Best 12 Month Eversource Electricity Plans

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Electricity rates are always on the rise these days. Customers in Hartford, CT can be especially vulnerable to higher energy rates as the NOAA Three Month Outlook states that above normal temps = higher usage. The same concept can be said for the extreme cold temps CT is known for. This trend is not slowing […]

Community Solar Jobs —Who’s Trained To Fill Them?

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Last week’s report by Connecticut lawmakers and renewable energy supporters concludes that the state could create 2,580 new full time jobs in 2018 by enacting a statewide community solar program. The report, Community Solar: Ready to Work for Connecticut says such a project would create $370 million in local economic benefits as well as $6 […]

Plugs Pulled on Killingly and Millstone —Now Watt?

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In hindsight, it probably just sounds worse than it really was. Last month, the Connecticut Siting Council (CSC) rejected Florida-based NTE Energy proposed natural gas-fired power plant in the town of Killingly.The $537 million Killingly Energy Center planned to to generate 550 megawatts of power and cut costs for Connecticut electricity. The CSC ruled against […]

Connecticut Earth Day Events and Electricity News — April, 2017

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Earth Day Events to Encourage Renewables Keeping tree branches cut back from power lines ensures that you’ll get the best electricity reliability for your home. Spring time is usually when utility companies to prune tree limbs. This year, Eversource decided to give a little back to the trees. Back in January, Eversource launched an energy efficiency program […]

Connecticut Spring Forecast —UPDATED

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We’re already just a few weeks into spring and it looks like an early spring warm up is coming to your area.From April 8 to 21, the forecast is equal chances for above, average, and below normal temps in Connecticut. You can also expect a 50% chance for above normal rainfall. While this weather means […]

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 […]

Questions from Scott of Hanging Hill Brewery, Part 1

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Our friend Scott, Chief Operations Officer of Hanging Hills Brewery in Hartford, asked us some questions about electricity choice in Connecticut. This is one of them: CT energy costs lack transparency. Why are CT energy costs some of the highest in the nation? Well…it’s complicated — and that’s why the CT energy costs are transparent […]