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(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
Imperial Pearl, an importer of pearls and a designer of fine jewelry, recently announced it has invested more than $1 million to install solar panels at its East Providence headquarters. The conversion will cover the full cost of its electrical needs at the facility, according to a company news release. more
Rhode Island ranked 36th in the U.S. for venture capital investment of $2.1 million and 26th for five deals in the second quarter, according to The MoneyTree Report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association released Friday. more
Gasoline prices continued their downward trend in Massachusetts over the last week, with Rhode Island joining the trend a week after seeing no change in its prices, according to AAA Northeast. more
The fall 2015 Solarize Rhode Island campaign resulted in 250 solar contracts being signed by local residents and businesses, totaling more than 1,700 kilowatts of new clean energy capacity. more
For the 13th consecutive week, gasoline prices have fallen in Rhode Island, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
When turbines start spinning at the first U.S. offshore wind farm near Rhode Island later this year, some energy developers will already be eyeing a bigger prize. more
The cost of building wind farms off the U.S. coast may decline as much as 55 percent within 13 years, letting developers offer clean power at rates competitive with market prices, according to a study released Tuesday by the University of Delaware. more
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