Connecticut Solar Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • CT Renewable Energy Development Initiatives: The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection provides general information on renewable energy, renewable energy credits, and procurement programs. READ MORE →
  • Solar on CT Schools: This is a report from 2018 by the People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE) on the state of solar in Connecticut. The purpose of this report is to encourage you, as a member of a school board, school administrator, or member of the public, to consider putting solar on (or next to) your school. Schools with solar save money on their electric bills, reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, and provide an onsite educational opportunity for their students. READ MORE →
  • EESmarts: An Energize Connecticut program with a vision to facilitate students’ understanding of the science, math, and technology related to clean energy and electricity in order to create an energy-efficient ethic among all school-age students in Connecticut. Through its K-12 curriculum, eesmarts helps educators and schools teach the importance of becoming energy smart by providing free professional development in-class lessons and outreach. The eesmarts curriculum fully aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and Common Core Standards for Math and English Language Arts. READ MORE →
  • Solar Rebates And Incentives: Clean Energy Authority outlines all of the financial incentives for going solar in CT. With high population density and limited space, Connecticut is an ideal location for distributed generation solar. As such, the state offers some big incentives to municipalities and business owners who choose to install solar or other renewables. READ MORE →
  • Connecticut Clean Energy Fund:  In operation since 2000, the Clean Energy Fund has aimed to develop, invest in, and promote clean, sustainable energy sources. A surcharge on Connecticut ratepayers' utility bills provides the funding for the Clean Energy Fund and the Green Bank supports clean energy development and infrastructure projects. READ MORE →
    Last Updated: 6/17/2020

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