The Bureau of Energy Technology Policy (BETP) works on local, state and regional energy policy issues at DEEP. BETP staff members develop plans and policies to implement Connecticut’s Comprehensive Energy Strategy
, oversee the planning and implementation of the state’s energy efficiency programs, work with the state’s Energy Efficiency Board
, administer the state’s Weatherization Program
, develop plans and policies related to renewable energy projects, develop and implement Connecticut’s climate change action plan
BETP works closely in the same offices with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
(PURA), an independent regulatory body that oversees the state’s electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies.