Municipal Energy Summit – September 22, 2016
Town leaders and renewable energy professionals from across the state came together on September 22 at the Courtyard by Marriott to discuss current and emerging renewable energy savings opportunities. Panel discussions took place as well as a policy discussion with key decision makers and legislators on future energy initiatives impacting the renewable industry in Connecticut. Click below to access the presentations from each panel discussion.
March 1, 2016 – Testimony on a variety of issues that will affect the renewable energy industry that was given today by Paul Michaud in an Energy & Technology public hearing.
Practical Ways for Towns to Save Money with Clean Energy Projects
January 22, 2015
Marriott, Trumbull CT
Presented by COST (CT Council of Small Towns) & Murtha Cullina LLP
A discussion of practical ways for smaller municipalities to save money with clean energy projects. The panel consists of officials and others who have hands on knowledge of renewable energy and energy efficiency opportunities and discussed real life examples of savings opportunities for your Town.
A Practical Way for Municipalities to Save Money with Solar Photovoltaic Systems
Paul Michaud, Renewable Chair Murtha Cullina/Executive Director REEBA
Stafford’s Energy Initiative
Peter Kovaleski, Stafford Energy Advisory Committee, Town of Stafford, CT
Solar System Project Overview
Brandon Robertson, Town Manager, Town of Avon, CT
Town of Fairfield Energy Management 1996-2015
Edward Boman, Assistant Director of Public Works, Town of Fairfield, CT
CT Standardized Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC Program)
Andrew Brydges, Director, Institutional Programs, Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CT Green Bank)
Renewing Facilities Through Clean Energy Strategies
Hartford Marriott Downtown
June 27, 2013
A discussion was held on the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Program, a new and innovative tool that allows commercial property owners to finance efficiency upgrades with little or no upfront costs and repay the loan over time. Also discussed were the Zero and Low Emissions Renewable Energy Credit Programs, which provide financial incentives for solar and fuel cell generation at your place of business.
Jessica Bailey, C-Pace Director, Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA)
Jessica Bailey Presentation
Paul Michaud, attorney with Murtha Cullina LLP, Executive Director of REEBA
Paul Michaud Presentation
Thomas Loredo, Managing Director, Renewable Resources, Inc.
Tom Loredo Presentation
Richard Shaw, General Manager U.S. Sales, ClearEdge Power
Richard Shaw Presentation
John DiModica, Sr. Accountat Executive Sustainability Services, Noresco
John DiModica Presentation
Matchmaking Forum Presentations
Over $1 billion in incentives will be made available to support clean energy installations in Connecticut over the next 6 years, these incentives will attract between $3 to $5 billion more of private capitol investment. Learn how your financial institution can become a part of financing the state’s transition to a clean energy economy.
Christie Bradway, Connecticut Light & Power – Bradway/Trotta Presentation
Alan Trotta, United IlluminatingRon Araujo, Connecticut Light & Power – Presentation
Edward Cull, Essex Savings Bank – Presentation
Tax Equity/Project Financing
The federal government offers tax credits, accelerated depreciation and other incentives to encourage the financing of clean energy. Learn how various tax equity structures are attracting capital to invest in innovative new financing products for clean energy deployment.
Robert Sternthal, Reznick Group
Richard Kanoff, Murtha Cullina LLP – Presentation
Clean Energy Financing Programs
In July of 2011, Connecticut created the nation’s first state-level “green bank” focused on providing credit enhancements and low-interest financing to attract and deploy capital to help the state meet its clean energy goals. Learn how your financial institution can partner with the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority to invest in Connecticut’s clean energy economy.
In Connecticut, municipalities are leading by example setting a path towards a clean energy future. Learn how commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) presents an opportunity for financing commercial and industrial clean energy projects through the use of a local benefit assessment.
Jessica Bailey, Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority – Presentation
Kerry E. O’Neill, CLean Energy Finance Center
Request for Member and Stakeholder Input on Development of ZREC and LREC Programs
October 12, 2011 – Murtha Cullina LLP, Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P) and United Illuminating Company (UI) have issued a joint Request for Information (RFI) to support the Companies’ development of the “Low and Zero Emissions Renewable Energy Credit Program” (the “Program”) pursuant to sections 107, 108 and 110 of Public Act 11-80, An Act Concerning the Establishment of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and Planning for Connecticut’s Energy Future. Prior to finalizing the Program the Companies have issued this RFI to inform customers and developers of projects that may qualify for ZRECs and LRECs of the upcoming solicitations, to obtain feedback on the Program, and to pose a number of questions for consideration by customers and the developer community.
Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Summit
September 21, 2011 – Crowne Plaza, Cromwell, CT
In 2011, the Connecticut Legislature passed landmark renewable energy and efficiency legislation, which is expected to dramatically change the renewable energy and efficiency landscape in the state of Connecticut in the coming years. The purpose of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Summit was to bring together stakeholders and policy-makers and engage in a meaningful dialogue on the future of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Connecticut.