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State Regulator Says Eversource Failed In Its Response to August Outages

Line workers in Rocky Hill after Tropical Storm Isaias
Ryan Caron King
Connecticut Public Radio
Line workers in Rocky Hill after Tropical Storm Isaias

How many days were you out of power last summer after Tropical Storm Isaias?

The outages last August impacted hundreds of thousands of residents. Some lasted more than a week.

This hour, we talk with Marissa Gillett, Chairman of PURA, Connecticut’s utility regulator. The agency investigated how the state’s two major electric companies dealt with the storm and issued a final decision.

What will it mean for consumers?


  • Patrick Skahill - Reporter for Connecticut Public Radio, covering science and the environment
  • Marissa Gillett - Chairman of Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA)

Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

Lucy is the Executive Producer and Host of Connecticut Public's morning talk show, 'Where We Live.' She’s a longtime public radio reporter covering several beats including immigration, juvenile justice and child welfare issues, education, veterans affairs and the military.
Carmen Baskauf was a producer for Connecticut Public Radio's news-talk show Where We Live, hosted by Lucy Nalpathanchil from 2017-2021. She has also contributed to The Colin McEnroe Show.
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