The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today approved reduced generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) or United Illuminating (UI).
Attorney General George Jepsen and the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority are challenging multi-million dollar “incentives” ordered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – at the expense of utility ratepayers -- for the construction of new, high-voltage electric transmission facilities.
In a Draft Decision released today, the Department of Public Utility Control indicated it will not approve the requested revenue increase for the Yankee Gas Services Company. Yankee originally requested a cumulative $78.507 million (8.53%) increase over current revenues.
According to the Consumer Scorecard released today by the Department of Public Utility Control (Department), the Department’s Consumer Services Unit (CSU) received fewer consumer complaints per 100,000 customers during calendar year 2010 from customers of: Thames Valley Communications, United Illuminating, Connecticut Natural Gas, Cox Connecticut Telecommunications, Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut and Viridian Energy than it did for their industry peers in Connecticut.