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Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF)

Connecticut Clean Energy Fund is the agency that promotes clean energy options in the state of Connecticut. The site linked below includes tutorials about the different types of clean energy available and allows for interactive exploration of how they work. Clean Energy Fund interactive tutorials

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

The DEP is the agency charged with ensuring the conservation, improvement, and protection of Connecticut's environment, while also encouraging the social and economic development of the state. This site is one part of the DEP that deals with energy in CT. The site provides information on efficiency, climate change, biomass, and biodiesel, and links to many state and federal sites.

http://www.dep.state.ct.us/wst/P2/energy/index.htm

Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center

The CGFCC is a partnership between the UConn School of Engineering, Connecticut Innovations Inc., and Connecticut industry. The CGFCC serves as a focal point for fuel cell education, development and deployment. The website provides information about the CGFCC, the research done by the Center, and the CGFCC's educational outreach program.

http://www.ctfuelcell.uconn.edu/

Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P)

CL&P is one of the electric distribution companies serving CT. CL&P's web site provides information on conservation programs for residential, business and government consumers. The following links provide tips and strategies for energy conservation and incentives.

- Energy Efficiency for Your Home
- Energy Efficiency for Your Business
http://www.cl-p.com/

Connecticut Natural Gas (CNG)

Connecticut Natural Gas is a natural gas distribution company in CT. This site contains information on ways to conserve energy and programs for low income consumers.

- Conservation Programs
- Energy Tips
http://www.cngcorp.com/

Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA)

CRRA is committed to educating residents of the state, especially children, in the safe handling and disposal of solid waste and recyclables.

http://www.crra.org/pages/education.htm

eeSmarts.com - An Energy Efficiency Learning Initiative

Eesmarts is a utility sponsored initiative which provides quality energy efficiency educational materials directly to the classroom. This educational program consists of a series of packaged, grade-specific curriculums that teaches students important energy concepts, and then empowers them to make important decisions about energy use in their daily lives.

http://www.eesmarts.com/

Energy Information Administration

Energy Information Administration provides official energy statistics from the U.S. government.

http://www.eia.doe.gov/

Environment Northeast

Environment Northeast is a nonprofit research and advocacy organization working to implement effective solutions to the region's environmental challenges. They address large-scale environmental problems that threaten regional ecosystems, human health or the management of regionally significant natural resources, primarily in a bioregional ecosystem including New England and eastern Canada.

http://www.env-ne.org/

Incentive Insulation Database

An on-line searchable database for information on incentive programs for making energy-efficient improvements. This Web site was created and is maintained by North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA).

http://www.simplyinsulate.com/

SmartLiving Catalog

The SmartLiving catalog enables CL&P and UI customers to shop online for ENERGY STAR products, including energy efficient bulbs, lighting fixtures and ceiling fans.

http://www.smartlivingcatalog.com/

SmartLiving Center

The SmartLiving Center is part home improvement showroom, part science museum, part resource center. It's a showplace of energy-saving ideas for your home or business.

http://www.uinet.com/

SmartPower

SmartPower is a non-profit organization that promotes clean, non-polluting renewable energy as a way to improve the quality of health and life for our community. The site contains information on the organization, problems caused by pollution, possible energy solutions, and how the individuals and groups can purchase green power or become an advocate for renewable energy sources.

http://www.smartpower.org/

Solar Connecticut

The site was developed by undergraduate engineering students at the University of Hartford who are working as solar energy interns with CT Clean Energy Fund and the Engineering Application Center at the University of Hartford. The site includes information on the use of solar energy, news and events, consumer information, education and resource links.

http://www.solarconnecticut.org/

Sterling Planet

A participant in the CTCleanEnergyOptionsSM Program. This voluntary program allows customers to support cleaner renewable forms of electricity, such as wind, water and organic bioenergy or landfill gas, while still receiving their supply from either The Connecticut Light and Power Company or The United Illuminating Company. Customers pay a small monthly premium that supports the production of cleaner power from electric generators using renewable energy resources.

http://www.sterlingplanet.com/

Sustainable Energy Studies

Sustainable Energy Studies is the study of this transition through the perspectives of the natural sciences and the social sciences. Students who minor in Sustainable Energy Studies will be prepared to work as energy policy specialists in government, industry, and education.

http://www.easternct.edu/environmentalearthscience/sesMinor.htm

The Home Energy Saver

The Home Energy Saver is a web-based energy audit tool designed to help consumers identify the best ways to save energy in their homes, and find the resources to make the savings happen. The project is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as part of the national ENERGY STAR Program for improving energy efficiency in homes.

http://hes.lbl.gov/

The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI)at Ohio State University

The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) at Ohio State University is the university based research arm of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and has served the national and international regulatory community for almost three decades with research, analysis, expert testimony and training. Visit NRRI's electronic library at www.nrri.ohio-state.edu/dspace/index.jsp. For information about low income and energy, go to www.nrri.ohio-state.edu/dspace/handle/2068/574 and type in "energy."

http://www.nrri.ohio-state.edu/

U. S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency

A link to the U. S. Department of Energy's web site which provides a comprehensive list of energy‑related topics including energy savings tips for homes and businesses.

http://www.energy.gov/energyefficiency/index.htm

U. S.Department of Energy - The Environment

The Department of Energy Environment section provide the information about the environment related tasks DOE has, which include cleaning up contaminated sites and disposing of radioactive waste left behind as a byproduct of nuclear weapons production, nuclear powered naval vessels and commercial nuclear energy production.

http://www.energy.gov/environment/index.htm

U.S. Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

http://www.energy.gov/

United Illuminating Company (UI)

UI is one of the electric distribution companies serving CT. UI's web site provides information on conservation programs for residential, business and government consumers. The link provides tips and strategies for energy conservation and incentives.

- Energy Efficiency for Your Home
- Energy Efficiency for Your Business
- Energy Efficiency in Our Community
- Financial Assistance
http://www.uinet.com/uinet/connect/UINet/Top+Navigator/Home

Watts New CT

WattsNewCT is an education campaign, created by the Connecticut Legislature and administered by the CT Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC), to inform electric consumers about electric competition and changes in the way you buy electricity. Connecticut's electric market is open to competition, giving you the power of choice.

http://www.wattsnewct.ct.gov/

Yankee Gas

Yankee Gas is a gas distribution company that serves 71 towns in Connecticut.
- Home Customer Energy Assistance
- Home Customer Matching Payment Program
- Service Disconnection Protection
- Weatherization Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)
- Winter Protection Plan
- Budget Payment Plan

http://www.yankeegas.com/

 


Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
The DEP is the agency charged with ensuring the conservation, improvement, and protection of Connecticut's environment while also encouraging the social and economic development of the state. This site is one part of the DEP that deals with energy in CT. The site provides information on efficiency, climate change, biomass, and biodiesel, and links to many state and federal sites.

 
Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center
The CGFCC is a partnership between the UConn School of Engineering, Connecticut Innovations Inc., and Connecticut industry. The CGFCC serves as a focal point for fuel cell education, development and deployment. The website provides information about the CGFCC, the research done by the Center, and the CGFCC's educational outreach program.

 
Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P)
CL&P is one of the electric distribution companies serving CT. CL&P's web site provides information on conservation programs for residential, business and government consumers. The following links provide tips and strategies for energy conservation and incentives.
  • Energy Efficiency for Your Home
  • Energy Efficiency for Your Business

Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P)
Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) is an electric distribution company that provides electricity to most of the state not served by UI, including 149 towns in Connecticut.
  • Residential customer general information
  • Financial assistance programs
  • Services for special needs customers
  • Energy saving programs

Connecticut Natural Gas (CNG)
Connecticut Natural Gas is a natural gas distribution company in CT. This site contains information on ways to conserve energy and programs for low income consumers.
Conservation Programs
Energy Tips

Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA)
CRRA is committed to educating residents of the state, especially children, in the safe handling and disposal of solid waste and recyclables.

eeSmarts.com - An Energy Efficiency Learning Initiative
Eesmarts is a utility sponsored initiative which provides quality energy efficiency educational materials directly to the classroom. This educational program consists of a series of packaged, grade-specific curriculums that teaches students important energy concepts, and then empowers them to make important decisions about energy use in their daily lives.
 

Energy Information Administration
Energy Information Administration provides official energy statistics from the U.S. government.

Environment Northeast
Environment Northeast is a nonprofit research and advocacy organization working to implement effective solutions to the region's environmental challenges. They address large-scale environmental problems that threaten regional ecosystems, human health or the management of regionally significant natural resources, primarily in a bioregional ecosystem including New England and eastern Canada.
http://www.env-ne.org/
Incentive Insulation Database
An on-line searchable database for information on incentive programs for making energy-efficient improvements. This Web site was created and is maintained by North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA).
SmartLiving Catalog
The SmartLiving catalog enables CL&P and UI customers to shop online for ENERGY STAR products, including energy efficient bulbs, lighting fixtures and ceiling fans. http://www.smartlivingcatalog.com
SmartLiving Center
The SmartLiving Center is part home improvement showroom, part science museum, part resource center. It's a showplace of energy-saving ideas for your home or business.
https://www.uinet.com
SmartPower
SmartPower is a non-profit organization that promotes clean, non-polluting renewable energy as a way to improve the quality of health and life for our community. The site contains information on the organization, problems caused by pollution, possible energy solutions, and how the individuals and groups can purchase green power or become an advocate for renewable energy sources.
http://www.smartpower.org
Solar Connecticut
The site was developed by undergraduate engineering students at the University of Hartford who are working as solar energy interns with CT Clean Energy Fund and the Engineering Application Center at the University of Hartford. The site includes information on the use of solar energy, news and events, consumer information, education and resource links.
http://www.solarconnecticut.org/
Sterling Planet
A participant in the CTCleanEnergyOptionsSM Program. This voluntary program allows customers to support cleaner renewable forms of electricity, such as wind, water and organic bioenergy or landfill gas, while still receiving their supply from either The Connecticut Light and Power Company or The United Illuminating Company. Customers pay a small monthly premium that supports the production of cleaner power from electric generators using renewable energy resources.
http://www.sterlingplanet.com
Sustainable Energy Studies
Sustainable Energy Studies is the study of this transition through the perspectives of the natural sciences and the social sciences. Students who minor in Sustainable Energy Studies will be prepared to work as energy policy specialists in government, industry, and education.
http://www.easternct.edu/environmentalearthscience/sesMinor.htm
The Home Energy Saver
The Home Energy Saver is a web-based energy audit tool designed to help consumers identify the best ways to save energy in their homes, and find the resources to make the savings happen. The project is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as part of the national ENERGY STAR Program for improving energy efficiency in homes.
http://hes.lbl.gov/
The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI)
The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) at Ohio State University is the university based research arm of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and has served the national and international regulatory community for almost three decades with research, analysis, expert testimony and training. Visit NRRI's electronic library at
For information about low income and energy, go to

U. S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency
A link to the U. S. Department of Energy's web site which provides a comprehensive list of energy‑related topics including energy savings tips for homes and businesses. http://www.energy.gov/energyefficiency/index.htm

U. S.Department of Energy - The Environment
The Department of Energy Environment section provide the information about the environment related tasks DOE has, which include cleaning up contaminated sites and disposing of radioactive waste left behind as a byproduct of nuclear weapons production, nuclear powered naval vessels and commercial nuclear energy production.
http://www.energy.gov/environment/index.htm

U.S. Department of Energy
The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.
http://www.energy.gov/

United Illuminating Company (UI)
UI is one of the electric distribution companies serving CT. UI's web site provides information on conservation programs for residential, business and government consumers. The link provides tips and strategies for energy conservation and incentives. 
  • Energy Efficiency for Your Home
  • Energy Efficiency for Your Business 
  • Energy Efficiency in Our Community - Financial Assistance

http://www.uinet.com/uinet/connect/UINet/Top+Navigator/Home


Watts New CT
WattsNewCT is an education campaign, created by the Connecticut Legislature and administered by the CT Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC), to inform electric consumers about electric competition and changes in the way you buy electricity. Connecticut's electric market is open to competition, giving you the power of choice.
http://www.wattsnewct.ct.gov

 


Yankee Gas

 

 

Yankee Gas is a gas distribution company that serves 71 towns in Connecticut.
  • Home Customer Energy Assistance
  • Home Customer Matching Payment Program
  • Service Disconnection Protection
  • Weatherization Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)
  • Winter Protection Plan
  • Budget Payment Plan

http://www.yankeegas.com/