Energy

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Connecticut diverted $88 million raised from a surcharge on consumer electric bills into the state’s general fund this week. 

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Members of the Connecticut House of Representatives have authorized the state to buy 2,000 megawatts of power from wind generated sources by 2030.

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Lawmakers passed a bill that would expand offshore wind energy production in Connecticut nearly tenfold.

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The Connecticut House of Representatives has advanced legislation that would prevent the use of $53 million in energy efficiency funds to help close the state’s budget gap. 

New York State Halts Gas Pipeline Expansion

May 16, 2019
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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation denied the expansion of a natural gas pipeline, as state environmentalists worried construction and operation of the undersea pipeline would have worsened water quality.

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