Spring eNews: Our Neighbors in Need Tell Their Stories and Share Thanks20210409205942

Spring eNews: Our Neighbors in Need Tell Their Stories and Share Thanks

DanaApril 9, 20210 comments
In Operation Fuel’s latest newsletter, you can learn how thousands of families across Connecticut are receiving critical help with their utility...
As Utility Bills Stack Up, Public Urged to Apply for Help with Online Portal20210329214457

As Utility Bills Stack Up, Public Urged to Apply for Help with Online Portal

DanaMarch 29, 20210 comments
Operation Fuel is encouraging Connecticut residents who are struggling with utility and energy bills and unpaid balances to seek financial assistance ...
Operation Fuel Testimony in Support of Raised Bill 1037, An Act Concerning Waste Management aka CT’s “Bottle Bill”20210319010536

Operation Fuel Testimony in Support of Raised Bill 1037, An Act Concerning Waste Management aka CT’s “Bottle Bill”

DanaMarch 19, 20210 comments
Submitted by Gannon Long, Policy & Public Affairs Director, Operation Fuel. March 19, 2021. To the honorable Co-Chairs, Sen. Cohen and Rep. Gresko...
Win-Win! Get Your Donation Matched 15% with Travelers Championship/Webster Bank Birdies for Charity20210312211339

Win-Win! Get Your Donation Matched 15% with Travelers Championship/Webster Bank Birdies for Charity

DanaMarch 12, 20210 comments
Operation Fuel is grateful to once again be a recipient of the Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity program – which means that any donatio...
Video: What You Need to Apply Online for Utility & Energy Help20210311013059

Video: What You Need to Apply Online for Utility & Energy Help

DanaMarch 11, 20210 comments
If you or anyone you know is struggling with paying utility bills and energy costs, please click here to apply online or call 2-1-1. Before you apply,...
Save the Date April 20-21 for Give Local to Help Residents in 21 Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills Towns20210308203038

Save the Date April 20-21 for Give Local to Help Residents in 21 Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills Towns

DanaMarch 8, 20210 comments
We’re counting down the days to April 20-21 and Give Local, benefiting residents living in 21 towns in the Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills regi...
Operation Fuel Testimony Supporting SB882, RB6526 on Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, Home Energy, Electric Suppliers20210304202918

Operation Fuel Testimony Supporting SB882, RB6526 on Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, Home Energy, Electric Suppliers

DanaMarch 4, 20210 comments
Testimony from Operation Fuel Executive Director Brenda Watson, March 4, 2021 Chairs Senator Needleman and Representative Arconti, and Ranking Members...
Operation Fuel Comments on DEEP’s Draft Integrated Resource Plan20210218204305

Operation Fuel Comments on DEEP’s Draft Integrated Resource Plan

DanaFebruary 18, 20210 comments
February 17, 2021 Operation Fuel appreciates the opportunity to share our unique knowledge and perspectives in the Connecticut Department of Energy an...
Need Help with Eversource Bill? February Webinars Will Describe Assistance Programs20210210222851

Need Help with Eversource Bill? February Webinars Will Describe Assistance Programs

DanaFebruary 10, 20210 comments
If you’re having trouble paying your Eversource energy bill, read on to learn about upcoming webinars covering protections and programs that you may n...
Feb. 8 DEEP Power Hour: Explore State Energy Planning, Review Integrated Resources Plan20210204004904

Feb. 8 DEEP Power Hour: Explore State Energy Planning, Review Integrated Resources Plan

DanaFebruary 4, 20210 comments
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) invites all Connecticut residents and community groups to join the first-ever DEEP Power ...
Operation Fuel Adds Deputy, Policy Director Positions to Better Serve Households Facing Energy Crisis20210125214601

Operation Fuel Adds Deputy, Policy Director Positions to Better Serve Households Facing Energy Crisis

DanaJanuary 25, 20210 comments
As part of its ongoing efforts to best serve an ever-increasing number of residents facing energy crisis in Connecticut, Operation Fuel has expanded i...
Charity Navigator Places Operation Fuel in Top 16% of US Non-Profits20210109213633

Charity Navigator Places Operation Fuel in Top 16% of US Non-Profits

DanaJanuary 9, 20210 comments
We are incredibly honored that Operation Fuel has earned a new top-rated designation from Charity Navigator, the largest and most utilized charity eva...
Operation Fuel in the News20210107185117

Operation Fuel in the News

DanaJanuary 7, 20210 comments
WFSB Better Connecticut: Operation Fuel Helping Local Families Posted: February 22, 2021 Click here for an in-depth look at Operation Fuel’s app...
Fall eNews: One Senior’s Struggle, Online Portal Launched, COVID Causes Requests Surge20201209172927

Fall eNews: One Senior’s Struggle, Online Portal Launched, COVID Causes Requests Surge

DanaDecember 9, 20200 comments
In Operation Fuel’s latest newsletter, you can learn how thousands of families across Connecticut are receiving critical help with their utility...
CT’s  Energy and Transportation Costs are Unaffordable for Many Households, Especially the Most Vulnerable20201207173203

CT’s  Energy and Transportation Costs are Unaffordable for Many Households, Especially the Most Vulnerable

DanaDecember 7, 20200 comments
New VEIC Report for CT Green Bank and Operation Fuel Shows Gap Between what Connecticut Families are Paying for Energy and Transportation and What is ...
Water Bill Help Available for Metropolitan District Customers with Overdue Bills and Balances20201117203907

Water Bill Help Available for Metropolitan District Customers with Overdue Bills and Balances

DanaNovember 17, 20200 comments
Apply for HelpOperation Fuel is encouraging residents with overdue bills and unpaid balances on their water bills with The Metropolitan District to ap...
Connecticut Power & Energy Society Donates 10% of Membership Fees to Operation Fuel20201113175205

Connecticut Power & Energy Society Donates 10% of Membership Fees to Operation Fuel

DanaNovember 13, 20200 comments
We are grateful to the Connecticut Power & Energy Society for choosing Operation Fuel as one of their partner charities in their membership drive,...
Utility Protection for Low-Income Families: Hardship Coding through May 120201109204516

Utility Protection for Low-Income Families: Hardship Coding through May 1

DanaNovember 9, 20200 comments
Hardship customers are protected against utility shutoffs through May 1. If you get cash assistance, SNAP, HUSKY, SSI, or other government help, utili...
Connecticut Water and Operation Fuel Partner On Water Assistance Program20201022192129

Connecticut Water and Operation Fuel Partner On Water Assistance Program

DanaOctober 22, 20200 comments
Connecticut Water Company and Operation Fuel have announced a partnership that will streamline access to financial assistance programs to help Connect...
Hartford Courant: Energy Assistance Providers Brace for High Demand20201016175049

Hartford Courant: Energy Assistance Providers Brace for High Demand

DanaOctober 16, 20200 comments
Thank you to one of our Operation Fuel clients, Amanda Colavito, for sharing her story with the Hartford Courant about her need for reaching out for h...
MDC CEO Scott Jellison Elected to Operation Fuel Board of Directors20201014184023

MDC CEO Scott Jellison Elected to Operation Fuel Board of Directors

DanaOctober 14, 20200 comments
Operation Fuel’s Board of Directors has elected Scott Jellison, Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC), to serve on the...
Operation Fuel Fact Sheets: Electric Rates, Energy Efficiency, Shutoff Protection20200925155402

Operation Fuel Fact Sheets: Electric Rates, Energy Efficiency, Shutoff Protection

DanaSeptember 25, 20200 comments
As part of Operation Fuel’s commitment to educating consumers and advocating for energy affordability and efficiency, we’ve released a ser...
PURA Extends COVID-19 Payment Program Enrollment Date20200923200836

PURA Extends COVID-19 Payment Program Enrollment Date

DanaSeptember 23, 20200 comments
Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today issued a ruling about shutoff moratoriums. PURA determined that utility companies are...
Utility Bill Help: Shutoff Protection Extended to Oct. 1; How To Request Hardship Status20200902100055

Utility Bill Help: Shutoff Protection Extended to Oct. 1; How To Request Hardship Status

DanaSeptember 2, 20200 comments
Do you need help with your utility bill? Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has further extended its protection against utility shuto...
Operation Fuel Expands Board of Directors, Adding 5 New Members20200901191414

Operation Fuel Expands Board of Directors, Adding 5 New Members

DanaSeptember 1, 20200 comments
Operation Fuel’s Board of Directors has moved to add broader depth of experience to the organization’s governing body, with the addition of five new m...
An Update from United Illuminating on Power Restoration20200807141740

An Update from United Illuminating on Power Restoration

DanaAugust 7, 20200 comments
United Illuminating has completed its damage assessment following Tropical Storm Isaias and said it expects to have a majority of those customers stil...