Community Solar Jobs —Who’s Trained To Fill Them?

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Last week’s report by Connecticut lawmakers and renewable energy supporters concludes that the state could create 2,580 new full time jobs in 2018 by enacting a statewide community solar program. The report, Community Solar: Ready to Work for Connecticut says such a project would create $370 million in local economic benefits as well as $6 […]

Plugs Pulled on Killingly and Millstone —Now Watt?

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In hindsight, it probably just sounds worse than it really was. Last month, the Connecticut Siting Council (CSC) rejected Florida-based NTE Energy proposed natural gas-fired power plant in the town of Killingly.The $537 million Killingly Energy Center planned to to generate 550 megawatts of power and cut costs for Connecticut electricity. The CSC ruled against […]