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Renewable Energy Conference Scheduled For Sept. 19-20, Hartford

September 19th, 2013

Located in Hartford, Conn., at the Connecticut Convention Center on Sept. 19 and 20, Alternative Energy & Building Efficiency is designed to promote energy efficiency in buildings and the use of alternative energy technologies to augment the energy needs of residential homes, commercial buildings, campuses, industry and other settings. For more on this story, visit:

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West Hartford Slated To Renew Energy Pledge

September 25th, 2012

The town council on Thursday is slated to renew the town’s commitment to the Connecticut Clean Energy Communities program, pledging to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent and to purchase 20 percent more renewable energy by 2018. In January 2005, the council signed the original Clean Energy Communities Municipal Pledge, committing to purchase 20 percent

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New England agenda: Tax code, jobs, energy | James T. Brett via Hartford Business

February 12th, 2012

Over the past several years, our region and our nation have faced great economic challenges. We are fortunate here in New England to have weathered this period with less James T. Brettcollateral damage than other parts of the country. Our overall regional unemployment rate continues to be below the national average, and there are many

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Conservation Quest: Traveling energy exhibit at Bishops Corner Library – Entertainment – West Hartford News

August 9th, 2011

Through a generous grant by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, will be loaning their Conservation Quest Exhibit to the Bishops Corner branch library for free Aug. 16-29. The exhibit has interactive and multimedia components designed to teach everyone key messages about energy conservation and being good environmental

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Hartford Historic Site Breaks Ground on New Energy Project

September 3rd, 2010

State Sen. John W. Fonfara and others celebrated the installation of a new closed-loop geothermal heating system at the Connecticut Landmarks’ Hartford Campus that includes a geothermal system that will replace the existing, inefficient heating and cooling systems and will save Connecticut Landmarks an estimated $3,833 per year in energy costs at the Butler-McCook House & Main Street History Center.



Geothermal helps New Hartford couple cut energy use by nearly half | The Republican-American

April 12th, 2010

NEW HARTFORD — Bill and Linda Martin cut their home energy use by nearly 40 percent last year, and they’re on track to do much better this year.



Windpower A Key Source Of Energy In New England, Report Says | Hartford Business

September 27th, 2009

Windpower can be a significant resource for electricity for Connecticut and the rest of New England, according to a blueprint for developing renewable resources adopted by New England’s six governors and premiers from Eastern Canada at their annual meeting last week. via Windpower A Key Source Of Energy In New England, Report Says | Hartford

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Energy Group To Vote On Solar Incentives – Politics News Story – WFSB Hartford

May 18th, 2009

Energy Group To Vote On Solar Incentives: Funds Would Help Those Looking To Go Green – Politics News Story – WFSB Hartford: “If the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund’s board decides to release the funds, the state and federal government could pay near half of the cost of a homeowner’s solar energy project.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



West Hartford Seeks Savings With New ‘Energy Plan’ — Courant.com

March 16th, 2009

West Hartford Seeks Savings With New 'Energy Plan' — Courant.com: “The broad conservation scheme, backed by a task force of volunteers, will chase large reductions in energy bills for every town building and structure, outdoor fixture and vehicle. Right now, the town’s energy bill is more than $16 million a year.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Clean Energy Initiative In New Hartford — Courant.com

October 16th, 2008

Clean Energy Initiative In New Hartford — Courant.com: “NEW HARTFORD – New Hartford has become the latest municipality in the state to commit to purchasing at least 20 percent of its electricity for municipal facilities from clean, renewable energy sources by the year 2010, the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF) announced Thursday. The town’s Board

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CPower Helps Clients Slash Energy Demand: New York-based energy manager bought CT’s DemandDirect | Hartford Business

September 28th, 2008

CPower Helps Clients Slash Energy Demand: New York-based energy manager bought CT’s DemandDirect | Hartford Business: “CPower, a New York-based energy management company that works with energy users, utilities and electric grid operators to reduce energy consumption, has acquired Oxford-based DemandDirect, a provider of energy load-management programs in the Northeast.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



West Hartford is Connecticut’s Top Consumer Of Renewable Energy — Courant.com

September 20th, 2008

West Hartford is Connecticut’s Top Consumer Of Renewable Energy — Courant.com: "With nearly 1,000 homeowners buying clean power from Connecticut Light & Power, West Hartford has edged New Haven as Connecticut's top consumer of renewable energy. The town has earned three 3-kilowatt solar-energy systems through the Connecticut Clean Energy Communities program." Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Program Could Bring Wind Energy To State – Connecticut News Story – WFSB Hartford

September 2nd, 2008

Program Could Bring Wind Energy To State – Connecticut News Story – WFSB Hartford: “NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The city is considering putting up two wind turbines in Long Wharf as a source of clean energy.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



‘Sustainable Roman Architecture – the First 2,500 Years’ 5-7:30 p.m. April 3, Hartford

April 3rd, 2014

Rensselaer’s Energy, Environment, and Economics Discussion Series: “Sustainable Roman Architecture – the First 2,500 Years” HARTFORD, CONN – Rensselaer’s Hartford Campus continues its Energy, Environment, and Economics Discussion Series on April 3, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Special guest, Francesco Bedeschi, will give a presentation entitled, “Sustainable Roman Architecture — the First 2,500 Years.” Bedeschi

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‘Cheaper, Cleaner, More Reliable: The Connecticut Energy Model’ 5-7:30 p.m. March 3, Hartford

March 3rd, 2014

Rensselaer’s Energy, Environment, and Economics Discussion Series “Cheaper, Cleaner, More Reliable: The Connecticut Energy Model” Rensselaer’s Hartford Campus continues its Energy, Environment, and Economics Discussion Series on March 3, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Special guest, Alex Kragie, Deputy Chief of Staff, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), will give a presentation entitled,

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Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Recognized for Commitment to Energy Efficiency

February 14th, 2014

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has been recognized by Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board for the installation of new energy efficient equipment. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center officials received a special plaque during a ceremony, held at the hospital’s Hartford campus, celebrating completion of the energy-saving upgrades.



Energy, environmental lawyer Klee named new Connecticut DEEP commissioner

January 24th, 2014

New Haven’s Robert Klee is the next leader of the state’s environmental protection agency.



SolarCity’s energy storage system now available to CT businesses

December 6th, 2013

SolarCity, a California solar panel installer that has been building its Connecticut presence since 2011, said its energy storage system that uses Tesla battery technology is now available to businesses in Connecticut Light & Power territory. For more on this story, visit: SolarCity’s energy storage system now available to CT businesses | HartfordBusiness.com.



Third session of Rensselaer’s Energy, Environment, and Economics Discussion Series 5 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 4 Hartford

December 4th, 2013

Rensselaer‘s Hartford Campus is holding the third session of its Energy, Environment, and Economics Discussion Series on Dec. 4, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Special guest, Dr. Jian Sun, professor, Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, and director of the New York State Center for Future

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Global Connections Series — Blackout: Energy Security in CT and Around the World

December 3rd, 2013

Join Daniel Esty, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and John Dankosky, WNPR News Director/Host Where We Live Today energy security, sustainability, and the development of clean energy have become critical issues at both the local and international level. As the global population increases and traditional energy sources grow scarce, people

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