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March 28, 2016 — Best Places to Work in CT

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G R E AT E R H A R T F O R D ' S B U S I N E S S N E W S w w w. H a r t f o rd B u s i n e s s . c o m For more B2B news visit MARCH 28, 2016 Volume 24, Number 17 $3.00 Subscribe online JUNE 9, 2016 Only 10 WEEKS until C T B E x p o . c o m 1 6 T H A N N U A L Index ■ Week in Review: PG. 5 ■ Reporter's Notebook: PG. 6 ■ Deal Watch: PG. 7 ■ Editorial: PG 8 ■ Other Voices: PG. 8 Turf Wars Some municipalities are raising concerns about the state's effort to increase its role in transit- oriented development. PG. 3 Fantasy Sports A state lawmaker says a proposal to legalize and regulate fantasy sports betting in Connecticut could bring the state millions in new revenue. PG. 6 Electric submetering rolls out in CT By Matt Pilon mpilon@HartfordBusiness.com A fter years of dispute and regulatory wrangling, electricity "submetering" is gaining traction in Connecticut, with more than 1,800 Connecticut apartment units now authorized to use the practice, which allows landlords to measure and bill tenants for their individual monthly electricity use. Since drafting submetering regulations in 2014 and 2015, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has approved its use at eight major apartment buildings in Hartford, Hamden and New Haven. The goal is to reduce electricity consumption by making consumers in multi-family residences bear responsibility for their personal energy use. The new regulations also allow landlords of sub- metered buildings to invest in renewable ener- gy and sell that power back to tenants, which wasn't allowed under previous state law. Submetering regulations have made it possible for Hartford's 777 Main to sell fuel cell electricity to tenants. Continued on page 6 P H O T O | C O N T R I B U T E D SPECIAL SECTION PGS. 9–30 2016 Teamwork makes the dream work! Read the profiles of this year's Best Places to Work honorees, and find out who tops the list.

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