PURA: Press Releases
Press Releases
2011
12/22/2011PURA Sets 2012 Standard Service Electric Rates
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today finalized reduced rates for Standard Service customers of Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and United Illuminating (UI).
11/28/2011PURA Approves Reduction in Generation Rates for Electricity Lower Costs Take Effect January 1, 2012
  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).
9/15/2011States Question Federal Incentives For Utility Transmission Construction
  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.
6/29/2011DPUC Final Decision Denies the Yankee Gas Services Company’s Requested Rate Increase
  The Department of Public Utility Control today rendered a final Decision that denied the requested revenue increase for Yankee Gas Services Company.
6/2/2011DPUC Draft Decision Denies the Yankee Gas Services Company’s Requested Rate Increase
  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.
3/31/2011DPUC Releases Consumer Service Complaint Scorecard for CY 2010
  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.