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Operation Fuel provides emergency assistance to Connecticut residents struggling to pay energy and utility bills, and advocates for energy affordability.

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This is the best run energy assistance program anywhere. The staff is outstanding! I not only add a dollar every month to my Eversource bill, but I also make donations above and beyond. There is no other local nonprofit that I have more confidence in than OpFuel.

Chris Herb, Connecticut Energy Marketers Association

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No one should be cold in winter. Sometimes, people fall through the cracks. Operation Fuel is the safety net …

Daniel Canavan, Avangrid/United Illuminating

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To have Operation Fuel come in was a god-send. They prevented shutoffs. No one wants that.

Bartley Halloran, The Metropolitan District











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Operation Fuel, Inc.
This position offers a tremendous opportunity to make a truly meaningful impact ensuring equitable access to energy for all.Please share the position profile with anyone you think might be interested in learning more about this role and Operation Fuel: ... See MoreSee Less
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In partnership with Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, Greater Bridgeport Community Enterprises - The Green Team, and Energize Connecticut, we will be hosting another educational workshop for Bridgeport residents! This workshop will provide the opportunity for residents to learn about the benefits of heat pump technology and how you can increase the comfort in your home by making the switch! We will also be discussing financial assistance programs you may qualify for to cover some or all of the cost! To register, go to our event page: & let us know you're coming! 💙💚 ... See MoreSee Less
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“It's really not someone else’s problem. It’s all our problem. And it's going to affect us all,” said Dr. Kai Chen, a researcher at the Yale School of Public Health." Yale School of Public HealthFrom a recent article on NBC Connecticut, a neighborhood in New Haven, CT is facing a harsh reality as it tops the list for the most vulnerable population to extreme heat, highlighting significant heat vulnerability in the community. 🌡️ Let's come together to support our neighbors and ensure everyone stays safe and cool this summer.⁠To read the full article, go to: ... See MoreSee Less
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Low Income Discount Rate

Watch former Executive Director of Operation Fuel, Patricia Wrice discuss how she introduced the Low-Income Discount Rate (LIDR) to help CT rate payers with the energy bills.

Shared Clean Energy Facility Program

Shared Clean Energy Facility (SCEF) Projects provide locally generated, renewable, low-carbon clean energy. The energy from these clean energy projects will benefit all of us in Connecticut for generations to come. In order to more directly share the benefits of these new facilities, some customers will receive a credit on their electric bill. For more information on how to participate in the program, click here. To apply online, visit Eversource or UI’s SCEF program websites or to download and fill out the enrollment form, please click the button below.