Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
DEEP: Energy Related Recovery Information
Energy Related - ARRA Grants
State Energy Program (SEP) Grants
Approximately $3.1 billion in ARRA funding is being made available to State Energy Programs. Of this $3.1 billion, the Connecticut State Energy Program is eligible to receive funding of up to $38.5 million. Learn more.
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG)
Approximately $3.2 billion in ARRA funding is being made available, for distribution by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to states, eligible cities and counties, and eligible Indian tribes for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG). Of this $3.2 billion, Connecticut entities are eligible to receive funding totaling up to $24.5 million. Of this $24.5 million received by Connecticut entities, $14.9 million in funding will be direct grants from the DOE to certain larger municipalities and Indian tribes (see link below), and the remaining $9.6 million in funding will be directed to the State of Connecticut in part for distribution to municipalities not eligible to receive direct grants. Learn more.
State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP)
The State of Connecticut received $3.4 million for the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP). This program provided a consumer rebate on selected Energy Star appliance purchases. The rebate program ran from January 25 - July 15, 2010. Learn more.
Enhancing State Government Energy Assurance Capabilities and Planning for Smart Grid Resiliency Initiative
Approximately $39.5 million in ARRA funding is being made available to State Energy Offices to enhance energy assurance and emergency preparedness plans. Of this $39.5 million, Connecticut’s State Energy Office is eligible to receive funding of up to $521,500. Learn more.