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Consumer Counsel alert: Eversource customers will see an increase in electric supply rates effective July 2022

The supply portion of electric bills for customers of The Connecticut Light and Power Company, d/b/a Eversource Energy (“Eversource”) paying the Standard Service supply rate is scheduled to increase on July 1, 2022, as approved by the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) on May 10, 2022, as follows: CL&P/Eversource Standard Service Rates 7/1/21 1/1/22 7/1/22 …

Connecticut Weekly Gas Price Update

Average gasoline prices in Connecticut have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.85/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 1,540 stations in Connecticut. Prices in Connecticut are 47.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 97.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price…

Governor Lamont tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Lamont has tested positive for COVID-19 this morning, according to a statement, released by Max Reiss, director of communications for the governor. He is not experiencing any symptoms and is currently isolating at home for the next five days, per CDC guidelines. The positive result came after his regularly-scheduled rapid self-test and was confirmed…

Governor Lamont urges lawmakers to support continued decarbonization of electric grid by codifying 2040 zero-carbon target

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is urging the Connecticut General Assembly to approve legislation he introduced (Senate Bill 10, An Act Concerning Climate Change Mitigation) that will codify into state statutes the 2040 zero-carbon electric grid goal the governor established in 2019 when he issued Executive Order No. 3 and was also included as…