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Solar panels on a roof at Crest Mechanical Services in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Solar Industry, Towns Battle Over Local Rooftop Panel Rules

Efforts to encourage more residential rooftop solar panels in Connecticut are being slowed by a cumbersome permitting process at the local level, the industry says.


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Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar Power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.


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Great Green Inventions From The Past 10 Years

The popularity of the green movement seems to be growing and with so many people becoming involved, new inventions are consistently being developed to promote sustainable living. Learn about the latest inventions from the past decade that are helping to promote green living.


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How To Go Solar In Connecticut

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.


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Where To Buy Solar For Your Home In Connecticut

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.


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State Names Two Solar Firms To Generate Power

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday that the developers of the proposed East Lyme Solar Park and the Somers Solar Center were chosen from among 21 projects to be part of a state initiative.