Home Tags Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Tag: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Connecticut offers new funding to fight invasive species in local waters

DEEP said the invasive species damage the ecosystem and the economy.

Bridgeport and Stamford sites receive state funds for brownfield remediation

$17.9 million is allocated to the statewide brownfield mediation funding.

More electric buses, incentives to buy EVs on the way

Connecticut needs approximately 125,000 to 150,000 EVs by 2025 and 500,000 EVs by 2030 to meet its statutorily mandated greenhouse gas reduction target.

CT DEEP announces grants to fight aquatic invasive species

Aquatic invasive species such as Zebra mussels and Hydrilla negatively impact native plants and animals, and can be extremely costly to control.

CT committee passes carbon emissions bill; bump in gas prices expected

The Transportation and Climate Initiative promises Connecticut at least a 26% reduction in carbon emissions from transportation from 2022 to 2032.

Vineyard Wind 1 offshore project moves one step closer to federal...

The project is designed to generate 800 MW of electricity.

Bridgeport poised to become offshore wind hub with state approval of...

The project includes an estimated $890 million in direct economic development in Connecticut, including Bridgeport Harbor and the local supply chain.

Connecticut considers new goal of 500K electric vehicles by 2030

The draft report highlighted low-income resident as potential electric vehicle buyers.

Three bids submitted for Connecticut’s offshore wind source

Vineyard Wind LLC named its Park City Wind proposal after Bridgeport.

Connecticut issues RFP for 2,000 MW of offshore wind power

The RFP is the state’s first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore wind development.

Connecticut funds $4.8M for 15 new open space purchases

The town of Fairfield and city of Shelton will each receive $82,500 for open space purchases within their municipalities.

Danbury’s FuelCell Energy signs deals with utilities in Derby, Hartford

The fuel cell project in Derby is expected to drive local economic development and environmental improvement through state sales tax and the local property taxes generated.

Electric vehicle market growing, but fed attitude complicates picture

The Trump administration’s efforts to roll back auto emissions standards is a "screw you" to Connecticut and other states, according to Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee.

CT Port Authority granted status in Long Island Sound dredging case...

The Port Authority plans to argue that the disposal of approved dredge material is vital to ensuring that waters remain open for commercial shippers and recreational boaters.

Connecticut to offer new funding for microgrid projects

Within Fairfield County, microgrid funding has been granted to Bridgeport, the town of Fairfield and the University of Bridgeport.