Aug 26th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline

Connecticut – As it works to modernize the state’s electric grid, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is seeking written comments for innovation pilots.
 Connecticut solicits energy innovation ideasPURA is seeking comparisons of potential non-wires alternative (NWA) solutions against traditional distribution system capacity upgrades and other utility expenses.
Written comments are due by 4 p.m. local time September 21.
The state embarked on this initiative in conjunction with its efforts to increase the number of electric vehicles and charging stations.
Connecticut entered a 10-state agreement in 2020 to collectively deploy 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles by 2025 and established the EV Charging Program, which consists of a combination of incentives for networked Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) and direct current fast chargers (DCFC), as well as accompanying rate design offerings.