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Rhode Island has launched an incentive program for state and municipal agencies to purchase electric vehicles and install electric charging stations as part of a statewide clean energy initiative. more
In an effort to reduce air emissions and appease disgruntled community members, the owner of a proposed power plant in Burrillville has cut in half the days it would run the plant on oil. more
Webster Bank this month financed a $400,000 loan for a Newport-based company that recaptures used vegetable oil and turns it into fuel. more
Gasoline prices are ticking upward in Rhode Island and Massachusetts as the summer vacation season draws to a close, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
(Updated 11:04 a.m.) A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. The mayor cited environmental concerns associated with hydraulic fracking, which he said is devastating communities located near the extraction sources of natural gas. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose by more than projected in September, helped by higher costs for energy and food and indicating inflation may be picking up. more
Gasoline prices stayed the same in Rhode Island this week, but inched up 1 cent in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Gas prices fell 2 cents in Rhode Island this week, but stayed the same in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Tuesday. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fell 2 cents this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
State regulators are calling on Invenergy Thermal Development LLC to explain how it plans to cool a proposed 1,000 megawatt, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, saying the company needs to have a plan or risk having its application suspended. more
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