CONNECTICUT

In June 2019, the Connecticut legislature passed and Governor Lamont signed a bill requiring the commissioner of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to solicit up to 2 GW of offshore wind capacity. This greatly increases the state’s offshore wind procurement target, which previously was 300 MW.

PLANS TO ACCELERATE RENEWABLES

2018 Comprehensive Energy Strategy

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has prepared an update to the CES to advance the State’s goal to create a cheaper, cleaner, more reliable energy future for Connecticut’s residents and businesses. By statute, DEEP…

KEY RESOURCES

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a form of clean energy that is provided by natural sources that continuously replenish themselves. Our Energy 101: Renewable Energy pages give an overview of Class I renewable energy sources as updated…

CT Climate Change

A longtime leader on climate change, Connecticut strives to develop and support forward-thinking climate-related policies and legislation, as well as participate in groundbreaking regional initiatives. Addressing climate change in a meaningful way presents residents, businesses, non-profits,…

Energize Connecticut

The Energize Connecticut initiative helps you save energy in your Connecticut home or business with rebates, financing and services for energy efficiency and clean energy improvements. Use Connecticut’s Official Rate Board to compare generation supplier…

NEWS

Conn. joins multi-state pact to tax auto emissions

By Bill Cummings     2/21/19   
Connecticut has entered into a landmark agreement with neighboring states to help battle climate change and reduce auto emissions by creating a new system to fund regional transportation improvements. The nine states and Washington D.C.…