Connecticut Energy: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Renewable energy portfolio standard: 16 Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 283-16-243q and 16 CGS 283-16-245a
Comprehensive Energy Strategy: Public Act 11-80, Section 51
Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC)
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. To date, the federal government's involvement in renewable energy programs has been limited to voluntary programs and providing financial incentives for renewable energy generation. However, Connecticut state legislation has established a renewable energy portfolio standard and requirements for the development of a state energy strategy.
• Administration and enforcement. Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control administers the state's renewable energy portfolio standard. DEEP's Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy is responsible for preparing and updating the state's Comprehensive Energy Strategy.
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard
16 CGS 283-16-243q and 16 CGS 283-16-245a
Connecticut has passed renewable energy portfolio statutes requiring each electric utility company that sells electricity in Connecticut to establish a renewable energy portfolio such that the output from each supplier utilizes renewable energy resources as listed in the Table in this section.
Class I renewable energy resources. A Class I renewable energy resource is energy derived from any of the following:
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