This is crunch time at the General Assembly. As a former legislator, lobbyist and later policy director at the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, I know it becomes increasingly difficult to get legislation passed late in the session. It is often a lot easier to kill a bill, or simply fail to act upon […]
Connecticut currently has a unique opportunity to advance its laudable renewable energy goals. By selecting the best in-state grid-scale solar power proposals submitted pursuant to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Zero Carbon RFP, Connecticut would not only bring renewable energy to the state, but also deliver significant economic and electric reliability benefits.
Kermit the Frog was right all these years. Despite what Gov. M. Jodi Rell declared in her State of the State address in February, it’s not easy being green, at least not in Connecticut. Last week, Gov. Rell proposed hijacking $54.5 million of energy efficiency and renewable energy funds annually to help plug the deficit. […]