Monthly Archive for November, 2011

: November, 2011

Co-chair of Guv’s S.T.O.R.M. panel not rushing to judgment

While lawmakers and the general public are piling on Connecticut Light & Power’s response to last week’s freak October snow storm (even Governor Dannel Malloy has publicly distanced himself
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Sen. Frantz wanted look into utilities’ contracting before it was cool

After Tropical Storm Irene clobbered the state in late August, Sen. L. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich, quietly wrote the co-chairs of the legislature’s Energy & Technology Committee asking they raise a
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Where do CL&P’s crews of linemen come from?

Our story from this weekend.
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Hey CT forecasters, CL&P’s main source for weather is…

Telvent. That’s the company, according to Connecticut Light & Power spokesman Mitch Gross, the utility pays for weather forecasts, although it also monitors a variety of free national and local
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Legislators have plenty of ideas for keeping the lights on, punishing utilities

As is to be expected when angry constituents are left for days without power, various elected officials are calling for legislation they hope will avoid future crises. It started yesterday with House
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