NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Dozens of nonprofit organizations across Connecticut have received money for energy efficiency initiatives. 39 organizations will share $268,000 from Avangrid, Inc. & it’s Connecticut subsidiaries – The United Illuminating Company, The Southern Connecticut Gas Company and Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation.
Nonprofits that use the money for energy conservation are chosen to receive the funds through Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act. One example of how the money is used is the installation of LED lighting in The Fairfield Theatre Company’s new “warehouse” concert hall.
Since 2010 Avangrid has donated $2,235,000 to nonprofits organization throughout Connecticut.