PRESS RELEASE: Energy Funds: Brief filed as ratepayers, energy businesses, and environmental advocates continue push for review of decision

Immediate Release Friday, March 8, 2019 Contacts: Laura McMillan, CT Fund for the Environment (Plaintiff), 203-787-0646 Leticia Colon de Mejias (Plaintiff), 860-690-5522 Energy Funds: Brief filed as ratepayers, energy businesses, and environmental advocates continue push for review of decision U.S. District Court had ruled against ratepayers, energy efficiency and clean energy businesses, environmental orgs, and […]

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Learning from Tri-State clean community energy experts

Local governments from Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey are independently building opportunities to switch to clean energy: New York is one of the most active community solar markets in the country, with plans to stimulate another 1,000 MW in the near future Meanwhile Connecticut and New Jersey have launched community solar pilot programs–but they still […]

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CT Legislative Advocacy 101

Last week your Connecticut legislators went back to work in Hartford. We’ll soon be contacting you about how to encourage them to pass high-priority legislation to improve and protect your environment. (If you missed our legislative agenda, check it out here.) This post will give you an insider’s look at the legislative process in Connecticut […]

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Legislative Agenda: New Year’s Revolutions

The 2019 legislative session begins tomorrow. There are new faces and exciting ideas flooding Hartford, and we are looking forward to working with our new governor and legislators to create an environmental revolution this year! Throughout session, we will be asking you to activate your voice for environmental change. We’ll give you contact info and […]

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From suits to shovels, working together in 2018

Whether you were digging in the ground alongside CFE/Save the Sound staff, testifying at the legislature, or supporting our work with your gifts, you’ve done great things for our shared land, air, and water this year. Here are just a few highlights from the work we’ve done together. In the Field Fish migration on the […]

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Election Day: 2 questions, 1 answer—YES!

Just Vote Yes Pay close attention to your ballot on Election Day. Not only will you be voting for elected officials, you will have the opportunity to vote YES on two important questions. Question 1 is about creating a transportation funding lockbox to improve our infrastructure and help curb global warming, and Question 2 adds […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Energy Funds – Court loss means CT legislators must act to protect ratepayers

Immediate Release October 26, 2018   Energy Funds: Court loss means CT legislators must act to protect ratepayers U.S. District Court rules against ratepayers, energy efficiency and clean energy businesses, environmental orgs, and consumer groups; groups urge legislative remedy New Haven, Conn. – Efficiency businesses and environmental organizations are pushing legislators to act after a […]

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You were robbed—now the climate will pay

One year ago, the Connecticut legislature took money YOU pay each month on your electric bill for energy efficiency and clean energy services and used it to plug unrelated budget holes. Now programs like home energy audits, insulation, and efficient lighting are running out of funding. Sadly, energy efficiency businesses across the state have had to lay off workers. That’s why we sued the State of Connecticut with co-plaintiffs and partners like Efficiency […]

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