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Eversource sued for $10M, as consultant says big utility crushed his small firm by refusing to pay for work performed

A small father-and-son consulting firm in Rocky Hill has is suing for at least $10 million in damages from Eversource after the big utility suddenly stopped paying for work performed this year, resulting in the furlough of nearly all the consultant’s 13 employees and imminent insolvency.



Tzi Ma et al. standing in front of a window posing for the camera: Loon-Kar Tan, left, and his son, Alan Tan, at the Rocky Hill offices of PenangBenny Consulting, their limited liability corporation, which is suing Eversource for $10 million based on a claim that the utility has refused to pay for work they performed


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Loon-Kar Tan, left, and his son, Alan Tan, at the Rocky Hill offices of PenangBenny Consulting, their limited liability corporation, which is suing Eversource for $10 million based on a claim that the utility has refused to pay for work they performed

PenangBenny Consulting LLC — co-owned by founder-president Loon-Kar “Benjamin” Tan and his son and chief operating officer, Alan Tan — filed the lawsuit in Superior Court in Hartford this week.

The Tans claim Eversource told them to keep performing work and submitting invoices in the months after its contract expired at the end of

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The pandemic crushed south Phoenix business. Then light rail construction started

Hilda Peña remembers having to wake up early on Saturdays after a commercial for her Western wear business Botas Juarez aired on Spanish television. There would be a line by the time she and her husband, Miguel, got to the store.

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