Renewable Energy East Haven CT

Local resource for renewable energy in East Haven. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to alternative energy, solar power, wind power, geothermal heating and cooling, green energy and eco-friendly power, as well as advice and content on renewable resources.

Hertz Energy Services
(203) 287-0160
440 Sackett Point Road
North Haven, CT
Hours
M-F 7a-4:30p

Buchta Oil Service
203 453-2240
P.O. Box 386/ 196 Church Street
Guilford, CT
 
Minuteman Electric, LLC
203-457-6908
68 Spruce Hill Drive
Guilford, CT
 
East River Energy
203 453-1200
401 Soundview Road/ P.O. Box 388
Guilford, CT
 
Advanced Gas Company, Inc.
(860) 243-5057
129 West Dudley Town Road
Bloomfield, CT

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Apuzzo Electric, Inc
203 458-3388
224 Village Pond Road
Guilford, CT
 
J.J. Sullivan, Inc
203 453-2781
229 River Street/ P.O. Box 348
Guilford, CT
 
Hocon Gas of Guilford
203-458-2790
715 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT
 
Sweitzer Waste, LLC
(203) 245-8840
P.O. Box 1340
Madison, CT
 
PurePoint Energy
(203) 642-4105
28 Knight Street
Norwalk, CT
 
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Solar4Scholars: What Is Renewable Energy?

Renewable energy is becoming more popular. For example, the state of Iowa has over 600 wind turbines that help supply its power. California has the three largest wind farms in the world. Wisconsin, Minnesota and New Hampshire have large wind farms currently in use or in being planned. California has a plan for "a million solar roofs" by 2018.

Renewable and non-renewable

Renewable energy is energy that is easily replaced or supplied by a nearly infinite source, such as the sun or the wind. Some examples are solar, wind, hydro and geothermal. Many of these forms of usable energy will be available as long as we have the earth and the sun.

Non-renewable energy is any form of energy that cannot be recreated in a short amount of time. Non-renewable energy is energy that has a limited supply that will likely run out in your lifetime. Examples of non-renewable energies are coal, oil and gas.

We can make a rough but interesting generalization that renewable energies are harder to store than non-renewable energies. This is one reason why non-renewable energies are considered more useful. However, non-renewable energy is making headway in this area.

Energy conservation

Many people today are concerned about saving energy. Saving (conserving) energy is a practical way to keep our individual energy costs down and also the costs to our society.

Renewable energy comes in several different forms.

Solar energy is energy collected from the sun. You can read more about solar energy .
You can also encourage your family to use solar energy. Read about solar electricity .

Solar thermal makes use of solar energy to heat household water or swimming pools. You can read more about solar thermal .
You can also encourage your family to heat with solar. Read about solar thermal energy .

Wind energy is collected by wind turbines. You can read more about wind energy .
If you live in a windy area, you may want to encourage your mom or dad to have a look ...

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