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Time for 100%!
Working Together for 100% Renewable Energy in Connecticut
Thursday, November 8
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
224 EcoSpace
224 Farmington Ave., Hartford
Tickets: $25; Students $10 includes lunch






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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






Events
  • Working Together for 100% Renewable Energy in Connecticut
    Thursday, November 8
    11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    224 EcoSpace
    224 Farmington Ave.
    Hartford
    People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE) invites you to a hands-on workshop to accelerate Connecticut's transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. The event features a keynote address from Mark Z. Jacobson, Director of the Atmosphere and Energy Program at Stanford University.
    Order Tickets
    $25; Students $10 includes lunch

News
  • Southington Wants Solar Panels On New Senior Center Roof Hartford Courant - The town expects to start saving money as soon as the installation is completed. Five earlier solar projects on town buildings set the stage for another one.
  • Air Liquide completes hydrogen fueling station in Hartford Hartford Business Journal - The first of many?
  • Norwich tinkerer takes on do-it-yourself solar energy system The Day - A feel good story with insights into process of installing solar.
  • Energy Fund Raids...a costly mistake your legislators can fix. CT Fund for the Environment - "Tell your state senator and representative not to raid these [efficiency] funds again and to return the money to ensure cleaner air, lower bills, and economic growth. Together we can fix the mistakes of the past."
  • Stage Set for Solar Comeback in Massachusetts Solar Energy Industries Association - As CT continues to develop its solar policies, Massachusetts provides some lessons. These include rules that increase community solar and reduce fixed fees.
  • What To Know About The Transportation Lockbox Question On Connecticut's Ballot WNPR - "There is an overwhelming amount of people that are in support of this -- polling was like 75 percent -- but, you've got to make sure that people understand there is a question on that ballot and to make sure that they answer that ballot." Be sure to VOTE YES on Nov 6!
  • Three towns honored for sustainability improvements The Chronicle - Congratulations to Windham, Coventry and Hebron, which are among the 17 CT towns to achieve bronze status. Next comes silver.
  • The Value & Simplicity of EE to CT Efficiency for All - "Yes, even if your friends and family have gone to the dark side and no longer believe in Facts, you can have a safe conversation about energy efficiency."
  • Dan Haar: Business, labor join to back transportation lockbox CT Post - "Clearly, what's important is that Connecticut raises and spends money on high(er)-speed rail lines and highway improvements so we can reconnect with New York by car and a better Metro-North, and eventually, Boston by train."
  • What We Can Learn From Kansas About Wind Power New England News Collaborative - "If we took a longer historical view of the New England landscape, and I mean that quite literally, we might be more forgiving of the introduction of technologies like wind and solar."
  • ConnectSun Launches in Fairfield, CT Fairfield's Hamlet Hub - "The ConnectSun program offers significant cost savings for ratepayers in Fairfield to install solar and battery storage in an effort to increase the reliability of the electric grid."
  • Wind power execs say deal will give Connecticut greater access New Haven Register - "The proposed acquisition of Providence-based Deepwater Wind is part of the natural evolution of an industry that is still in its infancy in North America. Officials with both companies said there will be no layoffs as part of the deal."
  • Transportation Lockbox and Sale of Public Land On The Ballot Too CT News Junkie - Improving CT's transportation system will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. VOTE YES for the lockbox amendment on November 6. (Vote YES for protecting public lands, too.)
  • VW settlement funds to green CT vehicle fleets soon Hartford Business Journal - Companies and agencies in this first round submitted requests for electric school busses, municipal electric busses, and diesel trucks that would run on compressed natural gas, among others proposals.
  • Coventry honored for green initiatives The Chronicle - "We're only one of four communities in the state of Connecticut to get SolSmart gold over the years,..."
  • Connecticut agencies say Millstone 'at risk' as Dominion seeks boost in clean energy RFP Utility Dive - "If PURA deems Millstone at risk, it would make the nuclear plant eligible for above market rates in the state's solicitation for zero emission resources."
  • Electric vehicle advocates urge Connecticut regulators not to forget sector in grid planning New Haven Register - "Through this grid modernization proceeding, PURA can set the stage for utility engagement that supports EV deployment, protects consumers, and shares the benefits of EVs more equitably." Both ECGA and PACE recently joined the CT Electric Vehicle Coalition.
  • Connecticut zero carbon bid gets 71 solar proposals PV Magazine - "This massive RFP will bring a lot of clean energy to an old power grid. The New England region has some of the most expensive electricity in the USA..."





PACE is leading an exciting project to transition Connecticut to 100% clean, renewable energy, one town at a time.
For over forty years, PACE has held tours of beautiful and innovative homes, showcasing energy efficiency and renewable energy.Learn More...
PACE is very concerned about the health dangers and catastrophic risks posed by nuclear energy and seeks to relplace it with clean, renewable energy.






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