The Energy & Technology Committee overwhelmingly approved a compromise with Gov. Ned Lamont that solar supporters said will continue to foster the commercial and residential solar-energy markets, even as federal tax credits are reduced from the current 30 percent, down to 10 percent over the next few years.
On Wednesday in Connecticut, the Bipartisan Clean Energy Caucus hosted a press conference to urge legislative colleagues and Gov. Ned Lamont, D-Conn., to take legislative action in support of solar jobs.
Caucus Calls For Solar Policy Action In Connecticut
Renewable energy produces say the state's electricity is cleaner than ever, but the struggle with traditional power sources continues. "Renewable and traditional energy industry is at odds," said Mike Trahan, executive director of Solar Connecticut.
Traditional and renewable energy ‘at odds’ in Connecticut