Living Green at Trolley Square PDF Print E-mail

What does it mean to be "Living Green?"

Read what they're doing at Trolley Square in Cambridge, MA to be Living Green!



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CT Green Building Runs on Giant Fuel Cell PDF Print E-mail

Giant Fuel Cell in CT

By Shira Levine Jul 29th 2010 @ 2:51PM

Big and green don't usually work together when building an eco-friendly apartment building. That's why 360 State Street in New Haven, Conn., is grabbing some headlines.

When done right, high-density urban development is actually greener than suburban sprawl. Indeed, the multi-use property at 360 is something of a pioneer in being big while also raising the bar for green construction to the state of Connecticut.


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Military Bases PDF Print E-mail

Fuel Cells Power Military Bases

Source : signal magazine


By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

Facilities benefit from reduced cost, improved efficiency and enhanced security by trading fossil fuels for newer technologies.

Three 5-kilowatt Plug Power Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells provide power at Brooks City-Base, San Antonio, Texas. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (ERDC-CERL) is working to supply more fuel cells to military bases and federal facilities to reduce costs and fossil-fuel usage.

Hydrogen-powered cars may be the rage in the commercial sector, but the U.S. military is employing the first element of the periodic table to provide energy beyond transportation. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is powering stateside installations as well as bases in forward operating locations with fuel cells—electrochemical cells that convert fuel sources into electric currents. The efforts result in money savings, a reduction of the dependence on foreign oil, essentially unlimited power generation and a cleaner environment.


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Dominion Lawsuit PDF Print E-mail

Lawsuit filed against Dominion power plant in Mass

BOSTON—A New England environmental advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit charging a subsidiary of energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. with repeatedly exceeding smokestack emission limits at its Salem Harbor facility in Massachusetts.


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Department of Public Utility Control PDF Print E-mail

What They Do

The Department's Electric Unit processes, in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, all filings submitted by Connecticut’s two regulated electric distribution companies; The Connecticut Light and Power Company and The United Illuminating Company.


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