Clean Energy in the Nutmeg State

Fighting for a clean energy future in Connecticut, to protect our health, reinvest in our communities, and reduce climate-changing pollution.

Solar Installation. Photo credit: Brookhaven National Lab / Flickr-Creative Commons

Tell Governor Malloy to Stand Up for Clean Energy

Send a message to the Governor today and ask him to focus on renewable energy during the special session in July!

Clean Energy Wind Turbine Sun

Empowering Clean Energy Communities

Connecticut has a great way to connect skilled volunteers and residents to local energy planning and policy efforts: the Clean Energy Task Force. There are more than 60 task forces across the state.

Advocates & Legislators Stand Together in Opposition to Deep Cuts to Clean Energy Programs in 2018-2019 Connecticut Budget

“Instead of raiding the funds that support clean energy and energy-efficiency in our state, we should be leading by example to aggressively scale up energy savings on the state’s own buildings, which spend an estimated $200 million per year on energy.  These cuts are short- sighted and will do lasting economic damage.” — Melissa Everett, Ph.D., CT Energy and Sustainability Program Manager, Clean Water Action.

From We All Live Downstream

Solar panels, blue sky. Photo credit: epicurean / iStock
October 24, 2017

It's clear that there’s a need for fresh thinking about the politics of energy in Connecticut.

October 3, 2017

After countless false starts and impasses, Connecticut’s bipartisan budget still contains a catastrophic flaw: it raids $10 million per year from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and $13 million from the CT Green Bank, both big enough money grabs to disable these critical institutions. 

Senator Blumenthal Paris Accord Event - June 2017
June 22, 2017

“Climate change denial is self-destructive, and America is made a lesser nation by doing this. America will regret this.”