Connecticut officials announced a settlement Friday with Eversource over the electric utility’s response to Tropical Storm Isaias in 2020, which left thousands of people without power for days.
Under the deal, Eversource has agreed to return $103.4 million to consumers and provide more accountability during future storms, Gov. Ned Lamont and Attorney General William Tong announced. Eversource also has agreed not to apply for a rate increase until at least January 2023, for rates that would not go into effect until at least January 2024, the governor’s office said.
“With this settlement, ratepayers get some well-deserved relief in the short-term, and in the long-term they get more
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