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Conservation & Load Management

Every three years, Connecticut's utilities develop and implement an energy efficiency and demand management investment plan, called the Conservation and Load Management Plan (C&LM Plan).
This Plan is updated annually and is funded by various sources, including customer contributions, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and the proceeds from CLM savings sold into the ISO New England Forward Capacity Market.

The CT Energy Efficiency Board (EEB) advises and assists the utilities in the development of the Plan. BETP then reviews and approves or modifies the Plans and associated budgets in order to achieve cost-effective energy savings across the state.   


Current and Approved Plans

View the 2021 Plan Update to the 2019-2021 Conservation & Load Management View the 2020 Plan Update to the 2019-2021 Conservation & Load Management

Conditional Approval of the C&LM Plan
 - BETP reviewed the Plan and determined it needed further refinement. BETP approved the Plan contingent on the completion of 24 conditions.

View Previous C&LM FIlings.    

Public Meetings

C&LM 2021 Plan Update Technical Meeting | November 18, 2020 | Slide Deck | Recording 2020 Budget Review Technical Meeting | October 21, 2020 | Slide Deck | Recording


Equitable Energy Efficiency Proceeding

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (“DEEP”) recently launched a formal proceeding to make its energy efficiency programs more equitable and inclusive. Given the focus of this proceedingwe requested input and engagement from the public to ensure our decisions are community-driven and centered around the needs and priorities of those we serve. 

View the Notice of Request for Comments We also released a simplified version of our notice (translated to Spanish here) intended for broader community outreach. 

Contractor Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC)

BETP is planning to host bi-monthly meetings to interface with contractors and lend support and resources over the course of COVID-19 impacts. Members of the public or other interested parties are welcome to attend and provide feedback to help guide future decision-making. All meetings are scheduled for 1:00 PM unless otherwise noted.


Combined C&I and Residential CTAC Meetings | Register here 
  • February 24, 2021
  • April 28, 2021
  • June 23, 2021
  • August 25, 2021
  • October 27, 2021
  • December 22, 2021
 Residential CTAC Meetings | Register here 
  • January 27, 2021
  • March 24, 2021 
  • May 26, 2021
  • July 28, 2021
  • September 22, 2021
  • November 24, 2021

Past CTAC Meetings


BETP Initial Determination

Following a stakeholder engagement process that included public input, recommendations from contractors and the utilities, and Energy Efficiency Board input, BETP issued an initial determination, which included 14 action items that support contractors by aiming to offset unpredictable cashflows, provide remote training opportunities, and consolidate stakeholder input.  As the impacts from COVID-19 continue BETP may provide additional determinations to address issues.


Stay Connected

View all DEEP Energy Web Filings, including all documents and comments associated with Conservation and Load Management Planning.

Any questions on Connecticut's Conservation and Load Management Plan can be sent to


Content last updated January 2021