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Learn more about PURA’s framework for an equitable modern electric grid in Connecticut.

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and PURA will conduct an assessment to evaluate the current and projected economic viability of the Millstone nuclear generating facilities in order for the state to determine a path forward that best benefits the residents of Connecticut.

In recent years, Connecticut’s General Assembly renewed efforts for water resource planning with the passing of Public Act 14-163, which directed the Water Planning Council to develop a State Water Plan for the management of the water resources of the state. The overarching goal for such a plan was to balance the needs of public water supply, economic development, recreation and ecological health.

On September 3, 2019, Governor Ned Lamont issued Executive Order No.3, re-establishing and expanding the membership and responsibilities of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change, also known as the GC3. In addition to continuing to address mitigation strategies to reduce greenhouse gases, the newly expanded GC3 will also consider adaptation and resilience in the face of climate change impacts.

The State of Connecticut’s Cybersecurity Resource Page provides additional information and resources, including recommended best practices, for officials, private organizations, and individuals.

This matter is under urgent review by PURA. The rate change that went into effect on July 1 was an administrative adjustment that was scheduled for a full regulatory review in the coming months, but the review has been expedited.

On August 6, 2020, PURA opened Docket No. 20-08-03, Investigation into Electric Distribution Companies’ Preparation for and Response to Tropical Storm Isaias.  



Content last updated December 2020