CCEF - Alpha Program (Connecticut)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

Name CCEF - Alpha Program
Incentive Type Industry Recruitment/Support
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Heat recovery, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, CHP/Cogeneration, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Heat Pumps, CHP/Cogeneration, Hydrogen, Biodiesel, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 50,000 - 200,000

Start Date 2011-03-30

Funding Source Connecticut Clean Energy Fund

Maximum Incentive 200,000

Program Administrator Connecticut Clean Energy Fund

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF) offers support to companies working to develop emerging clean energy technologies. The Alpha Program is an early stage funding opportunity. There is $50,000 available for engineering design and development support (in the form of a grant) and $150,000 available for prototype construction and testing (in the form of a loan).

There are two rounds of funding per year. First round applications were due on June 15, 2011.

Check the program web site for information about future funding rounds and additional qualification criteria.

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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