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News Release | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

Connecticut 10th in Solar Construction Per Capita

Solar is booming, and in 2014 Connecticut ranked 10th nationwide for solar power installed per person according to a new report released by Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Connecticut Research and Policy Center

Report: Solar energy benefits vastly outweigh costs

Homes and businesses with solar panels deliver more value to power customers and society than they receive through programs like net metering, a report said today, countering claims from utilities that solar power owners don’t pay their fair share of electric grid costs.

News Release | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

New Report: Electric Cars Are Cutting Pollution

Hartford, CT —More than 190,000 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are on America’s roads today, delivering real benefits for our health and our environment, according to a new report released today by Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center. In just the last two years, annual sales of electric vehicles have increased by 500 percent nationwide.

News Release | Environment Connecticut Research and Policy Center

224,029 Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Dumped into Connecticut’s Waterways

Hartford, CT - Industrial facilities dumped 224,029 pounds of toxic chemicals into Connecticut’s waterways in 2012 according to a new report by Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Connecticut

Connecticut Charging Ahead toward Electric Cars

On May 29, Connecticut and 7 other states unveiled a plan to put over 3 million electric cars on the road within 12 years.

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