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
The United Illuminating Company - Small ZREC Tariff (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Solar Renewable Energy Credit Program
07/02/2019
Eversource - Small ZREC Tariff (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Solar Renewable Energy Credit Program
07/02/2019
Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Solar and Geothermal Systems (CT44F)
Financial Incentive

Sales Tax Incentive
07/01/2019
Groton Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (CT43F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/27/2019
Small Business Energy Advantage Loan Program (CT88F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/27/2019
Norwich Public Utilities (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT86F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/27/2019
Norwich Public Utilities - Zero Percent Financing Program (CT55F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/27/2019
Norwich Public Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT53F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/27/2019
Groton Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT42F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/27/2019
The United Illuminating Company - ZREC and LREC Long Term Contracts (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Solar Renewable Energy Credit Program
06/27/2019
Eversource - ZREC and LREC Long Term Contracts (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Solar Renewable Energy Credit Program
06/27/2019
Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems (CT07F)
Financial Incentive

Property Tax Incentive
06/19/2019
Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Financing (CT82F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/11/2019
(Electric) Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs (CT77F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/11/2019
(Gas) Commercial and Industrial Gas Rebate Program (CT73F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/11/2019
(Electric and Gas) Residential Rebate Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/11/2019
Low Interest Energy Efficiency Loan Program (Electric and Gas) (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/11/2019
(Electric and Gas) Residential New Construction Program (CT76F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/11/2019
Norwich Public Utilities (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT54F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/11/2019
Commercial and Industrial Kitchen Equipment Rebate Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/10/2019
Net Metering (CT01R)
Regulatory Policy

Net Metering
11/26/2018
Residential Solar Investment Program (CT91F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
11/26/2018
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) (US51F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
08/22/2018
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Loan Guarantees (US46F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
08/21/2018
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants (US05F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
08/21/2018
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (EA/REDA) Program (US65F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
08/21/2018
Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) (US06F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Depreciation
08/21/2018
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government (US01R)
Regulatory Policy

Green Power Purchasing
08/21/2018
Energy Goals and Standards for Federal Government (US02R)
Regulatory Policy

Energy Standards for Public Buildings
08/21/2018
Federal Appliance Standards (US04R)
Regulatory Policy

Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
08/16/2018
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) (US45F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
08/15/2018
Renewables Portfolio Standard (CT04R)
Regulatory Policy

Renewables Portfolio Standard
07/12/2018
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate) (US31F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Exemption
05/16/2018
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Personal) (US03F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Exemption
05/16/2018
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit (US37F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
03/23/2018
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) (US02F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
03/01/2018
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (US40F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Deduction
02/28/2018
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders (US41F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
02/28/2018
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) (US13F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
02/28/2018
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit (US43F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
02/28/2018
Multifamily Energy Conservation Loan Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
09/01/2017
Low-Income Multifamily Energy Loan Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
09/01/2017
Multifamily Navigator Pre-Development Energy Loan Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
09/01/2017
Multifamily Sherpa Pre-Development Energy Loan Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
09/01/2017
Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CT03R)
Regulatory Policy

Public Benefits Fund
07/14/2017
Smart-E loans (CT37F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/07/2017
Local Option - Commercial PACE Financing (CT98F)
Financial Incentive

PACE Financing
06/06/2017
Local Option - Residential Sustainable Energy Program (CT90F)
Financial Incentive

PACE Financing
06/06/2017
Tribal Energy Program Grant (US07F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
03/03/2017
USDA - Biorefinery Assistance Program (US57F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
03/03/2017