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TF Gathering North Haven - Feb 2017

Our semi-annual Gathering at the EnergizeCT Center signified another big step forward in CT’s smart energy planning.  We thank and salute our state-level partners and the amazing energy task force volunteers alike from these organizations, cities and towns:  Ashford, Bethany, Brookfield, Canton, CT Farm Energy, CT Green Bank, CT Roundtable on Climate & Jobs, Cornwall, Enfield, Eversource/CEC, Fairfield, Hamden, Hartford...

Energy retrofits for First Church of Christ, Simsbury

West Hartford energy task force member Bernie Pelletier went to church on a recent Friday with Simsbury energy task force chair Mark Scully to shoot a video about energy efficiency upgrades being scoped out for a house of worship built in the 1600s.  Mark's video features building performance contractors Tom Esposito and Joe Novella (pictured) of Green Star Energy Solutions describing their initial recommendations...

Photovoltaic projects in Stafford, CT

The town of Stafford has followed an ambitious plan to rely on renewable energy to meet close to 100% of its energy needs for municipal buildings. The result has been an impressive amount of solar power, paired with geothermal ground source heat pumps, which provide a significant amount of the heating for three schools and town library. The town expects to save approximately $24 million over 25 years on energy costs.

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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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