Advanced Energy is a non-profit corporation that helps utility, industrial and residential customers improve the return on their energy investment. Offering consulting, testing, and training, Advanced Energy develops innovative solutions to unique problems. The primary mission of Advanced Energy is to increase efficiency and productivity in industries, businesses, and homes as they transform energy into goods, services, and environmental conditioning.
Center for Clean Air Policy
The Center for Clean Air Policy seeks to promote and implement innovative solutions to major environmental and energy problems, which balance both environmental and economic interests. Through efforts at the state, federal, and international levels, the Center emphasizes the need for cost-effective, pragmatic, and comprehensive long-term solutions.
Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology
CREST's goal is to accelerate the use of renewable energy by providing credible information, insightful analysis, and innovative strategies changing energy markets and mounting environmental needs.
Cities for Climate Protection (CCP)
CCP is a campaign of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI). CCP works with local governments to develop a strategic agenda to reduce global warming and air pollution emissions.
Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP)
Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP) is the Northeast's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to finding and promoting solutions to global warming.
Clean Energy Group (CEG)
CEG works with engineers, policy analysts and economists, and other energy consultants to provide information, advocacy and analysis to develop market opportunities for clean energy and increase the use of cleaner energy technologies, such as fuel cells and solar, in newly restructured energy markets.
Clean Energy States Alliance
The Alliance promotes renewable energy and clean energy technology by improving public and private investment strategies. The group provides information and technical services to the twelve states that have established clean energy funds to build and expand clean energy markets in the United States.
Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES)
CERES encourages corporate environmental responsibility by providing a forum for exchange between corporations, activists and socially responsible investors on corporations' environmental and social practices. CERES is working with state officials on shareholder resolutions addressing power generation issues and liabilities with major power producers.
Connecticut Climate Coalition
The Connecticut Climate Coalition is a coordinated coalition of over 65 organizations, whose memberships represent over 500,000 CT residents. This broad-based coalition, which includes medical associations, teachers' organizations, science organizations, public health groups, faith-based entities and environmental organizations, has come together in support for a platform of climate policies called the 10 Action Principles.
Connecticut Fund for the Environment
Connecticut Fund for the Environment uses law, science and education to better air and water quality, control toxic contamination, and minimize the adverse impacts of highways and traffic congestion.
Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC)
The CTGBC is the CT chapter of the US Green Building Council. The goal of the CTGBC is to help educate about the design and construction of high performance energy efficient buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and provide a safer and healthier place to work and live. The site provides information about the organization, links to other green building resources (mostly national organizations), information about energy efficient buildings in CT, and general information on green buildings and the LEED rating system.
Connecticut Power & Energy Society (CPES)
Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) is a non-profit organization that promotes the efficient production and distribution of electrical power and energy in the Northeastern United States . This site provides information on the society and its goals.
Conservation Law Foundation of New England (CLF)
CLF is the largest regional environmental advocacy organization in the United States . CLF is based in New England , where their attorneys, scientists, economists, and policy experts work on the most significant threats to the natural environment of the region, and to the health of its residents.
Environment Northeast is a nonprofit, member supported environmental research and advocacy organization. Their mission is to address large-scale environmental problems that threaten regional ecosystems, human health or the management of regionally significant natural resources through policy analysis; collaborative problem solving; and an advocacy program that promotes environmental sustainability. Their primary focus is on a bioregional ecosystem including the northeastern states and eastern Canada.
Independent Connecticut Petroleum Association (IPCA)
The ICPA is an organization of concerned fuel oil dealers and gasoline distributors that provides advocacy and a forum for petroleum marketers. This site contains information about the ICPA, information for consumers, energy data, energy conservation information, and technical education programs.
Institute for Sustainable Energy at ECSU (ISE)
The ISE was established to identify, develop, and implement the means for achieving a sustainable energy future. The website provides information on the core activities of the Institute: educational outreach, energy sustainability information, energy solutions, and public policy.
InterReligious Eco-Justice Network
The Eco-Justice Network is part of the 20% by 2010 Campaign to encourage community action in support of renewable energy. The campaign goal is to put Connecticut customers on a path to have 20% of their energy supply come from clean renewable sources by the year 2010.
Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)
IREC is a non-profit consortium of state and local government renewable energy officials. Formed in 1980, IREC offers a range of market-oriented services and products targeted at education, coordination, and procurement.
Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN)
MCAN is dedicated to halting the threat of global climate change, through reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, in our communities and the state.
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
NARUC's mission is to serve the public interest by improving the quality and effectiveness of public utility regulation. Under State law, NARUC's members have the obligation to ensure the establishment and maintenance of such energy utility services as may be required by the public convenience and necessity, and to ensure that such services are provided at rates and conditions that are just, reasonable and nondiscriminatory for all consumers.
New England Grass Roots Environmental Fund (NEGREF)
NEGREF funds community involvement in projects that address a wide range of environmental issues including alternative energy, biotechnology, community gardens, environmental justice, energy conservation, global warming, marine environment, public health, sustainable communities, toxics and hazardous waste, water quality, wetlands, and youth-organized environmental work.
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc.
The Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships work to steadily increase energy efficiency in homes, buildings and industry throughout the Northeast region of the United States by engaging all concerned and capable organizations in cost-effective regional initiatives that promise greater results than an assortment of sub-regional (state or service territory) efforts could produce.
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)
NESEA is a regional membership organization focused on promoting the understanding, development, and adoption of energy conservation and non-polluting, renewable energy technologies. NESEA has facilitated and enhanced a network of professionals, practitioners, and other citizens in pursuit of responsible energy use. NESEA programs and activities focus on the northeastern United States, from Washington, DC to Maine.
People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE)
PACE is a public health and environmental all-volunteer organization working for energy efficiency, conservation, and benign renewable energy in Connecticut.
Rebuild America is a program of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that focuses on energy-efficiency solutions as community solutions.
Sierra Club Connecticut
The Connecticut Chapter is part of the national Sierra Club's Challenge to Sprawl campaign, which works to build citizen involvement in campaigns across the country on the issue of sprawl and transportation issues, including reducing vehicle-miles-traveled. Sierra Club has produced a number of articles and reports on urban sprawl and transportation.
SmartPower Connecticut is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes clean, non-polluting renewable energy as a way to improve the quality of health and life for our community. They believe in clean air, healthy communities and energy independence. Their mission is to have 20% of Connecticut’s energy supply come from renewable sources by 2010. Renewable energy is a solution to global warming that has been endorsed by the New England Governor’s Conference and Governor John G. Rowland.
Southwestern Area Commerce and Industry Association of Connecticut (SACIA)
SACIA works to strengthen companies and communities in Fairfield County by advocating energy and transportation issues. SACIA plays a variety of roles in seeking to assure an adequate, reliable, affordable, environmentally appropriate energy supply and to elevate the priority assigned to transportation in statewide public policy dialogues.
State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB)
STEAB develops recommendations for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Congress regarding initiation, design, implementation, and evaluation of federal energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.
The Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University (GDAE) is a research institute at Tufts University dedicated to promoting a better understanding of how societies can pursue their economic and community goals in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. GDAE pursues its mission through original research, policy work, publication projects, curriculum development, conferences and other activities.