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Hamden Economic Development Commission Speaker Series: March 11, 2014


Hamden Economic Development Commission

Speaker Series: Session 3, March 11th, 2014

Operation Fuel, Energy Incentives for Small Businesses

The Hamden Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce Session 3 of our 2014 Speaker Series. scheduled for Tuesday, March 11th at 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room on the third floor of Government Center. 

 Session Overview:

Energy costs in Connecticut are among the highest in the nation.  Fortunately, numerous programs exist to help utility customers of all types lower their energy costs, including small businesses.  Operation Fuel, Inc. offers education and financial assistance to small businesses interested in lowering their energy costs.  Learn about options for becoming more energy efficient and grants and other resources available for making energy efficiency upgrades. Operation Fuel’s Small Business Advocate will be available to explain how to participate in Project BEST and how to access other available programs.  Operation Fuel has provided emergency energy assistance to households in need for almost four decades.  Through partnerships with the State of Connecticut, the utility companies and a network of more than 100 fuel banks, Operation Fuel assisted more than 8,200 households in the 2012/13 fiscal year. 

It is anticipated that there will be considerable interest in this presentation. The room has limited capacity so please RSVP to Dale Kroop at 203-287-7033 or dkroop@hamden.com.

 Coming sessions include:

 April 8th: Community Mediation and Its Role is Resolving Business Disputes

 May 13th:   Preparing for Bank Financing: Hamden Banking Partners

 If you have any topics you would like to see covered in 2014, do not hesitate to contact us.

For additional information about the speaker series and the Hamden Economic Development Department and programs, contact Dale Kroop, Director at 203-287-7033 or dkroop@hamden.com or go to www.hamden-ct.com.

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