Connecticut Offers Latest Funds from the $1.02B LREC & ZREC Program; Potential Microgrid Revenue

LREC

Connecticut’s investor-owned utilities have issued a request for proposals seeking low and zero emissions renewable credits (LREC/ZREC), which offer potential revenue for microgrids and other clean energy projects. State law requires that Eversource and United Illuminating make $1.02 billion in LREC and ZREC purchases from clean energy projects … [Read more...]

Connecticut Plans 13-MW Naval Base Microgrid; Includes Nearby Community

naval base microgrid planned

Connecticut is planning a naval base microgrid -- tentatively sized at 13 MW and estimated to cost over $1 billion -- to ensure reliability for a naval submarine base. The state Office of Military Affairs is now identifying a combination of private, state and federal funding for the project, said Bob Ross, OMA's executive director. The goal … [Read more...]