At a CBIA conference in Cromwell this morning, Governor Dannel P. Malloy unveiled the first-ever Comprehensive Energy Strategy for Connecticut, designed to reduce costs, increase choice and reliability, and improve the state’s economic competitiveness.

The governor said, “A comprehensive energy strategy can help us create jobs, it can make our state’s businesses more competitive, and it can ensure that we preserve and protect our environment for generations to come.”

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High energy costs have been a considerable economic disadvantage for Connecticut, especially for the state’s manufacturers, which are major energy consumers.

The aggressive, broad-based strategy explores many energy options in order to move the state toward an energy future that can provide cheaper, cleaner, more reliable power—and generate a competitive advantage.

For more information, contact CBIA’s Eric Brown at 860.244.1926 or eric.brown@cbia.com.