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The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund
The Clean Energy Fund invests in enterprises and other initiatives that promote and develop sustainable markets for energy from renewables and fuel cells that will benefit the ratepayers of Connecticut.

How We Began
The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CEF) was created by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1998 as part of legislation deregulating electric utilities. CEF began formal operations in January 2000.

How We're Funded
Money to capitalize the Clean Energy Fund comes from a surcharge on consumers' utility bills. Capitalization is expected to be approximately $15 million in 2000 and grow to approximately $120 million in 2005.

How We're Managed
CEF is managed by Connecticut Innovations, Inc., the state's leading investor in high technology. Since 1995, Connecticut Innovations has disbursed more than $58 million in investments and program initiatives. Last year, it posted a return on investment of greater than 20 percent.

Talk to Us
If you're an entrepreneur with a great idea or an investor looking for a healthy return on clean energy investments, let us hear from you!

 


CEF will consider
investing in local,
national, or international
projects that:

Benefit Connecticut
ratepayers
Stimulate demand for or
production of clean energy
Involve one of these clean
energy technologies


Solar energy
Wind
Fuel cells
Landfill gas
Biomass conversion
Ocean thermal energy
Wave or tidal energy
Emerging non-fossil
technologies


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Connecticut Clean Energy Fund
999 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067 (860) 563-0015
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