Energy Efficiency

April 22, 2018
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Growing CT’s Economy & Protecting the Environment

Lets Put Efficiency First Energy Efficiency programs make economic sense, protect our energy stability, human health and provide climate change impact mitigation. Energy Efficiency retrofits are […]
April 22, 2018

Gateway Community College: Public Utility Management

The nature of public utility operations is rapidly changing as the industries face common challenges, such as an aging workforce, aging infrastructure, increasing regulation, and increasing […]
March 23, 2018

4 reasons Connecticut residents pay highest electric rates

For years, Connecticut residents have paid some of the highest electric rates in the country, causing many homeowners and businesses to wonder why their bills are […]
March 23, 2018

Connecticut Households Ranked As Biggest Spenders On Energy

Because of our big houses, cold winters, concentration of fuel oil heating, and, most painfully, high electricity costs and fuel oil prices, Connecticut is the state […]
March 23, 2018
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Millstone Wants Access to Bigger Markets for its Electricity

The owner of Millstone Nuclear Power Station, struggling with competition from cheap and abundant natural gas, is seeking state help from lawmakers who may be eager […]
December 8, 2017
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Innovation in Finance Sparks New Model for Public/Private Investment in Clean Energy

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation announced in July that the Connecticut Green Bank had won this year’s Innovations in American Government Award. […]
June 19, 2017
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CT energy industry facing workforce shortages

Connecticut’s aging workforce is causing another industry headaches: Energy. The state’s graying workforce and a lack of technical skills are the biggest barriers to meeting increased […]
June 5, 2017
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House Proud: Loving the land with a low-impact home

As Gerald O’Hara advised his daughter Scarlett: “Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything.” And it was the land that brought […]
May 23, 2017

Energy industry turns to CT colleges for worker pipeline

Colleges often talk to local companies to gauge their future workforce needs, searching for opportunities to build new programs to help fill the gaps and attract […]
February 12, 2017

Be Recognized For Your Positive Contributions To The Connecticut Environment

Participate in the GreenCircle Sustainability Award Program If you’ve made Connecticut cleaner and greener, you deserve to be considered for a GreenCircle Sustainability award. Connecticut’s Department […]
December 29, 2016

Eastford Home honored for energy efficiency

Paul Torcellini was named the winner in the Innovation for Custom Homes (for Buyers) category at the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2016 Housing Innovation Award ceremony […]