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Connecticut Environmental Regulators Clear Last Major Step for Beacon Falls Energy Park – New Haven Register

Betsy Schaefer

January 27, 2017

Connecticut environmental regulators have given a proposed 63.3 megawatt fuel-cell powered energy generation complex in Beacon Falls the final permit it needs, the manager of the project said Tuesday.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued an air permit for the construction and operation of the Beacon Falls Energy Park, said William Corvo, manager of the project.

“It is the last major step in the permitting of the Beacon Falls Energy Park and marks a major milestone in the development of the project,” Corvo said. “It specifies the terms and conditions for the operation of the equipment to comply with state and federal air quality standards.”

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Betsy Schaefer

Betsy Schaefer joined FuelCell Energy in June 2021 and is Chief Marketing and Sustainability Officer. Previously, she led marketing for IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence product portfolio, helping commercialize Watson from a research project to a major platform with more than 40,000 customers globally. She built a progressive career in the IT industry, with extensive experience in corporate communications, speechwriting, brand management, thought leadership and marketing. Betsy holds a Master’s in Strategic Communications from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University.