Tag: Connecticut

Electric, Energy Consumption

Connecticut regulators plan major growth in battery storage, EV charging

August 24, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Connecticut regulators have finalized new rules paving the way for a major expansion of battery storage and electric vehicle charging, part of a broader effort to modernize the state’s electric grid. Since the wide-ranging “grid mod” proceedings began in fall […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Global Partners to acquire network of sites in Connecticut

December 15, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Global Partners LP announced an agreement to purchase 27 retail fuel and convenience store assets of Consumers Petroleum of Connecticut. The acquisition includes 27 company-operated gas stations with “Wheels”-branded convenience stores in Connecticut. The transaction also includes fuel supply agreements […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, State

Connecticut signs up for nuclear electricity

January 2, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

In June 2017, Connecticut passed a law allowing nuclear power plants to bid into markets with other zero-carbon resources such as wind, solar and hydropower. However, the timescale applied to at risk plants in draft versions of the request for […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, State

Connecticut nuclear plant seeks to bid on state contracts

January 20, 2017

Via: Penn Energy

As low energy prices put strains on operators of U.S. nuclear plants, some Connecticut lawmakers want to reduce any risk the Millstone Power Station will close by allowing it to sell power directly to the state. The owners of Connecticut’s […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Fuel Cells Will Power a Connecticut Community. Will They Work Elsewhere?

April 21, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Fuel cells aren’t just blowing hot air. They are now helping to manage electricity costs and supply emergency power to a Connecticut neighborhood through a localized microgrid. The fuel cell-powered microgrid will provide all the power that the “Parkville” community […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Microgrid Project Launches in Connecticut

April 15, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

The city of Hartford, CT, Constellation and Bloom Energy have begun construction of a fuel-cell powered microgrid system that will mitigate costs and supply backup for a part of the Parkville neighborhood of the city. Read More on Energy Manager […]