What’s an average homeowner (or home renter) to do to shave a few dollars off their heating bills – and still keep their home and its inhabitants safe, healthy and at least reasonably warm? Here are few simple, common sense tips to make the winter heating bill a little less painful.
Connecticut is pushing aggressively to expand solar energy to homes. A state effort backed by a $27 million fund supplied by utility ratepayers tries to join as many homeowners as possible to lower the cost of residential solar installation.
Going solar is not for everyone, not yet, but it is becoming easier and more affordable, especially as there are more companies, options and government help than ever before.
Home energy costs fluctuate wildly, and even in Connecticut where multiple suppliers compete to offer homeowners better prices than are usually available through the big utility companies. Look to these Connecticut companies to go solar in your home.
When the tiny Washington Electric Cooperative Inc. announced last week it was moving to slow the growth of customers installing solar power systems and putting their extra electricity on the power grid, it brought to the fore a battle that had been brewing for years.