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General Resources

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State of Connecticut Clean Energy Programs

  • The Connecticut Statewide Energy Efficiency Dashboard is a source of a wealth of information about progress by individual towns and the state in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
  • Energize CT is a good source of information regarding energy incentives (e.g., rebates, financing). This site is administered by the CT Energy Efficiency Fund, the Green Bank, DEEP and the gas and electric utilities.
  • Home Energy Solutions (HES) is a program run by Energize CT which offers homeowners a highly-subsidized energy audit of their home. HES audit invariably pay for themselves through lower energy costs.
  • C-PACE (Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy) is an innovative financing program developed and administered by the Green Bank to make clean energy upgrades more affordable and feasible.
  • CT Energy Programs list provides information about CT energy efficiency programs, energy assistance, loans and more.

State of Connecticut Departments and Agencies Important to Clean Energy Policy

  • Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)
  • The CT Green Bank was formed in 2011 as the first green bank in the nation. It works with private-sector investors to promote attractive, sustainable financing for clean energy projects.
  • The Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3) was formed on Earth Day 2015 to work out the details of meeting the State’s goals of reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) by 80% from 2001 levels by 2050. GC3 meetings are constructive, informative and pragmatic.
  • The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) regulates electric, gas, water and telecommunications utilities.

CT Clean Energy Groups and Organizations

  • Acadia Center is a non-profit focusing on research and advocacy for clean energy. They are an invaluable source of research and policy recommendations for CT. They have an office in Hartford.
  • Beyond Nuclear is an excellent source of information about nuclear energy and arms. A tireless and effective advocate or a world free of both, Beyond Nuclear was co-founded by Lou Friedman, wife of Judi, who led PACE for over forty years.
  • Clean Coalition Based in Palo Alto, CA, Clean Coalition's mission is the promotion of renewable energy and a modern electric grid. Their staff includes not only policy experts but also engineers. They have particular expertise in Community Microgrids.
  • Connecticut Clean Water Action
  • Save the Sound
  • CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs Formed in 2012, the Roundtable is a diverse collaboration of the Inter-Religious Eco-Justice Network (IREJN) and the CT AFL-CIO. The Roundtable, led by John Humphries, is an effective advocate for clean energy and jobs in the state.
  • Sierra Club, Connecticut Chapter

Glossary of Terms Related to Solar Tariffs in CT

CT Green Energy News Archives

Earth Day Resources