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Construction offshore of the Block Island wind farm has stopped for the season, but the maker of the turbines for it is now doing assembly work in the Port of Providence for next year's work. And while both developments were as planned, … more
The Providence Finance Committee on Monday approved a $13 million debt service request to buy every city streetlight and convert each one into LED fixtures, a move officials said could save the city $24.2 million through the next 10 years and help reduce its short-term debt. more
It's unlikely the recent elimination of the sales and use tax on energy for commercial users will by itself lure business owners to Rhode Island, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says it could be a step toward improving the state's reputation for being … more
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
BURRILLVILLE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo walked a fine line between saying she cared about the health and well-being of local residents and her support for natural-gas infrastructure and a new power plant. During the more than two-hour … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's ‘clean-energy' economy generated remarkable job growth over the last 12 months, according to the recently released Rhode Island Clean Energy 2016 Industry Report. Employment across the state's clean-energy … more
An area off the coast of New York designated for offshore wind farms has the potential to generate almost as much electricity as a nuclear power plant. more
CUMBERLAND – Major solar installations are forbidden in town, but the Planning Board is hoping to change that soon. As it works on revising the town's comprehensive plan, which hasn't been updated since 2003, it hopes to amend it with a … more
Robert C. Baxter Jr. in 2014 was all set to bring his urban wind-energy system to market when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The cancer put Baxter and Warwick-based CBC LLC, the company he owns with his wife, Leslie Walaska Baxter, on a … more
Cassie Tharinger is the new director of the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, taking the reins from Cynthia Kwolek. She most recently managed the Mount Hope Farmers Market, and has been involved in many other community initiatives. PNPP … more
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