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Eversource: Tree Trimming — Yours and Ours — Helps Prevent Electricity Outages

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Living in one of the most forested states in the country means Connecticut residents have a unique appreciation for the value of trees to the landscape. But it also means we understand the devastating impact trees can have on the electric system, with trees accounting for more than 40 percent of all power outages. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Eversource: What We’re Doing to Handle Peak Summer Electricity Demand

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When summer temperatures soar, dramatic upticks in energy use to power air conditioning systems and fans put a strain on the grid.  In an ongoing effort to fortify the system to handle peak demand, Eversource invests in upgrades to existing infrastructure to ensure customers enjoy reliable power, even when the region experiences extreme weather conditions. (more…) Continue Reading →

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It’s Utility Project Summer for Darien as Gas, Water Projects Dig up Streets

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Eversource is replacing gas service lines beneath 5,000 feet of Darien streets this summer as Aquarion replaces about as many feet of water main lines under other town roads, according to separate announcements Wednesday.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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If You Get a Home Energy Assessment for $99, You May Save More on Heating, Electricity Bills

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Eversource is reminding customers this is the perfect time to schedule a Home Energy Solutions (HES) assessment to begin increasing energy efficiency immediately, before temperatures outside dramatically change and there may be a scheduling wait. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Plan to Buy Street Lights from Eversource, But Want a Price & ‘Audit’ First

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Town officials expect to buy the 862 street lights in town from Eversource and hire Tanko Lighting Inc. of San Francisco to change them to LED lighting, a change they expect to save money, save energy, provide for better lighting and perhaps other improvements. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stevenson: ‘Final Details’ Stage for Agreement to Expand Natural Gas Service in Darien

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First Selectman Jayme Stevenson says town officials are “finishing the details” for an agreement with Eversource to expand natural gas service in town, including along all of West Avenue, and town officials want the service to extend to the high school and Royle School. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Twice in a Week, Men Saying They’re Utility Workers Try to Get into Darien Homes

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If you didn’t ask a utility to send someone over to your home, be suspicious if someone shows up saying he or she is from Aquarion or Experian or Yankee Gas and wants to come in. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Part of Leroy Ave to Close Tuesday, Wednesday, Part of the Day

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Update, Sunday, Aug. 16:

Leroy Avenue under the railroad bridge will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Tuesday, Aug. 18 and Wednesday, Aug. 19, the Darien Department of Public Works has announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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