About Solarize Connecticut

Our Partners

Solarize CT is sparked by the CT Green Bank,  administered by SmartPower and underwritten by Dividend Solar.

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About CT Green Bank

The Connecticut Green Bank (formerly the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority) is the nation’s first full-scale Green Bank. The Connecticut Green Bank leverages public and private funds to drive investment and scale up clean energy deployment across the state. They offer incentives and innovative low-cost financing to encourage homeowners, businesses, municipalities, and other institutions to support renewable energy and energy efficiency.

The Connecticut Green Bank has met its residential solar deployment goal of 30 MW eight years early and under budget. Governor Malloy has announced a new policy that will expand the Residential Solar Investment Program target to no less than 300 MW by 2022.

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About SmartPower

SmartPower is the nation’s leading non-profit marketing organization for energy efficiency and clean energy. For organizations and companies looking to engage customers in energy efficiency and clean energy actions, SmartPower is the bridge linking directly to residents and businesses.

Named the nation’s best non-profit marketing firm, SmartPower’s exclusive focus on energy efficiency and clean energy results in high visibility, high impact on-the-ground community campaigns designed to transform how customers use, adopt and invest in clean energy and energy efficiency.

SmartPower was created in 2002 by some of the nation’s largest private foundations that believe that today’s energy solutions require the same consumer marketing approaches as traditional brands. Today, SmartPower works with federal, state and local agencies as well as utilities and private companies on energy campaigns. This work has been recognized with awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Service Industry Advertising Awards, PV America and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. Our President, Brian Keane, was recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the People’s Action for Clean Energy (PACE) based in West Hartford, CT.

About Dividend Solar

At Dividend Solar We connect creditworthy homeowners, customer-centric installers and financial investors, creating partnerships and aligning interests to enable all members of the solar value chain to benefit. Together, we make solar an investment – not just another monthly expense.

We are committed to delivering the highest quality experience to each of our customers and partners. By working with leading installers that share our commitment to deploying high quality solar PV systems, we are able to underwrite our installation partners upfront and streamline the funding and installation process.

Solar is no longer just an environmental dream, it’s an economic reality. Positive environmental and economic returns are no longer mutually exclusive. Together, let’s start your solar journey today!