Downed wire cuts power to hundreds in Waterford, closes Route 1
Waterford A downed wire has left 1,659 Connecticut Light & Power customers without power and has temporarily closed Route 1. The downed wire was reported shortly before 5 p.m. in the area of Route 1 and Fog Plain Road.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
CL&P, UI Score in the Bottom of Nationwide Customer Service Survey
The power companies took a lot of flak for them and now years later those companies have gotten another bad review In the latest J-D Power and Associates rankings both Connecticut Light and Power and United Illuminating scored near the bottom in terms of customer satisfaction.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Norwalk Daily Voice
Ely Ave. Blocked, Power Outages Reported After Pole Fire In Norwalk
Updated 11:45 a.m.: Connecticut Light & Power crews are working to restore power in Norwalk after a broken utility pole caused outages for more than 1,000 customers.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Thousands in Connecticut Without Power
As thunderstorms continue to roll through the state Tuesday night more than 5,000 people are left in the dark without power.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tree on wires blocks road in Route 201 in North Stonington
Route 201 is closed in both directions at Northwest Corner Road because of a tree down on wires, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Weather Alert: 4,500 Connecticut Residents Without Power
Here we go again, 4,500 Connecticut residents are without power as of 9 p.m. according to Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating Co.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Thousands of Connecticut Residents Without Power
More than 5,000 Connecticut residents are in the dark as of 7 p.m. and that number is likely to increase as there is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight for the state.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Darien Daily Voice
Power Restored Across Darien After Fire In Substation On West Avenue
Updated: DARIEN, Conn. -- It took more than three hours to restore power to all the customers in Darien who lost electricity after a fire at a substation Tuesday evening, according to Connecticut Light & Power.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
NL crash has knocked out power to more than 1,000
Connecticut Light & Power is reporting that 1,066 customers in the city are currently without power after a car hit a utility pole with a high voltage line at the intersection of Ann and Shaw streets at 5:15 p.m. Fire Department Battalion Chief Keith Nichols said the wires caught fire and CL & P power had to shut down power to the area.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Tree-Trimming Contracts Terminated After Accidents
Northeast Utilities and Connecticut Light & Power have canceled all contracts with Trees, Inc., the company whose workers were injured when a train collided with a tree-trimmer on the tracks in Berlin earlier this week.