Can CT’s Farmers Farm Solar Power?

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Last month, Connecticut lawmakers heard testimony on Senate Bill 412 got a peak into the state’s future energy problems where conservation and land use issues intersects with the need for farmers need to make enough money to stay in business and the need for cheap solar electricity in Danbury, Mansfield, or Hamden. Proposed Senate Bill […]

CT Energy News Roundup —February, 2017

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Will Millstone Nuclear Plant Become A Millstone Around CT Consumer’s Necks? Connecticut’s lawmakers on the legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee are worrying over the Millstone Nuclear plant in Waterford. All across the country, nuclear power plants aren’t able to compete with cheaper natural gas plants and they’re owners are closing them down. Most notably in […]

CT Residents’ Options for Electricity Source

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Our friend Barth in Chester asked us some questions about electricity choice in Connecticut. This is another one of them: What options do CT residents have for their electricity source? Connecticut’s per capita electricity use is among the lowest in the nation and its total capacity of existing generating plants located in the state is […]

Reduced Rates for Every One?

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A few weeks ago, the PURA approved new winter rates for Eversource and UI standard offer customers. Eversource customers will pay 18% less this year and UI customers expect to pay 15 % less this year when the new rates take effect on January 1, 2017. A significant number of Connecticut electricity customers will see […]

Switching (It’s Easy!)

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Connecticut’s electricity consumers have the right to shop for their own electric supplier. While there’s still the option to stick with the state-regulated Standard Service Offer,the range of energy choices has grown over the years and now features a variety of suppliers offering a variety of plans with different lengths, better rates, incentives, and customer […]