As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we are infinitely grateful for those who have helped to build model sustainable communities throughout Connecticut.

Many of the unsung heroes serve quietly behind the scenes. At the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund, the Legal, Accounting and Marketing teams provide vital support for our programs but are seldom seen or heard [...]

Tales from the Other Portland

Portland, Oregon, the City of Roses, is indeed an American Beauty. Beyond the thriving music and arts scene, the abundant microbreweries and coffee houses and Powell’s City of Books, there is a first-class sustainable transportation system that’s big on light rail and bicycles. And then there is the city’s strong commitment to clean [...]

The Revolution Comes Back To Compo Beach

Solar architect John Rountree stands beside the solar hot water heater that runs with all-solar power in the summer and 60 per cent solar power in the winter. Credit Nancy Burton

In 1777, nearly 2,000 British soldiers landed at Compo Beach in Westport and marched up Compo Road toward their raid on Danbury. On [...]