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The Yale Data-Driven Environmental Solutions Group has developed scorecards that evaluate how each Connecticut municipality supports residential solar photovoltaic deployment. West Hartford was ranked 15 out of 169 towns in the state with a total score of 76 out of 100. The scorecards provide a benchmark of where municipalities have excelled at supporting residential solar PV and where they can improve. Scores are given in five categories: solar adoption, clean energy engagement, information availability,  permit process and permit time and cost. For more information visit: www.ctsolarscoreboard.com

Town Projects

West Hartford has 12 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects installed and more in development. The installed projects total nearly 1 MW and produce over 1 million kWh of electricity a year.

The electricity produced by these solar arrays helps the Town meet its annual clean energy commitments.

YEAR LOCATION SIZE (DC) % of Electricity User ID/Password
2006 Town Hall  3 KW small   
2008 Conard High 3 KW small  
2008 Hall High 3 KW small   
2009 Bristow Middle School 95 KW 20% User ID: WH-CEC@westhartfordct.gov Password: Bristow09!
2012 Public Works 102 KW 50% User ID: westhartford
Password: pass4westhartford
2012 Bishop Corner Library/Senior Center 58 KW 40% User ID: westhartford
Password: pass4westhartford
2012  Wolcott Elem School 11 KW 3%  
2012 Conard Green Energy Community Display Lab 2.35 KW   User ID: chs_solarlab
Password: chs2013
2016 Westmoor Park 4.69 KW  75% of Barn  
2016 Charter Oak International Academy 100 KW 20%  
2016 Conard High 357 KW 20%  
2017 Aiken Elem School 238 KW 80%  
2019 King Philip Middle School 595 KW  80%  
2019 Town Hall 129 KW  20%  

 

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