PURA: Press Releases
Press Releases
2015
12/15/2015New 959 Area Code Has Arrived in Connecticut
  he new 959 area code is now being introduced in the Connecticut calling region that the 860 area code serves. The supply of telephone numbers in the 860 area code is exhausting because of the continuing demand for telephone numbers, resulting in the opening of the new 959 area code.
12/9/2015PURA Approves Iberdrola Proposal to Acquire UIL Companies
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today issued a final ruling approving a change of control whereby the UIL companies - United Illuminating, the Southern Connecticut Gas Company, and the Connecticut Natural Gas Company - will become subsidiaries of Spain-based Iberdrola.
11/24/2015PURA Issues Proposed Final Decision Approving Iberdrola Acquisition of UIL Companies
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority today issued a proposed final decision approving a change of control whereby the United Illuminating Company, the Southern Connecticut Gas Company and the Connecticut Natural Gas Company, would become subsidiaries of Spain-based Iberdrola, S.A.
11/16/2015PURA Approves Revised Standard Service Electric Rates
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has approved revised generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from The Connecticut Light and Power Company dba Eversource Energy (Eversource) and the United Illuminating Company (UI).
5/8/2015PURA Approves Revised Electric Generation Rates
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has approved revised generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from The Connecticut Light and Power Company dba Eversource Energy (Eversource) and the United Illuminating Company (UI).