Renewable Energy Policies and Incentives

For policies and incentives on advanced and clean energy technologies in Conn, please refer to the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE). DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal policies and incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.


Name Category Policy/Incentive Type Updated
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (US66F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
11/18/2022
Renewables Portfolio Standard (CT04R)
Regulatory Policy

Renewables Portfolio Standard
11/18/2022
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit (US43F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
11/08/2022
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) (US13F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
09/09/2022
U.S. Department of Energy - Loan Guarantee Program (US48F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
09/08/2022
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) (US02F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
09/06/2022
Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Tax Credit (US69F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
08/29/2022
Previously-Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit (US73F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
08/26/2022
Norwich Public Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT53F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
08/23/2022
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Corporate) (US71F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
08/18/2022
Qualified Commercial Clean Vehicle Tax Credit (US70F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
08/18/2022
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Personal) (US72F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
08/18/2022
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders (US41F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
08/17/2022
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (US40F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Deduction
08/16/2022
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit (US37F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
08/16/2022
Groton Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT42F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
08/05/2022
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Personal) (US03F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Exemption
07/20/2022
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate) (US31F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Exemption
07/20/2022
USDA - High Energy Cost Grant Program (US56F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
07/20/2022
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) (US67F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
07/18/2022
Norwich Public Utilities (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT54F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
07/11/2022
(Electric and Gas) Residential New Construction Program (CT76F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
07/08/2022
(Electric and Gas) Residential Rebate Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
07/08/2022
Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Financing (CT82F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
07/08/2022
Connecticut Community Solar - Statewide Shared Clean Energy Facility (SCEF) Program (CT20R)
Regulatory Policy

Community Solar Rules
06/28/2022
Non-Residential Renewable Energy Solutions (CT19R)
Regulatory Policy

Net Metering
06/21/2022
Net Metering (CT01R)
Regulatory Policy

Net Metering
06/14/2022
Local Option - Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems (CT102F)
Financial Incentive

Property Tax Incentive
06/07/2022
Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems (CT07F)
Financial Incentive

Property Tax Incentive
06/07/2022
Norwich Public Utilities - Electric Vehicle Rebates (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
12/31/2021
Groton Utilities - Electric Vehicle Rebate Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
12/31/2021
Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR) (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
12/31/2021
Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Solar and Geothermal Systems (CT44F)
Financial Incentive

Sales Tax Incentive
09/21/2021
Residential Solar Investment Program (CT91F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
09/21/2021
Connecticut Green Power Purchase Plan (CT07R)
Regulatory Policy

Green Power Purchasing
08/30/2021
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government (US01R)
Regulatory Policy

Green Power Purchasing
08/27/2021
Diesel Emissions Mitigation Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
08/24/2021
VW Settlement Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Grants (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
08/12/2021
Electric Vehicle Fee Reduction (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Other Incentive
08/12/2021
Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CT03R)
Regulatory Policy

Public Benefits Fund
07/28/2021
Energy Efficiency Fund (CT12R)
Regulatory Policy

Public Benefits Fund
07/26/2021
Sales and Use Taxes for Items Used in Renewable Energy Industries (CT84F)
Financial Incentive

Industry Recruitment/Support
07/18/2021
Energy-Efficient Appliance Manufacturing Tax Credit (US42F)
Financial Incentive

Industry Recruitment/Support
07/14/2021
Connecticut Green Energy Building Solutions (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Green Building Incentive
07/13/2021
Federal Appliance Standards (US04R)
Regulatory Policy

Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
07/07/2021
Connecticut Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Standards (CT09R)
Regulatory Policy

Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
07/07/2021
Smart-E loans (CT37F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
05/27/2021
Fuel Mix and Emissions Disclosure (CT05R)
Regulatory Policy

Generation Disclosure
08/28/2020
Energy-Efficient Mortgages (US36F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
08/05/2020
Low-Interest Loans for Customer-Side Distributed Resources (CT40F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
07/31/2020