Connecticut’s Microgrid Program Receives National Recognition

Connecticut's microgrid program is among this year's winners recognized by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) for accelerating and strengthening clean energy tech and markets. CESA highlighted Connecticut for its first-of-a-kind $45 million grant program to help communities improve electric resiliency through microgrid development. The … [Read more...]

Microgrid Money Flowing in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Northeastern governors continue to show that all of their microgrid talk wasn’t just talk following last year’s Superstorm Sandy. Connecticut plans to open up bidding in January for $15 million it is making available in its second round of microgrid funding. The program is meant to keep power flowing to critical buildings, like police … [Read more...]

Connecticut: Next Top Dog for Energy Efficiency?

Connecticut is back. Or at least it intends to be soon. The state that was once a leader in energy efficiency – but later lost its luster to neighboring Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont – has big plans for 2014. Dan Esty, commissioner of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, recently outlined the strategy to … [Read more...]