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Energy
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Much to the chagrin of high-energy-use companies, Rep. Aaron Regunberg, D-Providence, is looking to assess a fee on the sale of all fossil fuel in Rhode Island. Regunberg in January filed a bill calling for carbon pricing, claiming one way … more
Power plants are inherently controversial and the proposed 1,000-megawatt Invenergy Thermal Development LLC project in Burrillville is no exception. The $700 million Clear River Energy Center already has sparked debate, demonstrated most … more
Ward W. McIntyre grew up next to the water in Jamestown. He became certified to dive in deep water at the age of 13 and spent his summers as a teenager working on lobster boats. His childhood connection to the water played an intuitive role … more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose more than forecast in June, paced by the biggest jump in fuel costs in a year. more
Rhode Island ratepayers could pay less for electricity this summer, as the state’s largest utility has proposed lowering rates beginning April 1. more
State regulators on Thursday unanimously voted to suspend an application to build a gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, allowing the applicant 60 days to provide details on how it plans to cool the proposed facility. more
A coalition of environmental groups is urging New York officials to move forward with delayed plans to approve a 90-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Long Island. more
Environmentally, the world has changed overnight. The likelihood that our nation will combat the causes of global warming sank on Election Day. President-elect Donald J. Trump's policies call for backing away from the Paris climate accord, scrapping … more
BOSTON — Federal regulators have settled an environmental enforcement case with Newport Biodiesel Inc., resulting in reduced air emissions and improved safety controls at the company's biodiesel manufacturing plant in Newport. The U.S. … more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
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