Press Statement: Connecticut Passes Anti-Solar Bill

Today, the Connecticut House passed Senate Bill (SB) 9, which threatens consumer solar options and renewable energy job growth in the state by rolling back the state’s successful net metering program. SB 9 was passed by the Senate earlier this week and now moves to the Governor. Following is a statement from Sean Garren, senior ...


Lawmakers Hear from Thousands of Connecticut Residents Calling for Community Solar

Public support for expanding access mounts amid attacks on solar in Statehouse As state lawmakers consider two vastly different bills that would have conflicting impacts on Connecticut’s energy future, more than14,000 residents called on legislators to support Senate Bill 366 to establish a statewide community solar program. The measure would give customers who can’t put ...

Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.