigned as president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Light & Power, which has come under fire for its handling of power outages after last month's snowstorm.
As Officials Review CL&P's Storm Respone, Some Say They'd Pay For Stronger Power GridThe 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.
CL&P Now Hopes To Restore Power To All By Wednesday"Many have been cold and many more have been inconvenienced," Gov. Dan Malloy said. "This should not have happened and my job is to find out why it did and to make sure it does not happen again."
CT Gov. Malloy Contracts Firm To Investigate Utility Storm ResponseGov. Dannel Malloy said Witt Associates will complete a review of CL&P and United Illuminating's storm preparation and response by Dec. 1.
Connecticut's AG Wants Investigation Into CL&P's Snowstorm Response A.G. George Jepsen has filed a formal request with Connecticut's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, to look into whether CL&P was doing everything it could to quickly restore power.
Connecticut Legislature To Investigate Utilities' Response To IreneSeveral committees of the General Assembly say they will schedule an informational hearing to address preparation and response.