Conn. energy efficiency ‘leading pack’

By Jennifer Bissell

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The Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) identified Connecticut as a state “Leading the Pack” for its energy efficiency initiatives.

The state was recognized for it’s “aggressive savings goals” and “supportive administration,” among other factors.

In 2011, the state’s programs saved roughly $72 million and 244,000 tons of CO2 emissions, according to Energize Connecticut,  the state’s central energy organization.

Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont were also named as leaders.

NEEP is a non-profit organization that facilitates regional partnerships to advance the efficient use of energy in homes, buildings and industry in the Northeast.


About the author

Jennifer Bissell
Jennifer Bissell was a reporter for both the Fairfield and Westchester business journals from 2012-2014. She attended the University of Minnesota and contributed to several regional publications including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Cloud Times and Twin Cities Business magazine.

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