Materials from Time for 100% Forum







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House
Wind power has come of age
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Advocation clean energy
Showcasing the potential of energy efficiency and clean energy
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Replacing nuclear
Educating consumers about cutting edge technology
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Mark Scully and Mark Jacobson
Mark Scully and Mark Jacobson at The 100% Renewables Forum
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Panel Discussion
The Panel Discussion at The 100% Renewables Forum






Events

News
  • Bridgeport's Wade's Dairy unveils completed solar panel project CT Post - "We're looking for the day when the Tesla trucks are going to be running, and we're going to have a huge electrical draw," Wade said. "We expect we will need another two tractors in coming years, and if Teslas are available, I want to go Tesla."
  • A Letter from CT legislators concerning the value of distributed energy resources - The letter from Rep. Jonathan Steinberg and others to Katie Dykes of DEEP and Marissa Paslick Gillett of PURA begins: "It's in everyone's best interest that Connecticut takes advantage of new ways that electricity may be produced, delivered, and used that are both reliable and affordable for all ratepayers."
  • New Transportation Policy Big Win for Connecticut Public News Service - The analysis showed that by 2030 the TCI funds would allow Connecticut to invest in 170,000 electric vehicles and their associated charging infrastructure.
  • Lamont takes additional action to move Connecticut Port Authority forward NorwalkPlus.com - "There's nothing holding it up, nothing of contention creating challenges," said David Kooris, acting chairman of the authority and the deputy commissioner of the state Department of Economic and Community Development. "We're running through with our partners all the different scenarios we can think of that may play out over a relatively long-term agreement."
  • Should Connecticut Study Long-Term Impact Of Wind Farms? WSHU - &wquot;We are most concerned about the impact to species that are already endangered or threatened as a result of habitat loss or limits to food availability” she said." What would be the impact of severely delaying the building of the wind farms?
  • Shared solar program heading towards approval, complaints in tow CT Mirror - The devil is in the details, starting with the frequent suggestion that there simply should be fewer of them.
  • Environmental advocates denounce planned natural gas plant in Killingly Hartford Courant - Opponents to the Killingly plant say it takes the state in an opposite direction by promoting natural gas and fracking.
  • Offshore wind deal pushing forward at New London State Pier The Day - "There's nothing holding it up, nothing of contention creating challenges," said David Kooris, acting chairman of the authority and the deputy commissioner of the state Department of Economic and Community Development. "We're running through with our partners all the different scenarios we can think of that may play out over a relatively long-term agreement."
  • Connecticut clean air projects will receive another $7.5M from the Volkswagen emissions settlement Hartford Courant - Residents, government agencies and private companies can now submit proposals for clean air projects they'd like the department to reimburse. Once those projects are complete, the state will use its portion of the Volkswagen settlement to cover the cost. Connecticut netted $56 million over ten years in the settlement.
  • State Senator Norm Needleman Reviews Freshman Season Zip 06 - He was tasked with chairing the Energy and Technology Committee, "which is probably the most technically challenging committee because it's grid-level energy policy," he said. "It's understanding how the New England power grid works. All the utilities pretty much fall under the purview of Energy and Technology so i'’s a highly challenging committee to chair."





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