During five plus years of operations, RGGI has helped Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States achieve significant reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other dangerous pollutants from the electric power sector. At the same time the program has generated significant economic benefits in the region.

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    CT Fixed Electric Charge Impact Analysis May 2015

    New Analysis Shows that Capping the Fixed Electric Charge at $10 Will Lower the Majority of Monthly Bills for Eversource Energy’s Residential Customers

  • Eversource CT Residential Fixed Charge Public Materials and Rate Case Testimony

    Eversource CT Residential Fixed Charge Public Materials and Rate Case Testimony

    Information provided by Eversource Energy. Rate case testimony from September 2014. Email and Handout to legislators regarding proposed $10 fixed charge cap before the Senate of the CT General Assembly in May 2015. See also Acadia Center analysis (link below)

  • Escalating New England Transmission Costs and the Need for Policy Reforms

    Escalating New England Transmission Costs and the Need for Policy Reforms

    Transmission policy should coordinate with the advances states are making in furthering efficiency and demand side energy solutions. It should incorporate efforts to help consumers use energy more efficiently, embrace the exciting potential offered by new energy technologies and the need to increase our reliance on clean, renewable power and other distributed resources. The grid of the past – and the outdated process used to determine new investments – must change if we are to have a system that can take the northeast into a competitive economic future and a clean, low carbon energy era.

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