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Energy
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PROVIDENCE – Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo, in her role as general treasurer, this month announced that Rhode Island has sold $49,495,000 in certificates of participation. The funds will be used for energy-conservation projects at Rhode Island College and the Pastore Complex in Cranston and for the acquisition of a modern, integrated computer system for the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
Rhode Island will receive $24.6 million in winter heating aid for low-income residents, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said Wednesday. more
BOSTON – Fall River-based Borden & Remington Corp. has taken significant steps to make its chemical manufacturing, warehouse and distribution facility safer following an Administrative Compliance Order issued by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in March 2014, the agency said last month. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick has announced $2.5 million in funding opportunities for so-called “clean energy” companies across the state, while highlighting a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency. more
We have retooled Rhode Island's Manufacturing Extension Partnership center this year. Polaris MEP is poised and ready to better support smaller manufacturing companies in the state. Ninety-five percent of the state's 1,600 manufacturers have fewer … more
A large European energy company has agreed to purchase the development rights for federal water off the Massachusetts coast, a site it estimates could accommodate more than 1,000 megawatts produced from offshore wind. more
PROVIDENCE – A proposed state Infrastructure Bank could allow businesses and municipalities to tap into programs to help finance energy savings. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has recommended a $2 million appropriation for the initiative in fiscal … more
The Acadia Center has released a study showing the value of solar projects in Rhode Island. more
(Updated, 1:20 p.m.) The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved the elimination of an upfront billing adjustment cost on customers who switch to competitive electricity suppliers, setting the stage for all ratepayers to pick up the difference. more
Dear Editor, On Father's Day I sat in the Empire Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., participating in "Basic Training" provided by Citizens Climate Lobby, a group that advocates for a fee on carbon emissions and a … more
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