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For a taste of the energy legacy that President Barack Obama is about to leave behind, check the fridge. No, literally. Since 2009, his administration has created 43 rules that will deliver the biggest energy savings of any president in … more
As we mark Earth Day on April 22, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. more
When I first ran for office, I campaigned on a platform of “environmental economics.” What does that mean? It means putting wind turbines, solar arrays and small-scale renewable energy projects at the forefront of economic development. more
The R.I. Good Neighbor Energy Fund kicked off its 31st annual “Warm Thy Neighbor” campaign last week. more
Gasoline prices are at their lowest since spring 2009, falling 5 cents in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts since last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
An oil price rebound, paired with refinery slowdowns for seasonal maintenance, has led to an increase in gasoline prices nationally that has reached Rhode Island and Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
SOMERSET – The coal-fired Brayton Point Power Station has drawn the ire of environmentalists for decades. Now, as it nears its last days, there is an effort to transform the utility into a renewable-energy oasis. "Reimagining Brayton … more
(Updated 3:22 p.m.) A new report examining the effects of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a coalition of Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, including Rhode Island, shows participating states are outpacing other parts of the country for both emissions reduction and declining electricity prices. more
BURRILLVILLE – The first of three Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board public hearings for a proposed natural gas power plant lived up to expectations, as the contentious meeting lasted nearly four hours. Many opponents of the $700 … more
It may not be in common usage yet, but give net metering time. It will be. The term refers to what happens when an electricity customer installs a renewable-energy production facility that could end up generating more electricity than is … more
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