Posts Tagged ‘ renewable energy credits ’

Companies line up to compete for state energy credits

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

More than a dozen companies are hoping to generate state and federal tax credits by selling their renewable energy to Connecticut electric distributors, according to filings posted by the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Responding to a request for proposals issued by the state in July, 15 entities submitted one or more proposals

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CT approves $1B in renewable energy credits

Apr 5th, 2012 | By

Connecticut regulators on Wednesday morning approved a $1 billion renewable energy credit program put in place by the state legislature last year. The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority created the Zero-emissions Renewable Energy Credit and Low-emissions Renewable Energy Credit initiatives – better known as ZRECs and LRECs – to help spur the installation of clean energy

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Conn. electric utilities to offer customers credits for using renewable energy

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

Connecticut’s two largest electric utilities have filed plans with state utility regulators for a program in which homes or businesses that use solar power or fuel cells would be eligible for quarterly energy credit payments. The New Haven Register reports. Click on the Environmental Headline for more of this story.