Creation Care — Connecticut
Connecticut Energy Efficiency Programs
For all state residents
Homeowner rebates and solutions to reduce emissions.
Electric Vehicle rebates
(New, leased or used electric or hybrid cars)
CHEAPR (Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate)
Remember, there are federal incentives for Electric Vehicles (EV) as well as state incentives.
Connecticut agencies helping with weatherization and heating costs for all residents and/or low-income residents. In Connecticut, help is organized based on your electric utility.
Does weatherization for low-income residents using Eversource as their utility
Jewitt City Dept of Public Utilities
Click the drop down menu for “Energy Conservation and Load Management” for applications for various rebates on items such as insulation, heat pumps, and hot water heat pumps.
Norwich Public Utilities
They have FREE energy audits for all customers and rebates for all customers adding insulation, heat pumps etc.
The town of Norwich
also has zero-percent loans for those who qualify based on income and number of people in the home or rental unit through its Neighborhood Preservation Programs
Low-interest loans for home energy saving projects. They also serve businesses.
Fuel bill assistance programs
Based in Willimantic or Danielson
Based in New London or Norwich
Greater Hartford area including towns along the Connecticut River
If you are a house of worship or parsonage
- Contact the Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light group which has a lot of advice for houses of worship or parsonages to save energy, do energy audits or more advanced energy efficiency solutions like weatherization, heat pumps, or solar. https://www.massipl.org/ Go to the “ACT” page for advice and simple to more advanced solutions.
- Check out the National Interfaith Power and Light website, which has information for houses of worship going solar.
If you are retired clergy
The Preachers' Aid Society of New England allows you to draw up to $15,000, over ten years in very low interests loans to help you make your retirement home more efficient. Many things from window shades to heat pumps and solar qualify. Learn more