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according to a report released by Environment America Research & Policy Center — Solar energy is on the rise across the United States.
Over the course of the last decade, the amount of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the United States has increased more than 120-fold, from 97 megawatts in 2003 to more than 12,000 megawatts …Read More

More Residents are Choosing Solar - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Ben Kunz, a resident in Cheshire, Connecticut,  wanted to do “the green thing” and save on his electric bill without paying a lot of money up front. So instead of buying a solar system for his house, he leased one.
“I thought it was a pretty good deal,” he said. “I lean a little environmentalist, so …Read More

Supporters of electric vehicles frequently discuss a not-too-distant future when plug-in cars become ubiquitous, with millions being driven by their owners on a daily basis.
However, many supporters fail to note that electric car owners will have to plug in their vehicle nearly every night for recharging purposes. Although an electric car is far better for …Read More

The demand for renewable resources increases as consumers become more green conscious. Their demand is creating pressure on utility companies to join the green movement by replacing conventional means of energy with clean energy resources such as solar and wind.
The government is helping to perpetuate the green movement by offering various incentives to consumers. For …Read More

After months of debate between lawmakers, Connecticut’s House passed a bill that would redefine how the state counts and categorizes clean energy on Tuesday. The Senate passed the bill earlier in May, which changed how energy sources qualify as “clean” in the state. This is significant for consumers and energy producers since the status of …Read More

New England has been experiencing higher electricity rates this winter due to a high demand for heating as well as higher natural gas prices. The boom in natural gas supply over the past couple of years has kept electricity prices stable in the region, but has also created less of a need for the push …Read More

Earlier this month, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority outlined plans to invest more than $1 billion into green energy over the coming years.

Connecticut adds two new solar projects - Tuesday, December 27, 2011

As the state puts an increasingly strong emphasis on environmental protection and clean energy generation, Connecticut announced it has approved the first two large-scale renewable electricity projects required under recent energy legislation.