DEEP: 2018 Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES)

  • March 26th, 2020

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has prepared an update to the CES to advance the State’s goal to create a cheaper, cleaner, more reliable energy future for Connecticut’s residents and businesses. By statute, DEEP is required to periodically update the CES to assess and plan for all energy needs in the state, including, but […]

VW Settlement Information

  • March 12th, 2020

In late 2015, Volkswagen (VW) publicly admitted it had secretly and deliberately installed a defeat device – software designed to cheat emissions tests and deceive federal and state regulators – in nearly 500,000 VW and Audi branded 2.0-liter diesel vehicles and 83,000 3.0-liter diesel vehicles sold to American consumers. On October 25, 2016 a  partial settlement was […]

EVConnecticut

  • March 5th, 2020

EVConnecticut provides easy to understand information for consumers, businesses and government entities to aid in the introduction of more electric vehicles into Connecticut. Connecticut’s cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy future depends on electric vehicles putting us on a path toward greater energy independence. Find more information here.

Propane Powered Buses for Connecticut Students

  • March 3rd, 2020

Throughout the State of CT and across the U.S., school districts trust propane autogas buses for clean, cost-efficient performance.  Connecticut has approximately 500 propane school buses on the road today.   Learn more about propane school buses here.

IRS Issues Rules to Claim Biodiesel, Alternative Fuel Incentives for 2018 and 2019

  • January 27th, 2020

In Notice 2020-08, the IRS instructs blenders of biodiesel and alternative fuel and sellers and users of alternative fuel on how to make a claim for retroactively extended incentives, including the biodiesel mixture credit, alternative fuel credit, and alternative fuel mixture credit. One-time claim for credits and payments allowable under IRC Sections 6426(c), 6426(d), and […]

DOE Announces $133 Million to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

  • January 23rd, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $133 million in new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies research.  This funding supports research that will lead to more affordable, efficient, and secure transportation energy. Funded through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, this funding opportunity supports projects in advanced […]

USA Hauling & Recycling Solar Station

  • June 12th, 2019

EAST WINDSOR, CT – Today, State Senator Saud Anwar (D-South Windsor) joined Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes and USA Hauling and Recycling President Frank Antonacci for the grand opening of the company’s solar-powered natural gas fueling station, which it believes to be the first in the nation. Representatives from Earthlight Technologies, […]