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BURRILLVILLE – Three climate activists who bound themselves to construction equipment at a natural gas compressor station are looking at a legal bill. According to a report by ecoRI News, the town's attorney, Oleg Nikolyszyn, is seeking … 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
Would you volunteer for Oregon's new experimental program to tax drivers by the mile as a substitute for the gasoline tax? I wouldn't. The state started testing this month a system in which drivers pay 1.5 cents per mile driven. The … more
Roberta J. Fagan says people are sometimes surprised to see her, a woman, jump out of an Anchor Fuel Inc. truck when she's out on a delivery on Aquidneck Island. But raised eyebrows and trade stereotypes have never deterred her from wanting … more
PROVIDENCE – A national solar-power provider announced last week it will begin providing service in 10 Rhode Island municipalities, increasing its national footprint to 18 states. SolarCity offers homeowners solar installation at no … more
BOSTON – NSTAR Gas & Electric Co. agreed to pay $44.7 million to refund its Massachusetts customers, resolving 11 previously outstanding cases before the Mass. Department of Public Utilities that deal with the company’s capital projects, pension expenses and energy-efficiency programs. more
Roberta J. Fagan has been appointed executive director of the Oil Heat Institute Inc. She has worked in the oil industry since 2005. In addition to her responsibilities at OHI, Fagan will continue to serve as operations manager of Anchor Fuel Inc. … more
Patrick Cappillino, chemistry/biochemistry assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, was one of three recipients to receive the 2015 Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship. Cappillino plans to research … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will announce on Monday that the city is joining the Rhode Island Energy Challenge: Find Your Four! energy efficiency campaign, and will ask residents to find four ways to conserve energy. more
A new study this month suggests solar energy in Rhode Island is saving electricity ratepayers money. Solar companies think there are more savings and business to be had — especially on the commercial side — with the rollout of a new state … more
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