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Bryan Garcia

Connecticut Lays the Groundwork for Clean Energy

Connecticut has adapted creatively to the call to develop clean energy markets, combining energy efficiency and solar power as it brings in private financing. There is extensive work in progress to strengthen its programs. In this interview, Bryan Garcia, president and CEO of the Connecticut Green Bank, outlines the current business environment.

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Student Fund Managers Fuel Colleges’ Clean Energy Investments

Student-managed funds, including at universities in Connecticut and Rhode Island, are starting to invest more aggressively in renewable energy companies to hedge their portfolios and to gain from market returns.
Solar panels

"100% Campaign" / Renovus Solar / CC BY 2.0

Lessons Learned from Solarize Campaigns in Connecticut

Solarize is a unique community-based program that leverages peers and social networks to encourage residential solar adoption through a group pricing strategy. Solarize campaigns spread the knowledge of solar benefits through social networks and engage strong volunteer leadership (“solar ambassadors”) who are passionate about solar energy.
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.

Connecticut Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 15.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 7.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
67 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
32 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
28 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
88%

of people in Connecticut support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 2,161,216 of 2,466,129 adults)

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