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Shared solar program in Connecticut stalled over who pays for what

A shared solar field in Rehoboth, Mass. Investment in the concept is heavy in that state.

Connecticut’s shared solar pilot program has already missed its first deadline and faces even more delays. In the meantime, arguments over how to pay for clean energy are bubbling up again. Continue Reading →

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Connecticut legislators set energy agenda for 2015

Sen. Paul Doyle, center, consults with staff at start of Energy and Technology Committee. At right is his co-chair, Rep. Lonnie Reed.

With a packed audience of lobbyists waiting and watching, a legislative committee approved three dozen bills Tuesday that define the General Assembly’s relatively modest ambitions on energy policy in 2015. The more significant bills would ban variable electric rates for residential customers, cap the fixed-costs portion of electric bills and authorize state officials to explore expanding the supply of natural gas in Connecticut. Continue Reading →

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