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Connecticut Light & Power

Connecticut Light & Power

Located on Long Island Sound, CL&P customers are regularly exposed to nature's fury — including last autumn's Hurricane Sandy. The combined effects of Sandy and the trailing Nor'easter resulted in more than 850,000 of CL&P's 1.2 million customers experiencing power outages. Weather conditions brought on by Sandy included winds up to 85 mph (137 kmph) and record-high tides.

For CL&P, the devastation of this storm was similar to Hurricane Irene in

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