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After this weekend’s strong storms, Connecticut’s Attorney General says he’ll investigate failures in Eversource’s power outage reporting system.

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High winds and low temperatures across Connecticut have knocked out power for about two thousand customers ahead of Tuesday’s vote day.

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Connecticut’s two largest electric utility companies have pushed back on a proposal that would have them pay compensation to their customers if they fail to restore power within 72 hours. The legislation was drafted after their poor response following Tropical Storm Isaias.

Eversource CEO: 'We're Doing A Good Job For Our Customers'

Aug 28, 2020
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Eversource CEO Jim Judge went before Connecticut lawmakers Thursday to defend his company’s response to Tropical Storm Isaias.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut)
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut wants regulators to consider breaking up the state’s largest utility company, Eversource. He proposed creating “a consumer-based utility, possibly with public ownership,” when he spoke at a virtual hearing with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, or PURA, Monday morning.