Sen. Hwang, CT lawmakers oppose 8% UI rate hike

Some Connecticut lawmakers are opposed to an 8% rate hike over the next three years requested by United Illuminating, the state’s second largest electric utility. Republican State Senator Tony Hwang of Fairfield is one of them. He’s optimistic that ratepayer pressure could get the state’s Public Utility Regulatory Authority to reject the UI rate hike, […]

(photo) Sen. Hwang: “Today is a victory for ratepayers.”

For Immediate Release: Sen. Hwang: “Today is a victory for ratepayers.” Sen. Tony Hwang today issued the following statement in reaction to Connecticut utility regulators upholding a draft ruling in a rate case where Aquarion Water had sought a 27 percent rate increase spread across three years and instead reducing customers bills. “The ratepayers’ voices have been heard. I thank […]