New England Grid > Connecticut
Resources: A measure of total energy production and consumption per capita
Market: The cost of consumption, measured in electricity prices and gasoline taxes
Infrastructure: Capacity to generate and refine energy sources; miles of pipelines
Connecticut leads the region in committing "demand resources"—electricity usage that can be turned off during period of peak demand—to the New England grid.
Nearly half of Connecticut’s net electricity generation comes from the Millstone Power Station, a 2,103-megawatt nuclear station in Waterford.
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Gasoline Tax total state + federal, 2014
Aims to generate 20% of the state's electricity from renewable energy resources by 2020.
Requires the statewide use of reformulated motor gasoline blended with ethanol to reduce harmful emissions.
Requires permits and compliance bonds for oil and gas well drilling. Permit fees are $500 and compliance bonds are $25,000 for each proposed well.
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