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An industry that put southwest Rhode Island on the economic map – more than 150 years ago – has today become a pit of controversy. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts’ highest court has heard arguments from three major utilities seeking to overturn record penalties stemming from their response to two major storms in 2011, The Associated Press reported last week. more
What has been seen as a relatively friendly competition for bragging rights has turned into a fight for jobs. more
Several schools are hoping to add rooftop solar projects to their campuses in order to cut back on annual energy costs – and incorporate an educational component at the same time. more
BOSTON – The Massachusetts “clean energy” sector saw double-digit job growth for the third consecutive year and now employs more than 88,000 workers in the state, Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced last week. more
Drivers across the U.S. enjoying the lowest pump prices for this time of year since 2010 will probably see further declines as refineries benefiting from the shale boom produce record amounts of fuel. more
Greenwood Credit Union is seeing multiple advantages to participating in National Grid’s Heat Loan Program, which offers zero-interest loans to residential property owners for qualifying energy-efficiency improvements. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corporation, the R.I. Office of Energy Resources and nonprofit marketing firm SmartPower last week announced the launch of a new, municipal-based program aimed at providing opportunities for installation of rooftop solar energy at lower costs. more
Natural gas for January in the U.S. Northeast is the most expensive in more than a decade on concern that pipelines may not be able to ship enough fuel, risking a repeat of last winter’s record prices, Bloomberg News reported last week. more
PAWTUCKET – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee this month hosted a ceremonial signing at Slater Mill for three bills that aim to increase local renewable energy while allowing Rhode Island to participate in the development of a clean, secure, regional energy system. more
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