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2014

CL&P program turns sunlight into dollars
Published January 04. 2014 12:01AM
By Lee Howard Day
http://www.theday.com/article/20140104/BIZ02/301049918/1069

East Lyme asks developer of solar farm to stabilize site
Published June 10. 2014
By Kimberly Drelich
The Day Publishing Company
http://www.theday.com/article/20140610/NWS01/306109954

New Canaan Police recognized for energy efficiency
By Nelson Oliveira
Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC
May 1, 2014
http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/New-Canaan-Police-recognized-for-energy-efficiency-5445879.php

Haddam Signs Clean Energy Communities Pledge
By Christina Griffin
August 26, 2014
Patch Media
http://patch.com/connecticut/thehaddams-killingworth/haddam-signs-clean-energy-communities-pledge-0

Obama Honors Norwalker for Promoting Solar Power
President Obama named Jessica Bailey of Norwalk a "Champion of Change."
By David Gurliacci
Patch Media
April 19, 2014
http://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/obama-names-jessica-bailey-of-norwalk-a-champion-of-change

2015

Energize Connecticut Announces Statewide Student Contest
By Gaffney Bennett PR
Hartford Courant
February 25, 2015
http://www.courant.com/community/hc-ugc-article-energize-connecticut-announces-statewide-stud-2015-02-25-story.html

Redding joins energy efficiency program
By Katrina Koerting
September 25, 2015
Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC
http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Redding-joins-energy-efficiency-program-6529783.php

Avon Officials Celebrate Solar Panel Installations On Two Schools, Public Works Garage
By:Ken Byron
The Hartford Courant
October 22, 2015
http://www.courant.com/community/avon/hc-avon-solar-panels-1023-20151022-story.html

Bridgeport's Finch Tours Green Energy Park With EPA Staff, Visiting Mayor
By Robert Berczuk
Bridgeport Daily Voice
July 17, 2015
http://bridgeport.dailyvoice.com/news/bridgeports-finch-tours-green-energy-park-with-epa-staff-visiting-mayor/551476/

Project Profile: Fairfield, Connecticut as An Early Leader in Microgrid Development
By Cara Goman
Microgrid Knowledge
September 1, 2015
https://microgridknowledge.com/fairfield-connecticut-an-early-leader-in-microgrid-development/

Announcing New Haven’s Energy Task Force and Environmental Advisory Council
by Paula Panzarella
par-newhaven.org
October 1, 2015
http://par-newhaven.org/2015/10/01/announcing-new-havens-energy-task-force-and-environmental-advisory-council/

Energy commission will ‘Solarize’ Wilton
By Hayden Turek
HAN Network
November 16, 2015
http://www.wiltonbulletin.com/57749/energy-commission-will-solarize-wilton/

Bruce Hampson honored for energy work
By Hayden Turek
HAN Network
December 30, 2015
http://www.wiltonbulletin.com/61862/bruce-hampson-honored-for-energy-work/

2016

Hundreds attend lightbulb swap event in Torrington
By Ben Lambert
The Register Citizen
Posted: 03/05/16
http://www.registercitizen.com/article/RC/20160305/NEWS/160309746

Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative and SolarCity Install Solar and Energy Storage Portfolio in the Northeast
By SolarCity
PR Newswire Association LLC
May 05, 2016
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/connecticut-municipal-electric-energy-cooperative-and-solarcity-install-solar-and-energy-storage-portfolio-in-the-northeast-300263430.html

West Hartford and Eversource to Host Free Light Bulb Swaps for Residents
RJ Scofield
September 19, 2016
http://patch.com/connecticut/westhartford/west-hartford-evrsource-host-free-light-bulb-swaps-residents

Connecticut solar energy advocates laud partnership
By Mary O’Leary
New Haven Register
January 20, 2016
http://www.nhregister.com/article/NH/20160120/NEWS/160129935

Solar to generate 50% of school’s electricity
By Nancy Doniger
HAN Network
February 17, 2016
http://www.eastoncourier.com/33822/solar-to-generate-50-of-schools-electricity/

Thinking of going solar? Better act soon
By Jeannette Ross
HAN Network
April 6, 2016
http://www.wiltonbulletin.com/70487/thinking-of-going-solar-better-act-soon/

All Things Green Festival Coming Sunday, April 24 at Darien Library
By: David Gurliacci |
Nutmeg Dispatches LLC
April 23, 2016
http://darienite.com/all-things-green-festival-coming-sunday-april-24-at-darien-library-9431

Music, Solar Power, Food & Fun Greeted Earth Day Festival Guests
By Kendra Bobowick
The Newtown Bee
May 2, 2016
http://newtownbee.com/music-solar-power-food-fun-greet-earth-day-festival-guests/

Program aims to help low-income renters save on energy costs
By Nora Naughton
Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC
May 12, 2016
http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/article/Energy-efficiency-improvement-outreach-program-7435042.php

Ridgefield: Solar panels go up at Farmingville Elementary
By The Ridgefield Press
HAN Network
June 27, 2016
http://www.theridgefieldpress.com/68887/ridgefield-solar-panels-go-up-at-farmingville-elementary/#axzz4OsU0TTxH

Enfield council hears details of energy-saving plan for town buildings
By Will Healey
Journal Inquirer
July 6, 2016
http://www.journalinquirer.com/towns/enfield/enfield-council-hears-details-of-energy-saving-plan-for-town/article_2cec313e-4388-11e6-86d0-737e1eda227c.html

Ross Solar Group Secures Funding for Solar Installation on Iconic Building in New London, CT
By Ross Solar Group
PR Newswire Association LLC
Aug 17, 2016
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ross-solar-group-secures-funding-for-solar-installation-on-iconic-building-in-new-london-ct-300314441.html

Westport Lauded for Efforts in Solar Energy Initiative
By Alfred Branch
Patch Media
August 24, 2016
http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/westport-lauded-efforts-solar-energy-initiative

Westport and Green Bank, Utilities, Contractors, and Municipalities Awarded Title of “Change Prize Champion” in SunShot Prize Competition
Town of Westport, CT
August 25, 2016
http://www.westportct.gov/index.aspx?recordid=4663&page=35

Letter to the Editor Supports Energy Performance Contract
Journal Inquirer
August 29, 2016
http://www.journalinquirer.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/august-letters/article_db96f0e2-6df0-11e6-a5a5-83da8b0539d4.html

CMG’s Passive House mixes energy efficiency with stunning architecture
By Tim Murphy
HAN Network
October 27, 2016
http://www.darientimes.com/76653/cmgs-passive-house-mixes-energy-efficiency-with-stunning-architecture/


 

Resources

 

Community Updates

WOODSTOCK’S NEW 1MW SOLAR ARRAY
PROJECTED TO SAVE OVER 2.4 MILLION OVER THE NEXT TWENTY YEARS

Woodstock is currently in the process of installing their 1MW solar array.  The array will be a brownfield installation covering, what once was, their former landfill.  Concrete ballasts will weigh down the panel's framework to prevent any breach of the landfill's membrane... See Press Release

HES COPAY PRICE INCREASE

In the recent approval of the 2016-18 Conservation and Load Management (CL&M) Plan by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), there is good news and not-so-good news... Read More

 

 

Calendar Highlights

FALL GATHERING

HIGHLIGHTS OF CT’s FALL GATHERING of clean energy task forces can be found here in our Knowledge Center’s Program Archives pages. Diane Duva (the Director of Energy Demand at DEEP’s Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy is pictured here) facilitating the shaping of our state’s energy future.

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Clean Energy Communities Listening Session Letter of Thanks and Follow-up

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