Utilities

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United Illuminating will give its ratepayers more than $46 million in COVID-19 relief, in the form of credit on bills through the end of 2022. That’s according to a deal struck with the state of Connecticut and announced Wednesday.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has proposed legislation that would require homeowners and landlords to provide energy efficiency audits of their homes and apartments.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed a special counsel to investigate the feasibility of a public takeover of the Long Island water company with the most expensive prices in the region.

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The Long Island Power Authority will consider moving to a fully public utility option in response to failures by its contractor, PSEG Long Island, to restore power after Tropical Storm Isaias this summer.

Elected officials across Connecticut testified before state regulators Monday that electric utility Eversource repeatedly failed to provide critical updates on power restoration in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias, which knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers earlier this year.

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