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
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
Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Tax Credit (US69F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
08/18/2021
Norwich Public Utilities - Electric Vehicle Rebates (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
08/12/2021
Groton Utilities - Electric Vehicle Rebate Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate Program
08/12/2021
VW Settlement Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Grants (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
08/12/2021
Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR) (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Rebate 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
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit (US37F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
03/15/2021
Local Option - Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems (CT102F)
Financial Incentive

Property Tax Incentive
03/10/2021
Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems (CT07F)
Financial Incentive

Property Tax Incentive
03/10/2021
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) (US02F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
02/24/2021
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit (US43F)
Financial Incentive

Personal Tax Credit
01/27/2021
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (US40F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Deduction
01/27/2021
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders (US41F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
01/27/2021
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) (US13F)
Financial Incentive

Corporate Tax Credit
01/27/2021
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
Home Energy Solutions Loan Program (CT100F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
07/31/2020
Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (CT15F)
Financial Incentive

Sales Tax Incentive
07/31/2020
Energy Conservation Loan (CT05F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
07/27/2020
Solar and Wind Contractor Licensing (CT02R)
Regulatory Policy

Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
07/18/2020
Building Energy Code (CT14R)
Regulatory Policy

Building Energy Code
06/11/2020
Fannie Mae Green Financing – Loan Program (US68F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
05/08/2020
Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs - Funding Opportunities (US07F)
Financial Incentive

Grant Program
02/26/2020
USDA - Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (US57F)
Financial Incentive

Loan Program
02/25/2020
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
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
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