The PRIME Program from Energize Connecticut helps Connecticut manufacturers to compete. This CPTV series highlights successful companies from across the state.

Connecticut's manufacturing future, from high-tech to hand-made.

Programs like PRIME (Process Reengineering for Improved Manufacturing Efficiency) give Connecticut manufacturers the competitive edge to meet customer needs while reducing energy consumption.
Funded from the CEEF – Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund.

None of the nearly dozen legislators who attended a bipartisan press conference identified alternative spending cuts or revenue increases to offset any restoration of funds for clean energy, however.

A coalition of legislators and energy-efficiency advocates pledged Tuesday to work to restore at least some of the roughly $175 million stripped from green programs in the new two-year state budget.

“We’ve created a tax without telling people we’ve created a tax. That’s not wise,” said Senator Gary Winfield, co-chair of the state’s Energy and Technology Committee.

Money which is supposed to go into “public benefit” programs like the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, which just got its budget slashed by about $130 million over the next two years.

Thank you WNPR for getting the facts out.

Connecticut’s new budget will move tens of millions of dollars out of energy efficiency programs, sweeping that money, instead, into the state’s general

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Join a robust discussion on how companies are becoming more successful and profitable by incorporating energy and environmental sustainability into their business plans. Connect with your fellow business leaders from manufacturing and other industries, and learn practical applications on how to prof...

“This is ratepayer money that is invested and brings great economic value,”
Connecticut has been a leader in energy sustainability programs funded by and for it's residential. commercial, and industrial customers.
Redirecting these funds to as part of a budget deal is nothing but a new TAX on Connecticut rate payers.
Call your legislator today and tell them how you feel about that before it's too late.

The tentative state budget deal would strip as much as $175 million from clean energy funds, tapping surcharges on monthly utility bills and raiding a program lauded for leveraging hundreds of millions of dollars in private investments.

Through the Energize Connecticut initiative, Columbia Manufacturing employees were trained on lean manufacturing and participated in kaizen events to reduce waste, improve production efficiency and reduce energy consumption. Check out how the PRIME Program can help your company to grow.

Last chance to register for June 8th recognition of the GreenCircle Sustainability Awards Finalists for 2017, including The Keeney Manufacturing Company.

The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund provides ratepayer savings to fund programs like PRIME to help Connecticut manufacturers save energy, improve operations, and to keep and grow jobs.

Call it by any other name, this is an unapproved TAX on Connecticut ratepayers.

Let your elected representatives know how you feel about them stealing your energy conservation savings.

A revised budget proposal unveiled by newly empowered Senate Republicans would divert $320 million from ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs to the state's general fund over the next two fiscal years.

Columbia Manufacturing, Inc., like other manufacturers across Connecticut, use the PRIME Program from Energize CT to make their processes 'best in class', save energy, and grow their business. Make 2017 the year you get started.

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Another successful energy-saving project! Columbia Manufacturing is expected to save $31,000 in energy expenses per year after completing an energy efficiency p...roject with us and MHR Development. Using Energize Connecticut solutions, Columbia Manufacturing upgraded to high efficiency lighting, motors and controls in its 100,000 square-foot facility. Columbia Manufacturing is a supplier to the state’s aerospace industry.
This week we joined the Department of Economic and Community Development, State Rep. Tim Ackert and Columbia Manufacturing officials for a close up look at the energy efficient upgrades.

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Using a little 'yankee ingenuity' to improve their "triple bottom line".

Manufacturers can save money and help the environment with the C-PACE program from the CT Green Bank. Tier ONE Machining installed a new roof covered in solar panels, while Curtis Packaging is installing a variety of energy-efficiency upgrades. Both are in Town of Newtown, CT.

Facing a $1 million roof replacement project for his 135,000-square-foot facility in Newtown, Joe Young of Tier ONE Machining and Assembly in Newtown turned to solar to lessen the cost, save on energy bills and do right by the environment. Tier ONE used federal and state programs, tax credits and fi...
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The way Americans dry their clothes could change thanks to the #Energy Department’s support for research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to dry clothes using ultrasonic vibrations instead of heat.

“I want to go solar. But what will happen at my home?” It’s a good question. And this page has an overview of the process, from installation to inspection.

For a roof-mounted system, expect scaffolding, ladders and other safety equipment to be set up alongside the house for workers to gain access to every part of the roof they’ll be working on. Workers may also need to access to your attic and electric breaker panel.

The PRIME Program is available to small manufacturers across Connecticut to help them grow.

Connecticut business leaders are sounding the alarm about the state’s economic direction after the third straight month of job losses.

Making companies with U.S. manufacturing presence more internationally competitive, bringing us closer to the Manufacturing USA goal of reinvigorating manufacturing in this country through clean energy technology.

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Manufacturers looking for a competitive edge need to take a systematic approach to evaluating and identifying inefficiencies and waste in their operations. Our program helps to facilitate that process. #PRIMEProgramCT

Questions about The PRIME Program for Manufacturers in Connecticut -- requirements, funding and eligibility details are answered.