In Connecticut, ramping up renewable energy remains a focus

 

Newly-elected Connecticut governor Ned Lamont recently called for combating climate change in ways that could improve the energy grid and create jobs in the green economy. In 2018 the Connecticut Senate passed two major energy and environmental measures, which called for sharp reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and increased reliance on renewable energy. In 2019 Lamont looks to ramp up the state’s sustainable energy portfolio and will reportedly seek a greater investment in renewable sources, such as wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower, and boosting training for students to create job opportunities in green infrastructure, renewables, and research.

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