- Senate Bill 952 – Certain Solar Energy Projects
Concerns certain solar energy projects, creates solar energy storage goals, increase the virtual net metering cap, permit ownership of solar power generation facilities by electric distribution companies, and direct the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to investigate solar energy development programs.
According to The Solar Foundation, the Connecticut Green Bank’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program has closed on more than 200 solar projects. This represents more than $114 million in solar and energy efficiency upgrades for the state’s businesses.
24% of the state’s energy comes from solar.
Prices on solar in Connecticut have fallen 53% in the last five years.