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
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
Low Interest Energy Efficiency Loan Program (Electric and Gas) (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/06/2017
Residential Solar Investment Program (CT91F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
06/06/2017
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
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government (US01R)
Regulatory Policy

Green Power Purchasing
12/13/2016
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) (US67F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
11/29/2016
Net Metering (CT01R)
Regulatory Policy

Net Metering
10/04/2016
U.S. Department of Energy - Loan Guarantee Program (US48F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
08/18/2016
Interconnection Standards for Small Generators (US06R)
Regulatory Policy

Interconnection
07/27/2016
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) (US51F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/16/2016
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (US66F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
06/16/2016
USDA - High Energy Cost Grant Program (US56F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
06/09/2016
Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Financing (CT82F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
05/26/2016
USDA - Repowering Assistance Biorefinery Program (US58F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
03/18/2016
FHA PowerSaver Loan Program (US64F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
03/07/2016
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Loan Guarantees (US46F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
02/11/2016
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (EA/REDA) Program (US65F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
02/11/2016
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants (US05F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
02/11/2016
Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) (US06F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Depreciation
01/11/2016
Norwich Public Utilities (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (CT54F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
01/08/2016
Fannie Mae Green Initiative- Loan Program (US68F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
07/13/2015
Energy-Efficient Mortgages (US36F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
06/24/2015
Energy Goals and Standards for Federal Government (US02R)
Regulatory Policy

Energy Standards for Public Buildings
06/21/2015
Building Energy Code (CT14R)
Regulatory Policy

Building Energy Code
06/17/2015
Local Option - Building Permit Fee Waivers for Renewable Energy Projects (CT16R)
Regulatory Policy

Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
06/17/2015
Federal Appliance Standards (US04R)
Regulatory Policy

Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
05/21/2015
Low-Interest Loans for Customer-Side Distributed Resources (CT40F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
05/12/2015
(CHIF) Home Energy Solutions Loan Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
04/24/2015
(Electric and Gas) Residential New Construction Program (CT76F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
04/20/2015
(Electric and Gas) Residential Rebate Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
04/17/2015
(Electric and Gas ) Home Energy Solutions Rebate Program (CT74F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
04/17/2015
(Electric) Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs (CT77F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
04/16/2015
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) (US45F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
04/16/2015