Connecticut wants to boost renewables goal to 40% by 2030

By District Energy posted 02-09-2018 00:00

  

Robert Walton, UtilityDive

Summary

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has finalized the state's 2018 Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES), and recommended doubling the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 40% by 2030.

The new renewables goal is a significant step up and higher than previously considered. State law currently sets the RPS at 20%, and the draft CES released last year had suggested a smaller increase to 30%. 

The proposal also includes a focus on grid modernization efforts and reliability, and developing new markets and funding sources for energy efficiency.

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