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Keystone XL is back, along with the usual misconceptions about its virtues and dangers. There should be no doubt, however, that President Donald Trump's executive order advancing the project is a good thing. The reason is simple: By … more
SOMERSET — A $7 million project expansion and investment by Horner Millwork includes a 1½-megawatt solar system that will generate enough savings to nearly pay for the company's full electricity needs, The Herald News reported Nov. 13. … 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
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
PROVIDENCE – More wind power is coming to the state's largest wastewater treatment plant, and to Rhode Island. The Narragansett Bay Commission recently agreed to begin negotiations to buy three wind turbines that are under construction in … more
CEO (or equivalent): Jeffrey A. Broadhead, executive director 2015 Revenue: $5,117,075 2013 Revenue: $189,941 Revenue growth: 2,594% THE PARTNERSHIP FOR RHODE ISLAND STREETLIGHT MANAGEMENT, a nonprofit based in … more
CEO (or equivalent): Peter Schieffelin 2015 Revenue: $78,335,000 2013 Revenue: $23,499,000 Revenue growth: 233% Few landmarks in Rhode Island are as iconic as the Newport Pell Bridge, especially at night, when its expanse of sparkling … more
As Rhode Island continues on the path to economic recovery with unemployment rates ticking down and gross domestic product moving up, the chemical-distribution industry is proud of the contributions we have made in the Ocean State. Chemical … more
When people talk about the big picture, it is usually a metaphor. But in the case of offshore wind energy, it's a lot more than that. As this week's cover story and photo, "Will being first pay off for Ocean State?" make clear, offshore … more
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