Connecticut Saved $53 Million in 2012 Energy Costs: Report
March 26, 2013
Connecticut businesses and residents saved $53.8 million in energy costs and avoided more than 200,500 tons of carbon dioxide emissions in 2012. According to an annual report from the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board, the agency which oversees the state's energy efficiency programs, more than 4,500 businesses and municipalities along with 500,836 homeowners participated in energy efficiency programs last year.
The report also estimated that participants would register savings of nearly $600 million in lifetime energy costs. In its 2012 State Energy Scorecard, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy moved Connecticut up from eighth the year before to sixth in the nation. See the annual report .