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Connecticut Needs an Energy Policy That Is Balanced, Responsible and Market-Driven, Not One Focused only on Natural Gas

On behalf of Connecticut’s 600 heating oil and propane retailers and their Connecticut-based 13,000 employees, we are pleased to offer our initial reaction to Governor Malloy’s announcement today regarding the beginning of the state’s energy policy plan.  We welcome the … Continue reading

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State of Connecticut’s Looming Energy Policy Debacle

There is much being made of an evolving state energy plan. While we support encouragement for energy conservation as we encourage it with our customers every day, we do not support government making choices for consumers or picking winners and … Continue reading

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Borders Do Matter

These two stories  cite an unfortunate truth about the uncompetitiveness of Connecticut’s retailers against their counterparts in neighboring states – and the inevitable result. People with the choice will not shop in Connecticut when they have the option of simply … Continue reading

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The Price of Gasoline

CONNECTICUT GAS TAX HIKE COSTS DRIVERS AN ADDITIONAL $205,000 PER DAY The average retail price of regular gasoline hit $4.00 per gallon in Connecticut today. Connecticut joins several other states [Alaska, California, D.C., Hawaii and Illinois] in the nation to have … Continue reading

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